INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
17 Jan 2014 Definitive duty
29 Jul 2013 Preliminary duty
26 Dec 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: 29 Jul 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On December 21, 2012, the Secretary for Foreign Trade of the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of tableware (regardless of degree of porosity) from China (Circular No. 69, 21.12.2012). The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 6911.1010, 6911.1090, 6911.9000 and 6912.0000. The complaint was lodged on July 26, 2012 by Oxford Porcelanas S.A. and Indústria e Comércio de Cerâmica Tirolesa Ltda. The investigation started on the day of the publication of the circular in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on December 26, 2012.
 
On 29 July 2013, the Brazilian authorities imposed a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned products from China (Resolution No. 57 of 24 July 2013). The duty is between USD 1.34 and 4.66pr kilogram depending on the company. The duty is in force for a period of six months.
 
On January 16, 2014, the Brazilian authorities decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of tableware from China (Resolution No. 3, 16.01.2014). The amount of the duty ranges from USD 1.84 to USD 5.14 per kilogram, depending on the Chinese producer. This definitive duty entered into force on the day of the publication of the resolution in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on January 17, 2014, and is applicable for a period of five years.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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EXPORT

AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

372 Non-structural ceramic ware
6911 Tableware, kitchenware, other household articles and toilet articles, of porcelain or china.
691110 Tableware and kitchenware
691190 Other
6912 Ceramic tableware, kitchenware, other household articles and toilet articles, other than of porcelain or china.
691200 Ceramic tableware, kitchenware, other household articles and toilet articles, other than of porcelain or china.

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