INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
14 Jul 2018 Definitive duty
02 Apr 2016 Preliminary duty
29 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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Anti-dumping

On July 14th, 2015, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of acrylic fibre from Japan, South Korea and Turkey (MOFCOM Announcement No. 22 of 2015, 14.07.2015). The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS codes: 5501.3000, 5503.3000 and 5506.3000. The complaint was lodged on May 29th, 2015 by several Chinese producers on behalf of the domestic industry.
 
On 2 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 Japan, the Republic of Korea and Turkey (Announcement No. 9 of 2016). The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Japan is 15.8%, 16.9% or 17.8% depending on the company. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in the Republic of Korea is 6.1%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Turkey is 10.7%.

On 14 July 2016, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China imposed a definitive duty on imports of acrylic fibre from Japan, the Republic of Korea and Turkey. The rate of duty on imports from Japan is between 15.8% and 16.1% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from the Republic of Korea is 4.1% or 16.1% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Turkey is 8.2% or 16.1% depending on the company. The duty is in force for a period of five years.

On 7 November 2018, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China amended the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from the Republic of Korea following the conclusion of a mid-term review. The rate of duty is 8.6% or 21.7% depending on the company. The MOFCOM Announcement amending the definitive duty was issued on 6 November 2018.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

262 Man-made textile staple fibres processed for spinning
5506 Synthetic staple fibres, carded, combed or otherwise processed for spinning.
550630 Acrylic or modacrylic
355 Man-made fibres
5501 Synthetic filament tow.
550130 Acrylic or modacrylic
5503 Synthetic staple fibres, not carded, combed or otherwise processed for spinning.
550330 Acrylic or modacrylic

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