INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
04 Apr 2014 Definitive duty
07 Nov 2013 Preliminary duty

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: 07 Nov 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On 6 February 2013, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of cellulose or dissolving pulp originating in the United States, Canada and Brazil (Announcement No. 10 of 2013). The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 4702.00.00; 4706.10.00 and 4706.30.00. The complaint was lodged on 13 December 2012 by: Yibin Long Yi pulp Ltd., Yanbian Shixian Bailu Paper Co. Ltd., Fujian Qingshan Paper Industry Co. Ltd., Fujian Nanping Paper Co. Ltd., Hebei Hualin Textile Materials Ltd., the Yumen Arima Cotton Industry Co. Ltd. and Guizhou Chitianhua Paper Co. Ltd.
 
On 7 November 2013, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) of the People's Republic of China imposed a preliminary anti-dumping duty on imports of subject good from the United States, Canada and Brazil (Announcement No. 75 of 2013). The rate of duty on imports from the United States is between 18.7% and 29.8% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Canada is between 13% and 50.9% depending on the company. This is with the exception of Neucel Specialty Cellulose Ltd., which is exempt from anti-dumping duties. The rate of duty on imports from Brazil is 6.8% or 49.4% depending on the company.
 
On 6 April 2014, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) of the People's Republic of China imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of subject good from the United States, Canada and Brazil (Announcement No. 18 of 2014). The rate of duty on imports from the United States is between 16.9% and 33.5% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Canada is between 13% and 23.7% depending on the company. This is with the exception of Neucel Specialty Cellulose Ltd., which is exempt from anti-dumping duties. The rate of duty on imports from Brazil is 6.8% or 11.5% depending on the company. The measure is in force for a period of five years.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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EXPORT

AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

321 Pulp, paper & paperboard
4702 Chemical wood pulp, dissolving grades.
470200 Chemical wood pulp, dissolving grades.
4706 Pulps of fibres derived from recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard or of other fibrous cellulosic material.
470610 Cotton linters pulp
470630 Other, of bamboo

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