ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Dec 2016
In December 2016, the Argentinian authorities initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of certain steel pipes from China. In May 2018, a definitive duty was imposed.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, 07.12.2016, Ministry of Production, Secretary of Commerce, Resolución 429 - E/2016 (06.12.2016): https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/#!DetalleNormaBusquedaRapida/155389/20161207/dumping
Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, 04.10.2017, Ministry of Economy and Public Finance, Secretary of Foreign Trade, Resolution No.-764-E/2017 (03.10.2017): http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/280000-284999/280397/norma.htm
Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, 24.05.2018, Ministry of Production, Secretary of Commerce, Resolution No. 214/2018 (23.05.2018): https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/#!DetalleNorma/184367/20180524
The antidumping investigation on imports of certain steel pipes of a kind used for oil or gas pipelines, with a particular outer diameter and thickness from China was initiated on 8 December 2016. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 7304.19.00 and 7306.19.00. This investigation follows the application lodged by SIDERCA SAIC, SIAT SA and TUBHIER SA.
On 4 October 2017, the Argentinian authorities issued Resolution 764-E / 2017 deciding to continue the above investigation without the imposition of provisional duties.
On 24 May 2018, the Argentinian authorities imposed a definitive antidumping duty on imports of the subject good from China. The rate of duty is ad valorem 26% of the FOB value. The duty is in force for a period of five years.