ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Oct 2015

In October 2015, the government of Brazil initiated a new anti-dumping investigation. In February 2017 a definitive antidumping duty was imposed.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Minist?rio do Desenvolvimento, Ind?stria e Com?rcio Exterior Secretaria de Com?rcio Exterior, Circular No. 79 of 11 December 2015, published in the Federal Official Gazette on 14 December 2015
Available at: http://www.mdic.gov.br/arquivos/dwnl_1450290332.pdf

Minist?rio do Desenvolvimento, Ind?stria e Com?rcio Exterior Secretaria de Com?rcio Exterior, Circular No. 22 of 11 April 2016, published in the Federal Official Gazette on 12 April 2016: http://www.mdic.gov.br/arquivos/dwnl_1460484789.pdf

Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex), Resolution No. 5 of 16 February 2017, Published in the Official Gazette on 17 February 2017: http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?data=17/02/2017&jornal=1&pagina=80&totalArquivos=440


Executive Management Committee - Gecex, Resolution No. Resolution No. 1-SEI of 29 May 2017, Published in the Official Gazette on 30 May 2017: http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?data=30/05/2017&jornal=1&pagina=89&totalArquivos=288

Inception date: 17 Feb 2017 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On 14 December 2015, the Brazilian authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of frozen potatoes from Germany, Belgium, France and the Netherlands (Circular No. 79, 11.12.2015).
The products subject to investigation are classified under HS code 2004.10.00 and are described as all potatoes sorts, processed in any way and with any type of cut prior to being frozen or stored at low temperatures. Any products falling under above mentioned HS code that are distant from this description are excluded from the investigation. The complaint was lodged on 26 October 2015 by Well Brazil Alimentos Ltda.

On 11 April 2016, the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade made a preliminary determination of dumping against imports of above product from Germany, Belgium, France and the Netherlands (Circular No. 22, 11.04.2016). The investigation continues until the final determination. Circular No. 22 was published in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil on 12 April 2016.
 
On 17 February 2017, the Brazilian authorities imposed a definitive duty on imports of the subject good from Germany, Belgium, France and the Netherlands (Camex Resolution No. 6 of 2017). The rate of duty on imports from Germany is between 6.5% and 59.1% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Belgium is between 9.9% and 24.8% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from France is 133.2%. The rate of duty on imports from the Netherlands is between 13.2% and 96.9%. The duty is in force for a period of five years.

On 30 May 2017, the Brazilian authorities amended the definitive antidumping duty on imports of the subject good from Germany, Belgium, France and the Netherlands. The rate of duty on imports from Germany is between 6.3% and 43,2% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Belgium is between 8.4% and 17,2% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from France is 78,9%. The rate of duty on imports from the Netherlands is between 11.5% and 73,6%.

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