EC: Initiation of investigation concerning the possible circumvention of antidumping duties imports of steel ropes and cables
On 11 August 2009 the European Union initiated an investigation concerning the possible possible circumvention of anti-dumping measures imposed by Council Regulation (EC) No 1858/2005. The regulation targeted imports of steel ropes and cables originating in the PeopleÌs Republic of China, consigned from the Republic of Korea or Malaysia, whether declared as originating in the Republic of Korea and Malaysia or not. Such imports were made subject to registration.
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?||Don't know|
|Is there any evidence that alternatives to the proposed measure were considered?||Don't Know|
|Is there anything in the public record that suggests that empirical evidence informed the comparison across the alternatives available to government?||Don't Know|
|Was such evidence identified?||Don't Know|
|Is such evidence publicly available?||Don't Know|
|Did the official decision-maker in question provide an explanation as to why a chosen measure was favoured over alternatives?||Don't Know|
|Is there any evidence to suggest that potentially affected trading partners were consulted before the measures were taken?||Don't Know|
|Is there any evidence that safeguards have been put in place to ensure that implementation of the initiative is transparent and non-discriminatory?||Don't Know|
|Did the government state its intention to review the measure within one year of implementation?||Don't Know|
Date Discovered: 24/08/2009
Date of inception:
GTA Evaluation: Amber
Official Journal. (12 August 2009). COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 734/2009. To be obtained at http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2009:208:0007...