INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
21 Jul 2011 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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Anti-dumping

On July 21, 2011, the Argentinian Ministry of Economy and Public Finance decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of polyether polyol copolymer consisting of oxypropylene and oxyethylene monomeric units (molecular weight ranging between 2900 and 3500, hydroxyl value ranging between 47 and 58, viscosity ranging between 400 and 600 cSt at 25°C, maximum 35 APHA colour) from the United States of America (Resolution 462/2011, 21.07.2011). The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 3907.2039. The complaint was lodged by DOW Química Argentina S.A. The investigation started on the day following the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, i.e. on August 3, 2011.
 
On May 30, 2012, the Argentinian Ministry of Economy and Public Finance decided to continue the investigation without imposing a provisional anti-dumping duty (Resolution 51/2012, 30.05.2012).
 
On February 1, 2013, the Argentinian authorities decided to terminate the investigation without imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty (Resolution 13/2013, 01.02.2013).

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

347 Plastics in primary forms
3907 Polyacetals, other polyethers and epoxide resins, in primary forms; polycarbonates, alkyd resins, polyallyl esters and other polyesters, in primary forms.
390720 Other polyethers

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