INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
27 May 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: 01 Apr 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On July 23rd, 2015, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of grain oriented flat-rolled electrical steel from the European Union, Japan and South Korea (MOFCOM Announcement No. 23 of 2015, 23.07.2015).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 7225.1100 and 7226.1100.
The complaint was lodged on May 27th, 2015 by Wuhan Iron and Steel (Group) Corporation and Baosteel Group Corporation on behalf of the domestic industry.

On 1 April 2016, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China decided to impose a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned goods originating in the European Union, Japan and the Republic of Korea (MOFCOM Announcement No. 10 of 2016, 01.04.2016). The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Japan is 45.7%, at the exception of the company JFE Steel Corporation whose exports are subject to a duty of 39%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in the Republic of Korea is 29.5%, at the exception of the company Corporation POSCO whose exports are subject to a duty of 14.5%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in the European Union is 46.3%.
 
On 23 July 2016, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned goods originating in the European Union, Japan and the Republic of Korea (MOFCOM Announcement No. 33 of 2016, 23.07.2016). The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Japan is 45.7, at the exception of the company JFE Steel Corporation whose exports are subject to a duty of 39%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in the Republic of Korea is 37.3%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in the European Union is 46.3%.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7225 Flatrolled products of other alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more.
722511 Grainoriented
7226 Flatrolled products of other alloy steel, of a width of less than 600 mm.
722611 Grainoriented

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