INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
28 Dec 2017 Definitive duty
02 Sep 2017 Preliminary duty
30 Sep 2016 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: 02 Sep 2017 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

The investigation was initiated on 30 September 2016. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 3907.60. Japan notified the World Trade Organization of this initiation on 14 October 2016.

On 2 September 2017, the Japanese authorities imposed a provisional duty on imports of the subject good from China. The rate of duty is between 39.8% and 53%.

On 28 December 2017, the Japanese authorities imposed a definitive duty on imports of polyethylene terephthalate with a high degree of polymerization from China. The rate of duty on imports is between 39.8% and 53%.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

347 Plastics in primary forms
3907 Polyacetals, other polyethers and epoxide resins, in primary forms; polycarbonates, alkyd resins, polyallyl esters and other polyesters, in primary forms.
390760 Poly(ethylene terephthalate)

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