INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
06 Jul 2021 Renewal
31 Mar 2021 Review
13 Jul 2015 Renewal
01 Apr 2015 Review
04 May 2010 Definitive duty
27 Oct 2009 Preliminary duty
27 Apr 2009 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 Oct 2009 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On 27 April 2009, the United States International Trade Administration initiated an anti-dumping duty investigation on imports of polyethylene retail carrier bags from Indonesia, Chinese Taipei and Vietnam. The products subject to investigation are classified under HS code subheading 3923.21.0085. This investigation follows the application lodged by Hilex Poly Co., LLC and Superbag Corporation.

On 27 October 2009, the United States International Trade Administration imposed a preliminary anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject good from Chinese Taipei. The duty is 28,69%.

On 3 November 2009, the United States International Trade Administration imposed a preliminary anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject good from Vietnam and Indonesia. The duty on imports from Vietnam ranges from 52,30% to 76,11% depending on the company. The duty on imports from Indonesia ranges from 67,18% to 67,62% depending on the company.

On 4 May 2010, the United States International Trade Administration imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject good from Indonesia, Chinese Taipei and Vietnam. The rate of duty on imports from Vietnam ranges from 52.30% to 76.11% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Chinese Taipei ranges from 36.54% to 95.81%. The rate of duty on imports from Indonesia ranges from 69.64% to 85.17%. The notice imposing definitive duties was published on 4 May 2010.

On 1 April 2015, the United States International Trade Administration announced the automatic initiation of a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from Indonesia, Chinese Taipei and Vietnam. 

On 13 July 2015, the United States International Trade Administration issued a notice extending the definitive duty imposed on imports of polyethylene retail carrier bags from Indonesia, Chinese Taipei and Vietnam following the conclusion of the sunset review. The rate of duty on imports from Indonesia is 85.17%. The rate of duty on imports from Vietnam is 76.11%. The rate of duty on imports from Chinese Taipei is 95.81%. The notice imposing definitive duties was published on 13 July 2015. 

On 31 March 2021, the United States International Trade Administration announced the automatic initiation of a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from Indonesia, Chinese Taipei and Vietnam.

On 6 July 2021, the United States International Trade Administration issued a notice extending the definitive duty imposed on imports of polyethylene retail carrier bags from Indonesia, Chinese Taipei and Vietnam following the conclusion of the sunset review. The rate of duty on imports from Indonesia is 85.17%. The rate of duty on imports from Vietnam is 76.11%. The rate of duty on imports from Chinese Taipei is 95.81%. The notice extending the definitive duties was published on 6 July 2021. 

 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

364 Packaging products of plastics
3923 Articles for the conveyance or packing of goods, of plastics; stoppers, lids, caps and other closures, of plastics.
392321 Of polymers of ethylene

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