INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
29 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: 19 May 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On November 29, 2012, the Argentinian authorities decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of sections of polymers of vinyl chloride (of a kind used in the manufacture of apertures or enclosure) from China and Germany (Resolution 163/2012, 29.11.2012).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 3916.2000.
The complaint was lodged by PVC Tecnocom 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 December 4, 2012.
On May 15, 2014, the Argentinian authorities decided to impose a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned products originating in China (Resolution 184/2014, 15.05.2014). The amount of the duty is USD 2.27 per kilogram. This provisional anti-dumping duty entered into force on the day of the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, i.e. on May 19, 2014, and is applicable for a period of six months. Concerning imports originatin in Germany, the anti-dumping investigation continues without the imposition of a provisional duty.
On June 3, 2014, the Argentinian authorities decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned products originating in China and Germany (Resolution 238/2014, 03.06.2014). The amount of the duty is USD 0.88 per kilogram for imports originating both in China and in Germany, at the exception of the German company Aluplast GmbH whose exports are not subject to the payment of any duty. This definitive anti-dumping duty entered into force on the day of the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, i.e. on July 16, 2014, and is applicable for a period of five years.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

363 Semi-manufactures of plastics
3916 Monofilament of which any crosssectional dimension exceeds 1 mm, rods, sticks and profile shapes, whether or not surface worked but not otherwise worked, of plastics.
391620 Of polymers of vinyl chloride

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