INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
31 Jul 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: 25 Jan 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On August 27th, 2015, the Malaysian authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of cold-rolled steel coils (of a thickness between 0.20 and 2.60 mm and width between 700 and 1,300 mm) from China, South Korea and Vietnam.
The products subject to investigation should be classified under the following HS codes: 7209.1500, 7209.1600, 7209.1700, 7209.1829, 7209.1890, 7225.5010 and 7225.5090.
The complaint was lodged on July 31st, 2015 by CSC Steel Sdn. Bhd. on behalf of the domestic industry.
 
On 22 January 2016, the Malaysian authorities made an affirmative preliminary determination of dumping and decided upon the imposition of a provisional anti-dumping duty (P.U. (A) No. 12/2016, 22.01.2016). The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in China is 23.78% with the exception of the companies Bengang Steel Plates Co., Ltd. and Jiangsu Shagang International Trade Co., Ltd., which are not subject to the duty. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in the Republic of Korea is 21.64% with the exception of the companies Hyundai Steel Company subject to a duty of 8.32% and POSCO that is not subject to a duty. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Viet Nam is 10.55% with the exception of the company China Steel Sumikin Viet Nam Joint Stock Company subject to a duty of 4.58%. The duty is calculated as the percentage of the Cost, Insurance and Freight (CIF) value. The duty will be affective for 120 days from the 25 January 2016.
 
On 24 May 2016, the Malaysian authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty (P.U. (B) No. 229/2016, 23.05.2016 and P.U. (A) No. 144/2016, 23.05.2016). The rate of the duty imposed on imports from China is between 5.61% and 23.78% depending on the company. The rate of the duty imposed on imports from the Republic of Korea is between 3.78% and 21.64% depending on the company. The rate of the duty imposed on imports from Viet Nam is 13.68% with the exception of the company POSCO - Viet Nam Co., Ltd. that is subject to a duty of 3.06%. The duty is calculated as the percentage of the Cost, Insurance and Freight (CIF) value and is imposed for a period of five years.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7209 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, coldrolled (coldreduced), not clad, plated or coated.
720916 Of a thickness exceeding 1 mm but less than 3 mm
720917 Of a thickness of 0.5 mm or more but not exceeding 1 mm
720918 Of a thickness of less than 0.5 mm
7225 Flatrolled products of other alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more.
722550 Other, not further worked than coldrolled (coldreduced)

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