INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
03 Feb 2016 Definitive duty
03 Oct 2015 Preliminary duty
22 Apr 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: 03 Oct 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On April 22nd, 2015, the Pakistani National Tariff Commission initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of polyester staple fibre from China (Notice ADC No. 33/2015/NTC/PSF, Initiation).
The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 5503.2010.
This investigation follows the application lodged on March 27th, 2015 by Ibrahim Fibres Limited, Lahore and ICI Pakistan Limited, Lahore, domestic producers of the subject good.
On October 3rd, 2015, the Pakistani National Tariff Commission issued its preliminary findings and decided upon the imposition of a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of polyester staple fibre originating in China (Notice ADC No. 33/2015/NTC/PSF, Preliminary Determination).
The rate of the duty is 14.92% of the CIF value, at the exception of the following companies whose exports are subject to a preferential duty: Shanghai Hengyi Polyester Fiber Co., Limited (10.53%), Jiangyin Huahong Chemical Fiber Co., Limited (7.18%), Jiangyin Hailun Chemical Fiber Co., Limited (6.41%), Xiamen Xianglu Chemical Fiber Company Limited (7.17%), Nanyang Textile Co., Limited (7.17%), Suzhou Zhenbang Chemical Fiber Co. Limited (7.17%), Fujian Zhengqi High-Tech Fiber Technology Co., Limited (7.17%), Shanghai Polytex Co., Limited (7.17%).
This provisional measure is applicable for a period of four months.
 
On 3 February 2016, the Pakistani authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the above product from China. The rate of the duty is between 2.82% and 11.51% depending on the company. The duty is in force for a period of five years starting from the imposition date of provisional duties, i.e. until 2 October 2020.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

355 Man-made fibres
5503 Synthetic staple fibres, not carded, combed or otherwise processed for spinning.
550320 Of polyesters

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