|13 Dec 2010||Initiation|
ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARYNo
On 26 January 2011 the European Commission announced an anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of oxalic acid from China and India. The complaint was received on 13 December 2010.
On the basis of evidence provided by the complainant the dumping margins calculated are significant. The Commission and the producers of the Union will both participate in investigating whether the imports of the product under investigation cause material harm for the Union industry. (2011/C 24/07)
On 20 October 2011 the European Commission imposed anti-dumping duties on imports of oxalic acid from China and India. For the dumping margins, see source.
On 18 April 2012 a definitive duty was imposed. The margins are the same as the ones presented in the provisional duty.
On 20 May 2015, the General Court of the European Union delivered its judgement on case T-310/12 between Yuanping Changyuan Chemicals Co. Ltd and the Council. Yuanping Changyuan Chemicals Co. Ltd. is a Chinese company subject to the above definitive duties. The General Court annulled "Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 325/2012 of 12 April 2012 imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty and collecting definitively the provisional duty imposed on imports of oxalic acid originating in India and the People's Republic of China in so far as it concerns Yuanping Changyuan Chemicals Co. Ltd.". Moreover, the Court ruled that the Council of the European Union must repay any previous or current costs as a result of the above measure to the Chinese company in question.
On the 27 April 2016, the European Commission announced the conclusions of this judgement and methods of repayment to Yuanping Changyuan Chemicals Co. Ltd. Additionally the Commission initiated a revised anti-dumping investigation on imports of oxalic acid from China, see related measure.
On 12 April 2017, the European Commission initiated a sunset review on imports of the subject good from India and China. This follows the request lodged on 18 January 2017 by Oxaquim S.A.
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