INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
21 Oct 2016 Definitive duty
20 Dec 2013 Preliminary duty
21 Jun 2013 Initiation

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

Supranational

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: 20 Dec 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On June 21, 2013, the South African authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of frozen potato chips from Belgium and the Netherlands.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 2004.1090.
On December 20, 2013, the South African authorities imposed a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of frozen potato chips from Belgium and the Netherlands. The rate of the duty is 30.77% for imports originating in Belgium, at the exception of the company Clarebout Potatoes whose exports are subject to a duty of 6.19%, and 18.18% for imports originating in the Netherlands.
According to the WTO semi-annual report of anti-dumping actions taken by South Africa, the investigation was completed on August 8, 2014. However, as of December 31, 2014, no definitive duty has been imposed yet.

On 21 October 2016, the South African Revenue Service imposed a definitive antidumping duty on imports of the subject good from Belgium and the Netherlands. The rate of duty on imports from Belgium is between 6.19% and 30.77% depending on the company. The rate of duty on import from the Netherlands is 12.52% or 16.42% depending on the company.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

213 Prepared & preserved vegetables, pulses & potatoes
2004 Other vegetables prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid, frozen, other than products of heading 20.06.
200410 Potatoes

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