INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
25 Jun 2017 Definitive duty
31 Dec 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: 25 Jun 2017 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On 31 December 2015, the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) authorities initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of certain electric lead-acid accumulators with a capacity between 35 and 115 Amp-hour of a kind used for starting piston engines from the Republic of Korea. According to the World Trade Organization's Trade Monitoring Database, the products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 8507.10.

The GCC member states are the Kingdom of Bahrain, the State of Kuwait, the Sultanate of Oman, the State of Qatar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.

On 25 June 2017, the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) imposed a definitive antidumping duty on imports of the subject from the Republic of Korea. The rate of duty is between 12% and 25%.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

464 Accumulators, primary cells & primary batteries; parts
8507 Electric accumulators, including separators therefor, whether or not rectangular (including square).
850710 Leadacid, of a kind used for starting piston engines

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