INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
20 Nov 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: 11 Jul 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On 28 January 2016, the Dominican Republic initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of steel bars or rods from China (Resolution No. CDC-RD-AD-010-2016, 28.01.2016).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 7213.10.00, 7213.20.90, 7214.10.00, 7214.20.00, 7214.30.00, 7214.91.00 and 7214.99.00
The complaint was lodged on 20 November 2015 by METALDOM GERDAU S.A.
 
On 30 June 2016, the Dominican Republic decided to impose a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of steel bars or rods from China (Resolution No. CDC-RD-AD-020-2016, 30.06.2016). The rate of the duty is 31% ad valorem. This provisional duty entered into force on 11 July 2016 and is applicable for a period of four months.
 
On 25 January 2017, the Dominican Republic imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the of certain steel bars or rods from China. The products subject to definitive anti-dumping duty are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 7214.10.00, 7214.20.00, 7214.30.00, and 7214.99.00 (Resolution No. CDC-RD-AD-026-2017). The rate of the duty is 43% ad valorem. The definitive anti-dumping duty is in force for a period of five years.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7213 Bars and rods, hotrolled, in irregularly wound coils, of iron or nonalloy steel.
721320 Other, of freecutting steel
7214 Other bars and rods of iron or nonalloy steel, not further worked than forged, hotrolled, hotdrawn or hotextruded, but including those twisted after rolling.
721410 Forged
721420 Containing indentations, ribs, grooves or other deformations produced during the rolling process or twisted after rolling
721430 Other, of freecutting steel
721491 Of rectangular (other than square) crosssection
721499 Other

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