EC: Termination of antidumping investigation without duties concerning purified terephthalic acid and its salts from Thailand

Measure #2377 | Published 1 Jun 2011 ▲


On 22 December 2010 the European Commission terminated the antidumping investigation without imposing any measures.
On December 22, 2009 the European Commission initiated antidumping investigations concerning imports of of purified terephthalic acid and its salts of a purity by weight of 99,5 % or more originating in Thailand. The investigation was opened following a complaint lodged on November 13, 2009 by BP Aromatics Limited NV and CEPSA Quimica S.A..

Any Evidence-Based Deliberation:

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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?

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Implemented: No

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GTA Evaluation: Amber

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