INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
14 Sep 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: 27 Jan 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On September 11th, 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 seamless carbon steel pipes and tubes, with external diameter not greater than 374 mm, from China (Circular No. 58, 11.09.2015).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 7304.3110, 7304.3190, 7304.3910, 7304.3920 and 7304.3990. The following goods are excluded from the scope of the investigation: pipes used in oil and gas pipelines as well as casing and tubing of a kind used in drilling for oil or gas.
The complaint was lodged on July 31st, 2015 by Vallourec Tubos do Brasil S.A. The investigation started on the day of the publication of the circular in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on September 14th, 2015.
 
On 27 January 2016, the Brazilian authorities imposed a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned products originating in China for a six-month period (Resolution No. 5 of 26 January 2016). The duty is collected in the form of a specific tax of USD 810.46 or 1151.76 per tonne depending on the exporting producer. Method of duty calculation is set out in the Resolution's Annex I.
 
On 21 July 2016, the Brazilian authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned products from China (Camex Resolution No. 65). The duty is collected in the form of a specific tax of USD 1009.29 or 1356.90 per tonne depending on the company. The duty is in force for a period of five years.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7304 Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, seamless, of iron (other than cast iron) or steel.
730431 Colddrawn or coldrolled (coldreduced)
730439 Other

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