ANNOUNCEMENT 04 May 2009

In May 2009, the government of Argentina imposed a provisional duty on imports of certain types of cooling pumps from China. In January 2010, a definitive duty was imposed. In September 2015, the definitive duty was extended for a new period following a sunset review initiated in January 2015. In September 2020, a sunset review was initiated. 

 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, 30.07.2008, Secretary of Industry, Commerce and SMEs, Resoluci?n No. 182/2008 (28.07.2008):
http://www.infoleg.gov.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/140000-144999/142934/norma.htm
Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, 04.05.2009, Ministry of Production, Resoluci?n No. 150/2009 (27.04.2009):
http://www.infoleg.gov.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/150000-154999/152944/norma.htm
Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, 29.01.2010, Ministry of Industry and Tourism, Resoluci?n No. 14/2010 (27/01/2010):
http://www.infoleg.gov.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/160000-164999/163600/norma.htm
Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, 29.01.2015, Ministry of Economy and Public Finance, Resoluci?n No. 23/2015 (28/01/2015):
http://www.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/240000-244999/241433/norma.htm
Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, 28.09.2015, Ministry of Economy and Public Finance, Resoluci?n No. 1011/2015 (25.09.2015):
http://www.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/250000-254999/252464/norma.htm


Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, Ministry of Productive Development, Resolution No. 490/2020, issued on 18 September 2020: http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/340000-344999/342323/norma.htm

Inception date: 05 May 2009 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On April 27, 2009, the Argentinian authorities decided to impose a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of certain types of pumps of cooling liquid or water for engines from China (HS code subheading 8413.3090) originating in China following the initiation of an investigation in July 2008 (Resolution 150/2009, 27.04.2009). The duty takes the form of a minimum FOB export price of USD 26.30 per kilogram. This provisional anti-dumping duty entered into force on the day following the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, i.e. on May 5, 2009, and is applicable for a period of four months. 

On January 27, 2010, the Argentinian authorities decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned products originating in China (Resolution 14/2010, 27.01.2010). The rate of the duty is 287% of the declared FOB price. This definitive anti-dumping duty entered into force on the day of the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, i.e. on January 29, 2010, and is applicable for a period of five years.
 
On January 28, 2015, the Argentinian authorities decided to initiate a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on January 27, 2010 by Resolution 14/2010 (Resolution 23/2015, 28.01.2015). This follows the request lodged by VMG S.A. The review started on the day of the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, i.e. on January 29, 2015. The existing anti-dumping duty remains in force during the review.
 
On September 25th, 2015, the Argentinian authorities decided upon the continuation of the anti-dumping measure imposed on imports of the above-mentioned products originating in China (Resolution 1011/2015, 25.09.2015).
The rate of the duty is 246% of the FOB value. Pumps manufactured by the following companies are not subject to the measure: Kia, Mitsubishi, Caterpillar, Yue Jin, Chrysler, Cummins, Deutz and Suzuki.
This definitive anti-dumping duty entered into force on the day of the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, i.e. on September 28th, 2015, and is applicable for a period of five years.

On 18 September 2020, the Argentinian authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on the subject good from China. This follows the application lodged by  VMG S.A.

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