INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
23 Dec 2015 Definitive duty
10 Jun 2015 Preliminary duty
27 Sep 2014 Initiation

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 Jun 2015 | Removal date: open ended
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Anti-dumping

On September 12, 2014, the Mexican Ministry of Economy decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of flat products of iron or carbon steel or hot-rolled alloys, not pickled, plated or coated, from China, France and Germany. Those products are known as hot-rolled steel rolls and coils, hot-rolled coils, hot-rolled coil plate, hot-rolled steel, coil sheet or hot-rolled band.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 7208.3601, 7208.3701, 7208.3801, 7208.3901, 7225.3002, 7225.3003 and 7225.3099.
The complaint was lodged on June 25, 2014 by Altos Hornos de México S.A.B. de C.V. and Ternium México S.A. de C.V.
The investigation started on the day following the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Federation, i.e. on September 27, 2014.

On May 22nd, 2015, the Mexican authorities decided to impose a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned goods from China, France and Germany.
The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Germany is 36.08%, at the exception of the company ArcelorMittal Bremen GmbH whose exports are subject to a duty of 25.43%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in China is 78.96%, at the exception of the company Tangshan Iron and Steel Group, Co. Ltd. whose exports are subject to a duty of 72.16%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in France is 14.12%, at the exception of the company ArcelorMittal Mediterranée, S.A.S. whose exports are subject to a duty of 12.42%.
This provisional anti-dumping duty entered into force on the day following the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Federation, i.e. on June 10th, 2015.
On 23 December 2015, the Mexican authorities decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of above-mentioned goods from China, France and Germany. The rate of this definitive duty of imports originating in Germany is USD 137 per metric ton for ArcelorMittal Bremen and USD 166.01 per tonne for other exporting companies. The rate of this definitive duty of imports originating in China is USD 335.60 per tonne for Tangshan and USD 354.92 per tonne for other exporting companies. The rate of this definitive duty of imports originating in France is USD 67.54 per tonne forArcelorMittal Mediterranée and USD 75.59 per tonne for other exporting companies.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7208 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, hotrolled, not clad, plated or coated.
720836 Of a thickness exceeding 10 mm
720837 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more but not exceeding 10 mm
720838 Of a thickness of 3 mm or more but less than 4.75 mm
720839 Of a thickness of less than 3 mm
7225 Flatrolled products of other alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more.
722530 Other, not further worked than hotrolled, in coils

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