ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Feb 2011
In February 2011, the government of Pakistan initiated a new anti-dumping investigation and a definitive duty was imposed in February 2012. In February 2017, a sunset review was initiated.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Permanent Delegation of Pakistan to the WTO (9 May 2011)
WTO semi-annual antidumping report. Document G/ADP/N/230/PAK
Government of Pakistan, National Tariff Commission, Notice 24/2011/NTC/FA/SR/16, Notice of Initiation of Sunset Review, 09.02.2017: https://ntc.gov.pk/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Notice-of-Initation-of-Formic-Acid-Review-ADC-24.pdf
On 23 February 2011 Pakistan initiated an antidumping investigation concerning imports of formic acid (85% and above) (HS 2915.11.00) from China and the Republic of Korea.
On 10 February 2012, a definitive duty was imposed. The duty is of 44.10% for the Republic of Korea and goes from a minimum of 3.48% to a maximum of 13.84% for China.
On 9 February 2017, the Pakistani National Tariff Commission initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China and the Republic of Korea. This follows the request lodged on 13 December 2016 by Tufail Chemicals Pakistan Limited. The duty will remain in force for the duration of this investigation.