INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
13 Aug 2018 Definitive duty
02 Mar 2018 Preliminary duty
26 Jun 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: 02 Mar 2018 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

The antidumping investigation was initiated on 26 June 2017. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 4002.59.00. This investigation follows the application lodged on 28 April 2017 by Nitriflex S.A. Indústria e Comércio. Notably, a similar proceeding was initiated in 2010 following the application lodged by the same company. However, this investigation was terminated without the imposition of duties, see related measure.

On 2 March 2018, the Brazilian authorities imposed a provisional duty on imports of nitrile rubber (NBR) from the Republic of Korea and France. The rate of duty on imports from France is USD 0.64 or 0.75 per kg depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from the Republic of Korea is USD 0.23 or 0.45 per kg depending on the company. The duty is in force for a period of six months.

On 13 August 2018, the Brazilian authorities imposed a definitive antidumping duty on imports of the subject good from the Republic of Korea and France. The rate of duty on imports from the Republic of Korea is USD 0.15 or 0.34 per kg. The rate of duty on imports from France is USD 0.65 or 0.92 per kg. The measure is in force for a period of five years.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

348 Synthetic rubber & mixtures thereof in primary forms
4002 Synthetic rubber and factice derived from oils, in primary forms or in plates, sheets or strip; mixtures of any product of heading 40.01 with any product of this heading, in primary forms or in plates, sheets or strip.
400259 Other

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