INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
05 Aug 2013 Definitive duty
07 Feb 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 Feb 2013 | Removal date: open ended
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Anti-dumping

On August 17, 2012, the Pakistani authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of phtalic anhydride from Iran, Italy and Thailand.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 2917.3500. The dumping is suspected to have occurred between April 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012.
On February 7, 2013, the Pakistani authorities made a preliminary determination of dumping. The dumping margin for imports originating in Iran is 8.37%. The dumping margin for imports originating in Italy is 13.69%. The dumping margin for imports originating in Thailand is 10.62%. However, no provisional duty was imposed.
On August 5, 2013, the Pakistani authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of phtalic anhydride from Iran, Italy and Thailand. The rate of the duty for imports originating in Iran is 7.62%. The rate of the duty for imports originating in Italy is 12.91%. The rate of the duty for imports originating in Thailand is 9.78%.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

341 Basic organic chemicals
2917 Polycarboxylic acids, their anhydrides, halides, peroxides and peroxyacids; their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
291735 Phthalic anhydride

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