INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
02 Jan 2021 Review
19 Jan 2017 Definitive duty
11 Jun 2015 Initiation

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

Yes

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 13 Jan 2016 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On July 16th, 2015, the Pakistani National Tariff Commission initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of cold-rolled coils and sheets from China and Ukraine (Notice ADC No. 35/2015/NTC/CRC). The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 7209.1690, 7209.1790, 7209.1890, 7209.1610, 7209.1710, 7209.1810, 7209.2690, 7209.2790, 7209.2890, 7209.2610, 7209.2710 and 7209.2810. This investigation follows the application lodged on June 11th, 2015 by Aisha Steel Mills Limited, Karachi, a domestic producer of the subject goods.
 
On 13 January 2016, the Pakistani National Tariff Commission issued its preliminary findings and decided upon the imposition of a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of cold-rolled coils and sheets from China and Ukraine (Notice of Preliminary Determination, 13.01.2016). The rate of duty is between 8.31% and 19.04% of the C&F value in ad val. from China depending on the exporting company. The rate of duty is 18.92% or 19.04% of the C&F value in ad val. from Ukraine depending on the company. This provisional measure is applicable for a period of four months.
 
On 19 January 2017, the Pakistani National Tariff Commission issued its final determination and decided upon the imposition of definitive anti-dumping duties on imports of cold-rolled coils and sheets from China and Ukraine (Notice of Final Determination, 19.01.2017). The rate of duty on imports from China is between 13.17% and 19.04% of the C&F value in ad valorem depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Ukraine is 18.36% or 18.92% of the C&F value in ad valorem depending on the company. The definitive duty is in force for a period of five years starting from the date of publication of the provisional determination, i.e. 13 January 2016.

On 2 January 2021,the Pakistani authorities announced the initiation of a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from Ukraine and China.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7209 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, coldrolled (coldreduced), not clad, plated or coated.
720916 Of a thickness exceeding 1 mm but less than 3 mm
720917 Of a thickness of 0.5 mm or more but not exceeding 1 mm
720918 Of a thickness of less than 0.5 mm
720926 Of a thickness exceeding 1 mm but less than 3 mm
720927 Of a thickness of 0.5 mm or more but not exceeding 1 mm

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