INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
01 Jun 2010 Preliminary duty
03 Sep 2009 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: 01 Jun 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On 3 September 2009, the European Commission initiated an anti-dumping on imports of certain polyethylene terephthalate originating in Iran, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates. The product under investigation was polyethylene terephthalate of viscosity number of 78 ml/g or higher, according to the ISO Standard 1628-5. The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code subheading: 3907.60.20.

On 2 June 2010, the European Commission imposed a preliminary duty on imports of the above good from the United Arab Emirates. The rate of the duty is EUR 54.80per tonne. The duty is in force for a period of six months.

On 30 September 2010, the European Commission concluded and terminated the above investigation on imports ofcertain polyethylene terephthalate originating in Iran, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates. The above provisional anti-dumping duty is released to the respective parties.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

347 Plastics in primary forms
3907 Polyacetals, other polyethers and epoxide resins, in primary forms; polycarbonates, alkyd resins, polyallyl esters and other polyesters, in primary forms.
390760 Poly(ethylene terephthalate)

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