INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
08 Jan 2014 Definitive duty
26 Jun 2013 Preliminary duty
22 Nov 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: 26 Jun 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On November 8, 2012, the Mexican Ministry of Economy decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of seamless steel pipes - with external diameter equal or greater than 2 inches (60.3 mm) but not greater than 4 inches (114.3 mm) - from China (Resolución por la que se acepta la solicitud de parte interesada y se declara el inicio de la investigación anti-dumping sobre las importaciones de tubería de acero sin costura..., 08.11.2012).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 7304.1901, 7304.1904, 7304.1999, 7304.3101, 7304.3110, 7304.3199, 7304.3901, 7304.3905 and 7304.3999.
The complaint was lodged on September 28, 2012 by Tubos de Acero de México S.A. The investigation started on the day following the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Federation, i.e. on November 22, 2012.
On June 11, 2013, the Mexican authorities decided to impose a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of seamless steel pipes with external diameter equal or greater than 2' but not greater than 4' from China (Resolución preliminar de la investigación anti-dumping sobre las importaciones de tubería de acero sin costura..., 11.06.2013).
The amount of this provisional duty is 1,568.92 USD per metric ton for all Chinese exporters. This provisional anti-dumping duty entered into force on the day following the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Federation, i.e. on June 26, 2013.
On December 13, 2013, the Mexican authorities decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of seamless steel pipes with external diameter equal or greater than 2' but not greater than 4' from China (Resolución final de la investigación anti-dumping sobre las importaciones de tubería de acero sin costura..., 13.12.2013).
The amount of this definitive duty is 1,568.92 USD per metric ton for all Chinese exporters. This definitive anti-dumping duty entered into force on the day following the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Federation, i.e. on January 8, 2014.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7304 Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, seamless, of iron (other than cast iron) or steel.
730419 Other
730431 Colddrawn or coldrolled (coldreduced)
730439 Other

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