INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
15 Jun 2022 Renewal
17 Dec 2020 Review
24 Dec 2015 Definitive duty
09 May 2015 Preliminary duty
13 Aug 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: 09 May 2015 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On July 30, 2014, the Mexican Ministry of Economy decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of steel and zamac potholders from China. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 8302.4299 and 8302.4999. The complaint was lodged on April 3, 2014 by Fundición Inyectada del Centro, 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 August 13, 2014.

On April 22nd, 2015, the Mexican authorities decided to impose a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of steel and zamac potholders originating in China. The amount of this provisional duty is USD 13.15 per kilogram. 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 May 9th, 2015.
 
On 24 December 2015, the Mexican authorities decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of above-mentioned goods from China. The rate of this definitive duty is USD 10.21 per kg.

On 17 December 2020, the Mexican authorities announced the initiation of a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China. 

On 15 June 2022, the Mexican authorities issued a regulation extending the definitive duty imposed on imports of steel and zamac potholders from China following the conclusion of the sunset review.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

MAP
TABLE
EXPORT

AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

429 Other fabricated metal products
8302 Base metal mountings, fittings and similar articles suitable for furniture, doors, staircases, windows, blinds, coachwork, saddlery, trunks, chests, caskets or the like; base metal hatracks, hatpegs, brackets and similar fixtures; castors with mountings
830242 Other, suitable for furniture
830249 Other

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