ANNOUNCEMENT 24 May 2016
In May 2016, the government of Argentina initiated a new anti-dumping investigation and a definitive duty was imposed in November 2017.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, 24.05.2016, Ministry of Economy and Public Finance, Secretary of Commerce, Resoluci?n No. 102/2016 (19.05.2016): http://www.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/260000-264999/261724/norma.htm
Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, 07.12.2016, Ministry of Economy and Public Finance, Secretary of Commerce, Resoluci?n No. 775 - E/2016 (06.12.2016): http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/265000-269999/268763/norma.htm
Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, 24.11.2017, Ministry of Production, Secretary of Commerce, Resolusion No. 670-E / 2017 (22.11.2017): http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/290000-294999/291582/norma.htm
On 24 May 2016, the Argentinian authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of rubber balloons of various forms, sizes and colours, including water balloons from China. (Resolution 102/2016). The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 9503.00.99 and 9505.90.00. The complaint was lodged by Cámara Argentina de la Industria del Juguete.
On 7 December 2016, the Argentinian authorities imposed a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject good from China. The rate of duty USD 5.50 per kilogram. The measure is in force for a period of 6 months.
On 24 November 2017, the Argentinian authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject good from China. The rate of ad valorem 97% of the declared FOB value. The duty is in force for a period of five years.