INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
27 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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Anti-dumping

On December 18, 2014, the Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of triangular rasps (length of 6 inches) from India (Resolution 282, 18.12.2014).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 8203.1000.
The complaint was lodged on August 27, 2014 by BELLOTA COLOMBIA S.A. C.I. on behalf of the national industry. The investigation started on the day of the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Republic of Colombia, i.e. on December 23, 2014.

On February 18th, 2015, the Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism decided to extend up to March 11th, 2015 the investigation period before issuing a preliminary decision (Resolution 027, 18.02.2015). Resolution 027 was published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Colombia on February 18th, 2015.

On March 10th, 2015, the Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism decided to extend up to March 26th, 2015 the investigation period before issuing a preliminary decision (Resolution 039, 10.03.2015). Resolution 039 was published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Colombia on March 11th, 2015.

On March 26th, 2015, the Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism issued its preliminary findings and decided to continue the investigation without imposing a provisional anti-dumping duty (Resolution 051, 26.03.2015). Resolution 051 was published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Colombia on March 31st, 2015.

On June 16th, 2015, the Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism decided to extend up to August 3rd, 2015 the investigation period before issuing a final decision (Resolution 112, 16.06.2015). Resolution 112 was published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Colombia on June 18th, 2015.
 
On 17 March 2016, the Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism terminated the above investigation without the imposition of duties. On 4 April 2016, the Ministry further clarified the above decision in further detail.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

429 Other fabricated metal products
8203 Files, rasps, pliers (including cutting pliers), pincers, tweezers, metal cutting shears, pipecutters, bolt croppers, perforating punches and similar hand tools.
820310 Files, rasps and similar tools

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