INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
25 Sep 2015 Definitive duty
01 Apr 2015 Preliminary duty
01 Dec 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: 01 Apr 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On November 28, 2014, the Secretary for Foreign Trade of the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of butyl acrylate from Chinese Taipei, Germany and South Africa (Circular No. 73, 28.11.2014).
The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 2916.1230.
The complaint was lodged on October 30, 2014 by Basf S.A. The investigation started on the day of the publication of the circular in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on December 1, 2014.
 
On March 13, 2015, the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade made a preliminary determination of dumping against imports of butyl acrylate from Chinese Taipei, Germany and South Africa (Circular No. 14, 13.03.2015). The investigation continues until the final determination. Circular No. 58 was published in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil on March 16, 2015.
 
On March 31, 2015, the Brazilian authorities decided to impose a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of butyl acrylate originating in Chinese Taipei, Germany and South Africa (Resolution No. 14, 31.03.2015).
The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Chinese Taipei is USD 140.08 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Germany is USD 526.81 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in South Africa is USD 585.37 per metric ton.
This provisional duty entered into force on the day of the publication of the resolution in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on April 1, 2015, and is applicable for a period of six months.
 
On September 24th, 2015, the Brazilian authorities decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of butyl acrylate originating in Chinese Taipei, Germany and South Africa (Resolution No. 90, 24.09.2015).
The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Chinese Taipei is USD 155.64 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Germany is USD 585.34 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in South Africa is USD 650.42 per metric ton.
This definitive duty entered into force on the day of the publication of the resolution in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on September 25th, 2015, and is applicable for a period of five years.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

341 Basic organic chemicals
2916 Unsaturated acyclic monocarboxylic acids, cyclic monocarboxylic acids, their anhydrides, halides, peroxides and peroxyacids; their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
291612 Esters of acrylic acid

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