ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Aug 2017
In August 2017, the New Zealand authorities initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of reinforcing steel bar and coil from China and Malaysia. The investigation was terminated without the imposition of duties in March 2018.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Government of New Zealand, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Initiation Report: Non-confidential Initiation Report: Application for Anti-dumping Duties Reinforcing Steel Bar and Coil from China and Malaysia, August 2017: http://www.mbie.govt.nz/info-services/business/trade-tariffs/trade-remedies/dumping-of-imported-goods/investigations-into-goods-dumping-or-subsidisation/pdf-document-library/dumping-initiation-report.pdf
Government of New Zealand, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Current Investigations: http://www.mbie.govt.nz/info-services/business/trade-tariffs/trade-remedies/dumping-of-imported-goods/investigations-into-goods-dumping-or-subsidisation/current-investigations
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - New Zealand, Document No. G/ADP/N/314/NZL, published on 13 September 2018: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=248047,248028,247976,247969,247968,247928,247733,247734,247697,247729&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=1&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=False&HasSpanishRecord=False
The antidumping investigation was initiated on 15 August 2017. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 7213.10.90, 7214.99.90, 7213.91.90, 7213.99.90, 7227.90.00, 7214.20.90, 7228.30.00, 7228.50.00 and 7228.60.00. This investigation follows the application lodged on 10 March 2017 by Pacific Steel.
On 3 March 2018, the New Zealand authorities terminated the antidumping investigation on imports of reinforcing steel bar and coil from Malaysia and China without the imposition of duties.