INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
16 Sep 2015 Initiation

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 15 Mar 2017 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On September 10th, 2015, the Argentinian authorities decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of poly(ethylene terephthalate), in pellets, viscosity index between 0.7 and 0.9 decilitre per gramme, from Indonesia and the United States of America (Resolution 366/2015, 10.09.2015).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 3907.6000.
The complaint was lodged by DAK Americas Argentina S.A. The investigation started on the day following the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, i.e. on September 16th, 2015.

On 27 July 2016, the Argentinian authorities decided to continue the above investigation without the imposition of provisional duties. The decision came into force 3 August 2016.
 
On 15 March 2017, the Argentinian authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject good from Indonesia. The rate of duty is ad valorem 15.10% of the FOB declared value. No duty was imposed on imports of the subject good from the United States. The measure is in force for a period of five years.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

347 Plastics in primary forms
3907 Polyacetals, other polyethers and epoxide resins, in primary forms; polycarbonates, alkyd resins, polyallyl esters and other polyesters, in primary forms.
390760 Poly(ethylene terephthalate)

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