INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
15 Aug 2014 Definitive duty
24 Feb 2014 Preliminary duty
18 Nov 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: 24 Feb 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On November 14, 2013, 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 sodium acid pyrophosphate (SAPP) from Canada, China and the United States of America (Circular No. 72, 14.11.2013).
The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 2835.3920.
The complaint was lodged by ICL Brasil Ltda. on October 31, 2013. The investigation started on the day of the publication of the circular in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on November 18, 2013.
On March 17, 2014, the Brazilian authorities decided to impose a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of sodium acid pyrophosphate from Canada, China and the United States of America (Resolution No. 22, 17.03.2014). The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Canada is USD 2,053.11 per ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in China ranges from USD 769.37 to USD 2,225.34 per ton, depending on the exporting company. The amount of the duty originating in the United States of America is USD 1,932.57 per ton.
This provisional duty entered into force on the day of the publication of the resolution in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on March 19, 2014, and is applicable for a period of six months.
On August 14, 2014, the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of sodium acid pyrophosphate originating in Canada, China and the United States of America (Resolution No. 67, 14.08.2014). The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Canada is USD 2,281.23 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Innophos Canada Inc. whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 546.30 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in China ranges from USD 684.27 to USD 2.534.07per metric ton, depending on the producer/exporter. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in the United States of America is USD 2,147.30 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Innophos Inc. whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 418.13 per metric ton. This definitive anti-dumping duty entered into force on the day of the publication of the resolution in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on August 15, 2014, and is applicable for a period of five years.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

342 Basic inorganic chemicals n.e.c.
2835 Phosphinates (hypophosphites), phosphonates (phosphites) and phosphates; polyphosphates, whether or not chemically defined.
283539 Other

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