ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Apr 2017

In April 2017, the Republic of Korea initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of PET film from Chinese Taipei, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates. In November 2017, a provisional antidumping duty was imposed. In April 2018, a definitive duty was imposed. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

WTO, REPORT ON G20 TRADE MEASURES (MID-OCTOBER 2016 TO MID-MAY 2017), 30 June 2017, page 82: https://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news17_e/g20_wto_report_june17_e.pdf
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - Republic of Korea, issued on 12 April 2018, Document No. G/ADP/N/308/KOR: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=244460,238249,234477,231465,227964,135247,130271,126948,122940,118559&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - Republic of Korea, Document No. G/ADP/N/314/KOR, issued on 4 October 2018: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=248524,248531,248517,248522,248446,248380,248357,248350,248323,248167&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=1&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=False&HasSpanishRecord=False

Inception date: 01 Nov 2017 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

The antidumping investigation was initiated on 17 April 2017. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 3920.62.00 and 3920.69.00.

On 1 November 2017, the Republic of Korea imposed a provisional duty on imports of the subject good from Chinese Taipei, the United Arab Emirates and Thailand. The rate of duty on imports from Chinese Taipei is 5.23%. The rate of duty on imports from Thailand is between 3.92 and 4.23%. The rate of duty on imports from the United Arab Emirates is between 5.69% and 51.86%.

On 30 April 2018, the Korean authorities imposed a definitive duty on imports of PET film from Chinese Taipei, the United Arab Emirates and Thailand. The rate of duty on imports from Chinese Taipei is 8.68%. The rate of duty on imports from the United Arab Emirates is between 7.98% and 60.95%. The rate of duty on imports from Thailand is between 3.67% and 3.71%.

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