China: Termination of antidumping duty on disodium from Japan and the Republic of Korea
On 12 May 2011, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the Notice NO.22 (2011) which stated the decision of the Chinese authorities to stop levying antidumping duties on disodium (including disodium 5'-inosinate, disodium 5'-guanylate and disodium 5'-ribonucleotide listed under 29349990, 38249099 in the import tariffs of the Chinese Customs) originating from Japan the Republic of Korea since the date of the promulgation of the Notice.
On 12 May 2006, the MOFCOM announced the Notice NO.76 (2006) announced to levy antidumping duty on the said products listed above from Japan and the Republic of Korea. After 5 years' effective period, no domestic company of disodium industry applied to the MOFCOM for conducting further review on the antidumping duty on the said products. In accordance with Chinese antidumping regulations, the MOFCOM released this Notice NO.22 (2011) announcing the termination of the antidumping duty on disodium (listed under 29349990, 38249099 in the import tariffs of the Chinese Customs) originating from Japan the Republic of Korea.
Any Evidence-Based Deliberation:
|Is there anything in the public record to suggest that evidence of the effectiveness of the proposed measure was considered during official deliberations?|
|Is there any evidence that alternatives to the proposed measure were considered?|
|Is there anything in the public record that suggests that empirical evidence informed the comparison across the alternatives available to government?|
|Was such evidence identified?|
|Is such evidence publicly available?|
|Did the official decision-maker in question provide an explanation as to why a chosen measure was favoured over alternatives?|
|Is there any evidence to suggest that potentially affected trading partners were consulted before the measures were taken?|
|Is there any evidence that safeguards have been put in place to ensure that implementation of the initiative is transparent and non-discriminatory?|
|Did the government state its intention to review the measure within one year of implementation?|
Date of inception: 12 May 2011
GTA Evaluation: Green