ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Nov 2016
In November 2016, the Pakistani National Tariff Commission initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of deformed concrete reinforcing steel bars originating in or exported from the China. In October 2017, a definitive duty was imposed.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Government of Pakistan, National Tariff Commission, Notice ADC No. 48/2016/NTC/Rebars of 26 November 2016: http://ntc.gov.pk/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Notice-of-initiationRebars-ADC-48.pdf
Government of Pakistan, National Tariff Commission, Notice ADC No. 48/2016/NTC/Rebars of 23 May 2017: https://ntc.gov.pk/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Notice-of-PD-of-Rebars-Notice-48.pdf
Government of Pakistan, National Tariff Commission, Notice ADC No. 48/2016/NTC/Rebars of 23 October 2017: https://ntc.gov.pk/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Notice-of-FD-of-Rebars-for-publication-1.pdf
The antidumping investigation was initiated on 26 November 2016 (A.D.C No. 48/2016/NTC/Rebars). The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 7214.2010, 7214.2090, 7214.3010, 7214.3090, 7214.9910, 7214.9990, 7215.1010, 7215.1090, 7215.5010, 7215.5090, 7215.9010, 7215.9090, 7228.2090, 7228.3090, 7228.1000, 7228.4000, 7228.5000, 7228.6000. This investigation follows the application lodged on 14 October 2016 by Amreli Steels Limited, Agha Steel Industries Ltd., and Abbas Engineering Industries.
On 23 May 2017, the Pakistani National Tariff Commission concluded the preliminary determination of the above investigation. The investigation will continue without the imposition of provisional duties.
On 23 October 2017, the Pakistani National Tariff Commission imposed a definitive antidumping duty on imports of the subject good from China. The rate of duty is 19.15% of the C&F value. The duty is in force for a period of five years.