|30 Jun 2016||Definitive duty|
|30 Jan 2016||Preliminary duty|
|30 Apr 2015||Initiation|
ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARYYes
On April 30th, 2015, the European Commission announced the initiation of an anti-dumping investigation on imports of high fatigue performance steel concrete reinforcement bars and rods (sometimes referred to as HFP rebars) from China (Notice No 2015/C 143/13). The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: ex 7214.2000, ex 7228.3020, ex 7228.3041, ex 7228.3049, ex 7228.3061, ex 7228.3069, ex 7228.3070 and ex 7228.3089. The complaint was lodged on March 17th, 2015 by Eurofer (the European Steel Association), on behalf of EU producers representing more than 25% of the EU production of the subject goods.
On 18 December 2015, the European Commission announced imposing a registration requirement on imports of above products into the EU for nine months. Registration has been deemed necessary in the event that duties are imposed on such products,
On 30 January 2016, the European Commission imposed a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned products originating in China (Commission Regulation (EU) No 2016/113 of 28 January 2016). The rate of this duty is 13% of the net free-at-Union-frontier price, at the exception of the companies Jiangyin Xicheng Steel Co., Ltd, Jiangyin and Jiangyin Ruihe Metal Products Co., Ltd, Jiangyin whose exports are subject to a duty of 9.2%. The duty will apply for a period of six months.
On 30 July 2016, the European Commission imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of above product from China (Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2016/1246). The amount of this duty is 18.4% or 22.5% depending on the company.
On 3 September 2019, the European Commission issued Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1382 suspending the definitive duty imposed on imports of high fatigue performance steel concrete reinforcement bars and rods from China if a specific safeguard duty is also imposed on the same good. More specifically, the definitive antidumping duty is suspended in cases when the definitive safeguard duty of 25% out of quota is applied on the same good, see related state act. This decision follows a notice issued in April 2019 and following comments from interested parties.
On 31 December 2020, the UK Department for International Trade issued Taxation Notice 2020/09 maintaining the duty following the United Kingdom's exit of the European Union from 1 January 2020. Following the set expire of the definitive duty on 30 July 2021 the United Kingdom will determine the duty's continued imposition.
On 30 July 2021, the anti-dumping duty expired.
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