INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
26 Jun 2012 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: 23 Oct 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On 26 June 2012, the Malaysian authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on steel wire rod imported from China, Chinese Taipei, Indonesia, Republic of Korea and Turkey. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 7213.10; 7213.20; 7213.91 and 7213.99. The complaint was lodged by Amsteel Mills Sdn. Bhd.
 
On 23 October 2012, the Malaysian authorities imposed a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned products from China, Chinese Taipei, Indonesia, Republic of Korea and Turkey. The rate of this duty on imports from Chinese Taipei is 5.56% or 10.14% depending on the company. The rate of this duty on imports from Indonesia is 11.97% with the exception of the company PT Ispat Indo, which is exempt from anti-dumping duties. The rate of this duty on imports from the Republic of Korea is 26.47%. The rate of this duty on imports from China is 7.89% with the exception of the companies Jiangsu Shagang Group Co. Ltd. and Jiangsu Yonggang Group Co. Ltd., which are exempt from anti-dumping duties. The rate of this duty on imports from Turkey is 33.62% with the exception of the company Diler Dis Ticaret, which is exempt from anti-dumping duties. The measure is in force for a period of 120 days.
 
On 20 February 2013, the Malaysian authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on the subject product from China, Chinese Taipei, Indonesia and Republic of Korea. The rate of this duty on imports from Chinese Taipei is between 9.04% and 25.20% depending on the company. The rate of this duty on imports from Indonesia is 25.20% with the exception of the company PT Ispat Indo, which is exempt from anti-dumping duties. The rate of this duty on imports from the Republic of Korea is 3.03% or 25.20% depending on the company. The rate of this duty on imports from China is 25.20% with the exception of the companies Jiangsu Shagang International Trade Co. Ltd. and Jiangsu Yonggang Group Co. Ltd., which are exempt from anti-dumping duties. No anti-dumping duties were imposed on imports from Turkey and the investigation was subsequently terminated. The measure is in force for a period of five years.
 
On June 24, 2014, the Malaysian authorities initiated an administrative review concerning imports originating in China.
 
On December 5th, 2014, the Malaysian authorities concluded the administrative review initiated on June 24th, 2014 and terminated the anti-dumping measure on imports of steel wire rods originating in China, with effect from December 16th, 2014. Reason for this decision is changed circumstances.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7213 Bars and rods, hotrolled, in irregularly wound coils, of iron or nonalloy steel.
721310 Containing indentations, ribs, grooves or other deformations produced during the rolling process
721320 Other, of freecutting steel
721391 Of circular crosssection measuring less than 14 mm in diameter
721399 Other

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