INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
18 Mar 2013 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: 02 May 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On March 18, 2013, the Moroccan authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of A4-size paper (70-90 gr/m2), from Portugal.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 4802.5790.
This follows the application lodged by Med Paper.
 
On February 13, 2014, the Moroccan authorities issued their preliminary report and recommended the imposition of a provisional anti-dumping duty at a rate of 10.60% .
On May 1, 2014, the decree imposing this provisional duty was published in the Official Gazette of the Kingdom of Morocco. The rate of the duty is 10.6%. Subject goods are classified under HS code 4802.5690 and not 4802.5790 according to this decree. It entered into force on the day following the publication of the regulation in the Official Gazette, that is on May 2, 2014, and is applicable for a period of four months.
 
On September 9, 2014, the Moroccan authorities issued their final report and recommended the imposition of a definitive anti-dumping duty at a rate of 10.60%.
On November 6, 2014, the decree imposing this definitive duty was published in the Official Gazette of the Kingdom of Morocco. The rate of the duty is 10.60%. It entered into force on the day following the publication of the regulation in the Official Gazette, that is on November 7, 2014, and is applicable for a period of five years.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

321 Pulp, paper & paperboard
4802 Uncoated paper and paperboard, of a kind used for writing, printing or other graphic purposes, and non perforated punch cards and punch tape paper, in rolls or rectangular (including square) sheets, of any size, other than paper of heading 48.01 or 48.03
480256 Weighing 40 g/m² or more but not more than 150 g/m², in sheets with one side not exceeding 435 mm and the other side not exceeding 297 mm in the unfolded state
480257 Other, weighing 40 g/m² or more but not more than 150 g/m²

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