ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Oct 2015
In October 2015, the government of Chinese Taipei initiated a new antidumping investigation and definitive antidumping duties were imposed in August 2016.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
International Trade Commission (ITC) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs: RE:Antidumping Case on Certain Flat-Rolled Steel Products, Plated or Coated with Zinc or Zinc-Alloys. Reference No. MOEAITC-ID-10500004940, 26.02.2016
Attached to press release: ITC Requests Data and Material for the Preliminary Injury Investigation of the Antidumping Case on Certain Flat-rolled Steel Products from Korea and China, 26.02.2016: http://www.moeaitc.gov.tw/ITC/english/news/wfrmNews.aspx?kind=A&menu_id=71&news_id=3226
Customs Administration, Ministry of Finance of Chinese Taipei, Public Notice of Preliminary Determination of 16 August 2016, case No. 1: http://eweb.customs.gov.tw/ct.asp?xItem=75671&CtNode=16355
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices, Semi-annual Report under Article 16.4, - The Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu, 28.08.2017 (Document G/ADP/N/300/TPKM): https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=238411,238381,238410,238349,238329,238333,238249,238210,238071,237984&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=2&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=False&HasSpanishRecord=False
On 24 February 2016, the International Trade Commission (ITC) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of certain flat rolled steel products, plated or coated with zinc or zinc-alloys from China and Republic of Korea. The investigation was initiated on the basis of the Ministry of Finance's initial determinations on 22 February 2016 and thus transferred the case to the ITC.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following codes: The products subject to investigation are classified under the following codes: 7210.30.00, 7210.41.00, 7210.49.00, 7210.61.00, 7210.90.90, 7212.20.00, 7212.30.00, 7212.50.90, 7225.91.00, 7225.92.00, 7225.99.10, 7226.99.10 and 7226.99.20.
The Ministry of Finance received the complaint on 1 October 2015 from China Steel Corporation, Yieh Phui Enterprise Co., LTD., Prosperity Tieh Enterprise Co., LTD., Sheng Yu Steel Co., LTD., Chung Hung Steel Corporation and Synn Industrial Co., LTD. on behalf of the domestic industry.
On 16 August 2016, Customs Administration, Ministry of Finance of Chinese Taipei imposed a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the above product from China and the Republic of Korea. The rate of the duty imposed on imports from China is between 25.42% and 68.33% depending on the company. The rate of the duty imposed on imports from the Republic of Korea is 70.25%. The measure is in force from the 22 August 2016 for a period of 4 months.
On 20 February 2017, Chinese Taipei decided to impose a definitive antidumping duty on imports of the subject good from China and the Republic of Korea. The rate of the duty imposed on imports from China is between 4.22% and 43.38%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports from the Republic of Korea is 77.30%. The duty entered into force retroactively from 22 August 2017.