INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
05 Mar 2020 Termination
05 Mar 2015 Definitive duty
25 Feb 2014 Initiation

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

Yes

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 05 Mar 2015 | Removal date: 04 Mar 2020

Anti-dumping

On February 24, 2014, 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 pre-sensitized aluminium plates, analogic or digital, for off-set printing (used for the printing of newspapers, books, magazines, printing for newspaper companies in general, packaging, publishing and graphics in general) from Hong Kong as well as China, Chinese Taipei, the European Union, and the United States of America (Circular No. 10, 24.02.2014). The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 3701.3021 and 3701.3031. The complaint was lodged on January 31, 2014 by IBF Indústria Brasileira de Filmes S/A. The investigation started on the day of the publication of the circular in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on February 25, 2014.
 
On March 4, 2015, the Brazilian authorities decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned products originating in Hong Kong as well as China, Chinese Taipei, the European Union, and the United States of America (Resolution No. 9, 04.03.2015). The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Hong Kong is USD 5.86 per kilogram. A duty was also imposed on imports from China, Chinese Taipei, the European Union, and the United States of America , see related intervention. This definitive duty entered into force on the day of the publication of the resolution in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on March 5, 2015, and is applicable for a period of five years.

On 5 March 2020, the Brazilian authorities terminated the definitive duty imposed on imports from Hong Kong as the measure was set to expire. A sunset review was initiated as far it related to imposed from China, Chinese Taipei, the European Union, and the United States of America, see related intervention. 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

483 Optical instruments & photographic equipment; parts thereof
3701 Photographic plates and film in the flat, sensitised, unexposed, of any material other than paper, paperboard or textiles; instant print film in the flat, sensitised, unexposed, whether or not in packs.
370130 Other plates and film, with any side exceeding 255 mm

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