ANNOUNCEMENT 19 Nov 2015

In November 2015, the government of China initiated a new anti-subsidy investigation.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 3 of 2016, English version issued on 13 January 2016: http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/policyrelease/buwei/201601/20160101235454.shtml

Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No.48 of 2016, English version issued on 29 September 2016: http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/policyrelease/buwei/201610/20161001495628.shtml
Annex II (specific duty rates per company), Chinese: http://images.mofcom.gov.cn/trb/201609/20160928084614077.doc

Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 80 of 2016, English version issued on 12 January 2017: http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/policyrelease/buwei/201701/20170102504185.shtml
Annex II (specific duty rates per company), 2:, Chinese: http://images.mofcom.gov.cn/trb/201701/20170111091219814.doc


Inception date: 30 Sep 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-subsidy

On 12 January 2016 the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China initiated an anti-subsidy investigation on imports of distiller's dried grains with or without solubles originating in the United States (Announcement No. 3 of 2016). The products subject to investigation are classified under HS codes: 2303.30.00. The complaint was lodged on 19 November 2015 by the China Alcoholic Drinks Association on behalf of the domestic industry of the subject good.
On the same day the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of the same product from the United States, see related measure.

On 30 September 2016, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China imposed a provisional countervailing duty on imports of the subject good from the United States. The rate of duty is between 10.0% and 10.7%.
 
On 12 January 2017, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China imposed a definitive countervailing duty on imports of the subject good from the United States. The rate of duty is between 11.2% and 12% ad valorem depending on the company. The measure is in force for a period of five years.

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