INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
15 Oct 2014 Definitive duty
31 Jan 2014 Preliminary duty
27 Jul 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: 31 Jan 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On July 18, 2013, the Mexican Ministry of Economy decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of steel plates 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 placa de acero en hoja..., 18.07.2013).
 
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 7208.5101, 7208.5102, 7208.5103, 7208.5201, 7225.4001 and 7225.4002. The complaint was lodged on April 30, 2013 by Altos Hornos de México S.A.B 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 July 27, 2013.
 
On January 17, 2014, the Mexican authorities decided to impose a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of steel plates from China (Resolución preliminar de la investigación anti-dumping sobre las importaciones de placa de acero en hoja..., 17.01.2014). The rate of this provisional duty is 33.98% for all Chinese exporters. 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 February 1, 2014.
On October 2, 2014, the Mexican authorities decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of steel plates originating in China. The rate of this definitive duty is similar to the provisional one, i.e. 33.98%. This duty entered into force on the day following the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Federation, i.e. on October 15, 2014.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7208 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, hotrolled, not clad, plated or coated.
720851 Of a thickness exceeding 10 mm
720852 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more but not exceeding 10 mm
7225 Flatrolled products of other alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more.
722540 Other, not further worked than hotrolled, not in coils

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