INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
28 Sep 2018 Review
18 Oct 2013 Renewal
26 Oct 2012 Review

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: 18 Oct 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On October 26, 2012, the South African authorities initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of spades, shovels, rakes, forks and garden picks from China.
 
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 8201.3003, 8201.1010, 8201.9020 and 8201.3090.
 
On October 18, 2013, the South African authorities extended the definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of spades, shovels, rakes, forks and garden picks from China. The amount of the duty imposed on spades and shovels is 158.1c per kilogram (USD 0.1527 per kilogram at the rate of May 12, 2014). The amount of the duty imposed on picks is 262.7c per kilogram (USD 0.2539 per kilogram at the rate of May 12, 2014). The amount of the duty imposed on rakes is 369.2c per kilogram (USD 0.3568 per kilogram at the rate of May 12, 2014). The amount of the duty imposed on forks is 480c per kilogram (USD 0.4638 per kilogram at the rate of May 12, 2014).

On 28 September 2018, the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa initiated a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China. The review following the application lodged by Lasher Tools.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

429 Other fabricated metal products
8201 Hand tools, the following : spades, shovels, mattocks, picks, hoes, forks and rakes; axes, bill hooks and similar hewing tools; secateurs and pruners of any kind; scythes, sickles, hay knives, hedge shears, timber wedges and other tools of a kind used in
820110 Spades and shovels

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