INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
14 Jan 2014 Definitive duty
02 May 2013 Preliminary duty
31 Aug 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: 02 May 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On August 23, 2012, the Mexican Ministry of Economy decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of ceramic and porcelain dishware and loose articles 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 vajillas y piezas sueltas de vajillas de cerámica, incluidas las de porcelana..., 23.08.2012).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 6911.1001 and 6912.0001.
The complaint was lodged on June 6, 2012 by Cinsa S.A. de C.V. The investigation started on the day following the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Federation, i.e. on August 31, 2012.
On April 4, 2013, the Mexican authorities decided to impose a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of ceramic and porcelain dishware and loose articles from China (Resolución preliminar de la investigación anti-dumping sobre las importaciones de vajillas y piezas sueltas de vajillas de cerámica, incluidas las de porcelana..., 04.04.2013).
The amount of this provisional duty is the difference between the declared customs value and the reference price of USD 2.58 per kilogram in case the declared customs value of imports from China is lower than this reference price. In case the declared customs value of imports from China is equal to or higher than this reference price, no duty is charged. 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 May 3, 2013.
On December 20, 2013, the Mexican authorities decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of ceramic and porcelain dishware and loose articles from China (Resolución final de la investigación anti-dumping sobre las importaciones de vajillas y piezas sueltas de vajillas de cerámica, incluidas las de porcelana..., 20.12.2013).
The amount of this definitive duty is the difference between the declared customs value and the reference price of USD 2.61 per kilogram in case the declared customs value of imports from China is lower than this reference price. In case the declared customs value of imports from China is equal to or higher than this reference price, no duty is charged. 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 14, 2014.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

MAP
TABLE
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
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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