INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
14 Dec 2018 Renewal
26 Apr 2018 Review
10 May 2013 Renewal
21 Sep 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: 10 May 2013 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On September 21, 2012, the South African authorities on behalf of SACU initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of plates and sheets, film, foil and strip of PVC from China and Chinese Taipei. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 3920.4900.

On May 10, 2013, the South African authorities decided upon the continuation of the definitive anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of PVC rigid from China and Chinese Taipei. The rate of duty imposed on imports originating in China is 32.7%. The rate of duty imposed on imports originating in Chinese Taipei is 226%.

On 26 April 2018, the South African authorities initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China and Chinese Taipei.

On 14 December 2018, the South African authorities extended the definitive duty on imports of PVC rigid from China and Chinese Taipei following the conclusion of the sunset review. The rate of duty is maintained.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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EXPORT

AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

363 Semi-manufactures of plastics
3920 Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics, noncellular and not reinforced, laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.
392049 Other

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