INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
24 Dec 2021 Renewal
24 Dec 2020 Review
30 Apr 2018 Definitive duty
01 Nov 2017 Preliminary duty
17 Apr 2017 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 Nov 2017 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

The antidumping investigation was initiated on 17 April 2017. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 3920.62.00 and 3920.69.00.

On 1 November 2017, the Republic of Korea imposed a provisional duty on imports of the subject good from Chinese Taipei, the United Arab Emirates and Thailand. The rate of duty on imports from Chinese Taipei is 5.23%. The rate of duty on imports from Thailand is between 3.92 and 4.23%. The rate of duty on imports from the United Arab Emirates is between 5.69% and 51.86%.

On 30 April 2018, the Korean authorities imposed a definitive duty on imports of PET film from Chinese Taipei, the United Arab Emirates and Thailand. The rate of duty on imports from Chinese Taipei is 8.68%. The rate of duty on imports from the United Arab Emirates is between 7.98% and 60.95%. The rate of duty on imports from Thailand is between 3.67% and 3.71%.

On 24 December 2020, the Korean authorities announced the initiation of a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from Chinese Taipei, the United Arab Emirates and Thailand.

On 24 December 2021, the Korean authorities issued a regulation extending the definitive duty imposed on imports of PET film from Chinese Taipei, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates following the conclusion of the sunset review. The rate of the duty on imports from Chinese Taipei is 5.49%. The rate of the duty on imports from Thailand ranges from 3.19% to 3.71% depending on the company. The rate of the duty on imports from the United States ranges from 7.98% to 60.95 % depending on the company.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

363 Semi-manufactures of plastics
3920 Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics, noncellular and not reinforced, laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.
392062 Of poly(ethylene terephthalate)
392069 Of other polyesters

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