ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Aug 2009

In August 2009, the European Commission initiated a new anti-dumping investigation.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Official Journal of the European Union: Notice No. 2009/C 270/10) of 11 November 2009: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:C:2009:270:0024:0029:EN:PDF

Official Journal of the European Union: Notice No. 82/2011 of 2 November 2011: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2011:028:0001:0013:EN:PDF

Official Journal of the European Union: Notice No. 2003/C 195/03 of 19 August 2003: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:C:2003:195:0003:0006:EN:PDF

Official Journal of the European Union: Notice No. 988/2004 of 18 May 2004: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2004:181:0005:0023:EN:PDF

Official Journal of the European Union: Notice No. 1942/2004 of 2 November 2004: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2004:336:0004:0012:EN:PDF

Official Journal of the European Union, Case No. R638, Notice No. 2016/C 34/06 of 29 January 2016: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:JOC_2016_034_R_0006&from=EN

Official Journal of the European Union, Case No. R638, Notice No. (EU) 2017/648
of 5 April 2017, published on 6 April 2017: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32017R0648&from=EN


Inception date: 03 Nov 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On 11 November 2009, the European Commission initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of okoumé plywood consisting exclusively of sheets of wood, not exceeding 6 mm thickness per ply, with at least one outer ply of okoumé not coated by a permanent film of other materials originating in China. (Notice No. 2009/C 270/10) The products subject to investigation are classified under HS code ex 4412.31.10. This follows the request lodged on 13 August 2009 by the European Federation of the Plywood Industry on behalf of producers representing more than 40 % of the production of okoumé plywood of the EC.

On 3 November 2011, the European Commission extended the definitive duty and an additional five years following the above-mentioned sunset review. The rate of the duty imposed is between 6.5% and 66.7% of the net free-at-Union-frontier price depending on the company. (Notice No. 82/2011)

The European Commission initiated the initial investigation on 19 August 2003. This follows the request lodged on 7 June 2003 by the European Federation of the Plywood Industry (FEIC) on behalf of producers representing more than 50% of the EU production of the subject goods. (Notice No. 2003/C 195/03) On 19 May 2004, the European Commission imposed a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned products originating in China (Notice No. 988/2004). The rate of the duty imposed is between 8.5% and 48.5% of the net free-at-Union-frontier price depending on the company. The duty will be in force for a period of six months. On 3 November 2004, the European Commission imposed a definitive an anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned products originating in China. (Notice No. 1942/2004) The rate of the duty imposed is between 6.5% and 66.7% of the net free-at-Union-frontier price depending on the company.

On 29 January 2016, the European Commission initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of okoumé plywood originating in China. (Notice No. 2016/C 34/06). This follows the request lodged on 22 October 2015 by the European Panel Federation (EPF) on behalf of producers representing more than 25% of the total EU production of the subject goods.
 
On 7 April 2017, the European Commission extended the definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of subject good from China following the conclusion of the above sunset review. The rate of duty is between 6.5% and 66.7% of the net free-at-Union-frontier price before duty depending on the company.

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