ANNOUNCEMENT 27 Apr 2009

In April 2009, the United States of America initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of polyethylene retail carrier bags from Indonesia, Chinese Taipei and Vietnam. In October 2009, a provisional duty was imposed on imports from Indonesia and Vietnam. In November 2009, a provisional duty was imposed on imports from Chinese Taipei. In May 2010, a definitive duty was imposed on imports from Indonesia, Chinese Taipei and Vietnam. In April 2015, a sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was extended in August 2015. In March 2021, the second sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was extended in July 2021. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

US Federal Register Vol. 74, No. 79, 27 April 2009 (74 FR 19049): https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2009-04-27/pdf/E9-9567.pdf

US Federal Register Vol. 75, No. 206, 27 October 2009 (75 FR 55183): https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2009-10-27/pdf/E9-25714.pdf

US Federal Register Vol. 75, No. 211, 3 November 2009 (75 FR 56807): https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2009-11-03/pdf/E9-26431.pdf

US Federal Register Vol. 75, No. 211, 3 November 2009 (75 FR 56813): https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2009-11-03/pdf/E9-26428.pdf

US Federal Register Vol. 75, No. 85, 4 May 2010 (75 FR 23667): https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2010-05-04/pdf/2010-10254.pdf

US Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 87, 13 July 2015 (81 FR 39997):
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2015-07-13/pdf/2015-17071.pdf

US Federal Register Vol.86, No.126, 6 July 2021 (86 FR 35478):
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2021-07-06/pdf/2021-14253.pdf

Inception date: 27 Oct 2009 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On 27 April 2009, the United States International Trade Administration initiated an anti-dumping duty investigation on imports of polyethylene retail carrier bags from Indonesia, Chinese Taipei and Vietnam. The products subject to investigation are classified under HS code subheading 3923.21.0085. This investigation follows the application lodged by Hilex Poly Co., LLC and Superbag Corporation.

On 27 October 2009, the United States International Trade Administration imposed a preliminary anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject good from Chinese Taipei. The duty is 28,69%.

On 3 November 2009, the United States International Trade Administration imposed a preliminary anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject good from Vietnam and Indonesia. The duty on imports from Vietnam ranges from 52,30% to 76,11% depending on the company. The duty on imports from Indonesia ranges from 67,18% to 67,62% depending on the company.

On 4 May 2010, the United States International Trade Administration imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject good from Indonesia, Chinese Taipei and Vietnam. The rate of duty on imports from Vietnam ranges from 52.30% to 76.11% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Chinese Taipei ranges from 36.54% to 95.81%. The rate of duty on imports from Indonesia ranges from 69.64% to 85.17%. The notice imposing definitive duties was published on 4 May 2010.

On 1 April 2015, the United States International Trade Administration announced the automatic initiation of a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from Indonesia, Chinese Taipei and Vietnam. 

On 13 July 2015, the United States International Trade Administration issued a notice extending the definitive duty imposed on imports of polyethylene retail carrier bags from Indonesia, Chinese Taipei and Vietnam following the conclusion of the sunset review. The rate of duty on imports from Indonesia is 85.17%. The rate of duty on imports from Vietnam is 76.11%. The rate of duty on imports from Chinese Taipei is 95.81%. The notice imposing definitive duties was published on 13 July 2015. 

On 31 March 2021, the United States International Trade Administration announced the automatic initiation of a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from Indonesia, Chinese Taipei and Vietnam.

On 6 July 2021, the United States International Trade Administration issued a notice extending the definitive duty imposed on imports of polyethylene retail carrier bags from Indonesia, Chinese Taipei and Vietnam following the conclusion of the sunset review. The rate of duty on imports from Indonesia is 85.17%. The rate of duty on imports from Vietnam is 76.11%. The rate of duty on imports from Chinese Taipei is 95.81%. The notice extending the definitive duties was published on 6 July 2021. 

 

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