ANNOUNCEMENT 22 Apr 2016
In April 2016, the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of vinylidene chloride-vinyl chloride copolymer resin from Japan. Provisional antidumping duties were imposed in January 2017.
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Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, press release of 22 April 2016, MOFCOM Launches Anti-dumping Investigation against Vinylidene Chloride-Vinyl Chloride Copolymer Resin Imported from Japan: http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/newsrelease/significantnews/201604/20160401306636.shtml
Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 3 of 2017, English version issued on 20 January 2017: http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/policyrelease/buwei/201701/20170102507719.shtml
The antidumping investigation was initiated on 20 April 2017. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 3904.50.00.
On 20 January 2017, the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China imposed a provisional antidumping duty on imports of chloride-vinyl chloride copolymer resin from Japan. The rate of duty is 47.1% ad valorem.