In March 2010, the government of China initiated a new anti-dumping investigation.



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Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. No.2 of 2018, on Case-filing of the Final Review of the Anti-dumping Measures against Imports of Potato Starch Originating in the EU, publised on 5 February 2018:
Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. No. 4 of 2019, 商务部公告2019年第4号 关于对原产于欧盟的马铃薯淀粉反倾销措施期终复审裁定的公告, issued on 1 February 2019:

Inception date: 19 Apr 2011 | Removal date: open ended


On March 8, 2010, The Potato Starch Council of the China Starch Industry Association asked for a mid-term review of the anti-dumping measures du adjust the anti-dumping duty rates according to the duty margin on Potato Starch imported from the EU. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 1108.13.00.
On April 19, 2010, the MOFCOM released the Notice NO.22(2010)announcing to start the interim review on Potato Starch originating from the EU. In accordance with Article 51 ofRegulations of the People's Republic of China on Anti-dumping, the interim investigation period shall not be exceed one-year's period.
On April 18, 2011, the MOFCOM released the mid-term decision of Notice NO.16 (2011) and decided to levy AD duty on Potato Starch from the EU with the AD rate ranging from 12.6% to 56.7%.
Details of AD duty on EU companies are listed as follows:
Company Name followed by the AD Rate:
- AVEBE U.A. (Netherland) 12.6%
- Avebe Kartoffelstärkefabrik Prignitz/Wendland GmbH (Germany) 12.6%
- ROQUETTE FRERES (France) 56.7%
- All others 56.7%
On February 6, 2012, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) of the People's Republic of China released the Notice NO. 2(2012), announcing the initiation of final review of the above-mentioned anti-dumping measure. It decided to continue imposing the duties until 5 February 2013.
On 5 February 2013, the Ministry of Commerce published the Notice No. 4(2013) whereby the anti-dumping measures in force are extended for a period of 5 years.

On 6 February 2018, the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from the European Union. The investigation follows the application lodged on 7 December 2017 by the Potato Starch Specialty Council of China Starch Industry Association.

On 1 February 2019, the Chinese authorities issued Announcement No. 4 of 2019 extending the definitive duty imposed on imports of potato starch from the European Union following the conclusion of the sunset review. The rate of duty remains the same and is in force from 6 February 2019 for a period of five years.