INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
28 Jan 2017 Definitive duty
29 Oct 2015 Initiation

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

Supranational

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: 28 Jan 2017 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On October 29th, 2015, the European Commission announced the initiation of an anti-dumping investigation on imports of tube and pipe butt-welding fittings, of austenitic stainless steel grades used for corrosion-resistant applications, with a greatest external diameter not exceeding 406.4mm and a wall thickness of 16 mm or less, whether or not finished, from China and Chinese Taipei (Notice No 2015/C 357/05).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: ex 7307.2310 and ex 7307.2390.
The complaint was lodged on September 14th, 2015 by the Defence Committee of the Stainless Steel Butt-welding Fittings Industry of the European Union, on behalf of producers representing more than 25% of the EU production of the subject goods.
 
On 28 January 2017, the European Commission imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject good from China and Chinese Taipei (Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2017/141). The amount of duty imposed on imports from China is between 30.7% and 64.9% depending on the company. The amount of duty imposed on imports from Chinese Taipei is between 5.1% and 12.1%depending on the company with the exception of King Lai Hygienic Materials Co., Ltd, which is exempt from anti-dumping duties.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7307 Tube or pipe fittings (for example, couplings, elbows, sleeves), of iron or steel.
730723 Butt welding fittings

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