INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
30 Mar 2018 Definitive duty
15 Jan 2016 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: 30 Mar 2018 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On 15 January 2016, the Pakistani National Tariff Commission initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of certain uncoated writing and printing paper from Brazil, China, Indonesia, Japan and Thailand (Notice ADC No. 42/2016/NTC/CUWP). The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 4802.5510, 4802.56.00, 4802.57.00, 4802.61.00 and 4802.62.00. This investigation follows the application lodged on 3 December 2015 by Bulleh Shah Packaging Pvt. Ltd.

On 26 April 2017, the Pakistani National Tariff Commission concluded the preliminary determination of the above investigation. The investigation will continue without the imposition of provisional duties.

On 30 March 2018, the Pakistani National Tariff Commission imposed a definitive duty on imports of the subject good from Brazil, China, Indonesia, Japan and Thailand. The rate of duty on imports from Brazil is 35.93% of the C&F price. The rate of duty on imports from China is 21.90% of the C&F price. The rate of duty on imports from Indonesia is 10.62% or 20.66% of the C&F price depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Japan is 39.10% of the C&F price. The rate of duty on imports from Thailand 1.64% of the C&F price. The duty is in force for a period of five years.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

321 Pulp, paper & paperboard
4802 Uncoated paper and paperboard, of a kind used for writing, printing or other graphic purposes, and non perforated punch cards and punch tape paper, in rolls or rectangular (including square) sheets, of any size, other than paper of heading 48.01 or 48.03
480255 Weighing 40 g/m² or more but not more than 150 g/m², in rolls
480257 Other, weighing 40 g/m² or more but not more than 150 g/m²
480262 In sheets with one side not exceeding 435 mm and the other side not exceeding 297 mm in the unfolded state

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