INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
06 Jan 2010 Definitive duty
27 May 2009 Preliminary duty
18 Jul 2008 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: 27 May 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On July 7, 2008, the Mexican Ministry of Economy decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of carbon steel pipes with straight longitudinal seam (thickness between 0.562 and 1 inch, i.e. between 14.3 and 25.4 mm; outer diameter between 16 and 48 inches, i.e. between 406.4 and 1219.2 mm) from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 7305.1101.

The complaint was lodged on November 16, 2007 by Tubacero, S.A. de C.V.

The investigation started on the day following the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Federation, i.e. on July 19, 2008.

On May 13, 2009, the Mexican authorities decided to impose a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned products originating in the UK, limited to the exports of the company Corus UK Limited. The rate of the duty is 8.42%. This provisional anti-dumping duty entered into force on the day following the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Federation, i.e. on May 27, 2009.

On December 23, 2009, the Mexican authorities decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned carbon steel pipes originating in the UK. The rate of the duty is 5.91%. This definitive anti-dumping duty entered into force on the day following the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Federation, i.e. on January 6, 2010.

 

On November 21, 2014, the Mexican Ministry of Economy decided to initiate a sunset review of the above-mentioned anti-dumping duty. This follows the application lodged on November 6, 2014 by Tubacero, S. de R.L. de C.V. The review started on the day following the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Federation, i.e. on December 5, 2014.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7305 Other tubes and pipes (for example, welded, riveted or similarly closed), having circular crosssections, the external diameter of which exceeds 406.4 mm, of iron or steel.
730511 Longitudinally submerged arc welded

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