INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
13 Mar 2020 Termination
14 Mar 2015 Definitive duty
13 Nov 2014 Preliminary duty

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

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: 13 Nov 2014 | Removal date: 13 Mar 2020

Anti-dumping

On June 17, 2014, the Malaysian authorities decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of polyethylene terephthalate from China, Indonesia and the Republic of Korea. The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 3707.6000. The request was lodged by MPI Polyester Industries Sdn Bhd.

On November 13, 2014, the Malaysian authorities imposed a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of polyethylene terephthalate from China, Indonesia and South Korea.
The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in China ranges from 4.48% to 20.09%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Indonesia ranges from 8.56% to 20.09%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in the Republic of Korea is 20.09%.

On March 14th, 2015, the Malaysian authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of polyethylene terephthalate from China, Indonesia and the Republic of Korea.
The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in China ranges from 0% to 14.91%, depending on the company. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Indonesia ranges from 2.87% to 7.21%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in the Republic of Korea is 14.91%.

On 13 March 2020, the Malaysian authorities terminated the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China, Indonesia and the Republic of Korea. The duty was terminated as it was set to expire. 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

MAP
TABLE
EXPORT

AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

483 Optical instruments & photographic equipment; parts thereof
3707 Chemical preparations for photographic uses (other than varnishes, glues, adhesives and similar preparations); unmixed products for photographic uses, put up in measured portions or put up for retail sale in a form ready for use.
370790 Other

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