ANNOUNCEMENT 31 Mar 2017

In March 2017, the Japanese authorities initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of carbon steel butt welding fittings from China and the Republic of Korea. A provisional duty was imposed in December 2017 and in March 2018, a definitive duty was imposed.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Trade and Economic of Japan, 大韓民国及び中華人民共和国産の炭素鋼製突合せ溶接式継手: http://www.meti.go.jp/policy/external_economy/trade_control/boekikanri/trade-remedy/tsugite.html
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices, Semi-annual Report under Article 16.4, Japan, 02.02.2018 (Document G/ADP/N/308/JPN): https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=242016,241971,241911,241913,241872,241848,241851,241866,241765,241791&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=2&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=False
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - Japan, Document No. G/ADP/N/314/JPN, 9 August 2018: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=247406,247405,247408,247142,247134,247110,247108,246752,246742,246705&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=1&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=False&HasSpanishRecord=False

Inception date: 28 Dec 2017 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

The investigation was initiated on 31 March 2017. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 7307.93. The investigation follows the application lodged on 3 March 2017.

On 28 December 2017, the Japanese authorities imposed a provisional duty on imports of carbon steel butt welding fittings from China and the Republic of Korea. The rate of duty on imports from China is 57.3%. The rate of duty on imports from the Republic of Korea is between 41.8% and 69.2%.

On 31 March 2018, the Japanese authorities imposed a definitive duty on imports of the subject good from China and the Republic of Korea. The rate of duty on imports from China is 57.3%. The rate of duty on imports from the Republic of Korea is between 41.8% and 69.2%.

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