INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
09 Apr 2021 Renewal
19 Jul 2020 Review
31 Jul 2015 Renewal
20 Feb 2015 Review
26 Mar 2010 Renewal
21 Aug 2009 Review

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

Supranational

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

Yes

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 26 Mar 2010 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On August 21, 2009, the South African authorities initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of flat and float glass from China and India. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 7004.9000 and 7005.2900.

On March 26, 2010, the South African authorities decided upon the continuation of the definitive anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of flat and float glass from China and India. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in China ranges from 562c to 802c per square metre (USD 0.542475 to USD 0.774136 per square metre at the exchange rate of May 19, 2014). The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in India ranges from 587c to 1387c per square metre (USD 0.566803 to USD 1.33928 per square metre at the exchange rate of May 19, 2014).
 
On February 20th, 2015, the South African authorities published the notice of initiation of a sunset review of the above-mentioned anti-dumping measure.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 7004.9090, 7005.2917, 7005.2923 and 7005.2925.
This review follows the application lodged on July 15th, 2014 by PFG Building Glass, the sole producer of the subject goods in the Southern African Customs Union.
 
On July 16th, 2015, the International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) of South Africa issued its final findings and recommended the continuation of the existing anti-dumping measure.
 
On July 31st, 2015, the South African authorities published the notice of extension of the existing anti-dumping measure following the decision of the Minister of Trade and Industry to approve the ITAC's recommendation.

On 19 July 2020, the International Trade Administration Commission initiated a sunset review on imports of certain drawn glass and blown glass, in sheets from China and India. The investigation follows the application lodged by PFG Building Glass (Pty) Ltd.

On 9 April 2021, the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa issued a notice extending the definitive duty imposed on imports of flat and float drawn glass from China and India following the conclusion of the sunset review. 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

371 Glass & glass products
7005 Float glass and surface ground or polished glass, in sheets, whether or not having an absorbent, reflecting or nonreflecting layer, but not otherwise worked.
700529 Other

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