INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
14 Aug 2014 Definitive duty
14 May 2014 Preliminary duty

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: 14 May 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On August 14, 2013, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of single-mode optical fibers from India (MOFCOM Announcement No. 54 of 2013, 14.08.2013).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 9001.1000.
The complaint was lodged on June 18, 2013 by Jiangsu Fasten Photonics Co., Ltd., FiberHome Fujikura Optic Technology Co., Ltd., Futong Group, Jiangsu Hengtong Photoelectric Stock Co., Ltd., Chengdu SEI Optical Fiber Co., Ltd., Zhongtian Technology Fiber Optic Co., Ltd. and Jiangsu Tongding Optic-electronic Stock Co., Ltd. on behalf of the domestic industry.
On May 13, 2014, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China decided to impose a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of single-mode optical fibers originating in India (MOFCOM Announcement No. 33 of 2014, 13.05.2014). The rate of the deposits that have to be paid by Indian companies ranges from 13.7% to 51%, depending on the company. This provisional anti-dumping duty entered into force on May 14, 2014.
On August 13, 2014, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of single-mode optical fibers originating in India (MOFCOM Announcement No. 56 of 2014, 13.08.2014). The rate of this definitive anti-dumping duty ranges from 7.4% to 30.6%, depending on the Indian company. This duty entered into force on August 14, 2014 and is applicable for a period of five years.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

483 Optical instruments & photographic equipment; parts thereof
9001 Optical fibres and optical fibre bundles; optical fibre cables other than those of heading 85.44; sheets and plates of polarising material; lenses (including contact lenses), prisms, mirrors and other optical elements, of any material, unmounted, other th
900110 Optical fibres, optical fibre bundles and cables

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