ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Oct 2016

In October 2016, the Salvadoran authorities initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of latex-based (water-based) architectural paints from the United States of America. A definitive duty was imposed in May 2018.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - El Salvador, 15.02.2017 (Document G/ADP/N/294/SLV): https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=234461,234477,234486,234404,234309,234281,234275,234276,234428,234278&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=2&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - El Salvador, 22.01.2018 (Document G/ADP/N/308/SLV): https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=241698,241699,241702,241692,241546,241139,241000,240901,240627,240234&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=3&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=False&HasSpanishRecord=True
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - El Salvador, Spanish version issued on 28 January 2018, Document No. G/ADP/N/322/SLV: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/DDFDocuments/251096/s/G/ADP/N322SLV.pdf

Inception date: 11 May 2018 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

The antidumping investigation was initiated on 7 October 2016. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 3209.10.90 and 3209.90.10.

On 11 November 2017, the Salvadoran authorities issued Preliminary Resolution No. RPRE-17-ADP-2017 deciding to continue the antidumping investigation on imports of latex-based (water-based) architectural paints from the United States of America without the imposition of provisional duties.

On 9 April 2018, the Salvadoran authorities imposed a definitive duty on import of the subject good from the United States. The rate of duty is ad valorem 376% on imports lower than a FOB value of USD 5.12 per gallon. The duty entered into force on 11 May 2018 for a period of five years.

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AFFECTED PRODUCTS