INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
03 Sep 2019 Definitive duty
27 May 2019 Preliminary duty
26 Mar 2018 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 May 2019 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

The antidumping investigation on imports of phenol from the United States, the EU, the Republic of Korea, Japan and Thailand was initiated on 26 March 2018. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 2907.11.10. This investigation follows the application lodged on 2 February 2018 by PetroChina Company Limited Jilin Petrochemical Branch, Changchun Chemical (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd., Xisa Chemical (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Shanghai Sinopec Mitsui Chemicals Co., Ltd., China BlueStar Harbin Petrochemical Co., Ltd., Shiyou Chemical (Yangzhou) Co., Ltd. and Huizhou Zhongxin Chemical Co., Ltd.

On 27 May 2019, the Chinese authorities imposed a provisional duty on imports of the subject good from the United States, the EU, the Republic of Korea, Japan and Thailand. The rate of duty on imports from the United States is 125.4% or 129.6% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from the European Union is 82%. The rate of duty on imports from the Republic of Korea is between 13.3% and 23.7% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Japan is 81.2%. The rate of duty on imports from Thailand is 11.9% or 28.6% depending on the company.

On 3 September 2019, the Chinese authorities imposed a definitive duty on imports of phenol from the United States, the EU, the Republic of Korea, Japan and Thailand.  The rate of duty on imports from the United States is 244.3% or 287.2% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from the European Union is 30.4%.  The rate of duty on imports from the Republic of Korea is between 12.5% and 23.7% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Japan is 19.3% or 27% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Thailand is 10.6% or 28.6% depending on the company. The duty is in force from 6 September 2019 for a period of five years. 

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