INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
23 Mar 2015 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: 24 Jun 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On March 20, 2015, 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 PVC coated fabric from China and the Republic of Korea (Circular No. 16, 20.03.2015). The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 3921.9019. The complaint was lodged on January 29, 2015 by Sansuy S/A Indústria de Plásticos. The investigation started on the day of the publication of the circular in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on March 23, 2015.

On 24 June 2016, the Brazilian authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned products from China and the Republic of Korea (Resolution No. 51, 23/06/2016). The rate of the duty imposed on imports from the Republic of Korea is USD 0.93, 0.32 or 0.29 per kg depending on the company. The rate of the duty imposed on imports from China is between USD 2.02 and 2.31 per kg depending on the company. The duty is in force for a period of five years.
 
On 28 September 2016, the Brazilian authorities amended the above definitive duty on imports of the subject good from China. The amended duty is between USD 1.80 and 2.11per kg depending on the company.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

363 Semi-manufactures of plastics
3921 Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics.
392190 Other

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