ANNOUNCEMENT 21 Aug 2017
In August 2017, the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of broiler products or chicken products from Brazil. In June 2018, a provisional duty was imposed. In February 2019, a definitive duty was imposed.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 39 of 2017, Case-filing for Anti-dumping Investigation against Imports of Broiler Products Originated in Brazil, published on 21 August 2017, English version: http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/policyrelease/buwei/201708/20170802630240.shtml
Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 46 of 2018, English version published on 9 June 2018: http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/policyrelease/buwei/201806/20180602755881.shtml
Annex 2: http://images.mofcom.gov.cn/trb/201806/20180608085926742.docx
Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 6 of 2019, 商务部公告2019年第6号 关于对原产于巴西的进口白羽肉鸡产品反倾销调查最终裁定的公告, issued on 15 February 2019: http://www.mofcom.gov.cn/article/b/e/201902/20190202834325.shtml
The antidumping investigation was initiated on 18 August 2017. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 0207.11.00, 0207.12.00, 0207.13.11, 0207.13.19, 0207.13.21, 0207.13.29, 0207.14.11, 0207.14.19, 0207.14.21, 0207.14.22, 0207.14.29 and 0504.00.21. This investigation follows the application lodged on 28 June 2017 by China Animal Agriculture Association.
On 9 June 2018, the Chinese authorities imposed a provisional duty on imports of broiler products or chicken products from Brazil. The rate of duty is between ad valorem 18.8% and 38.4%.
On 17 February 2019, the Chinese authorities imposed a definitive antidumping duty on imports of the subject good from Brazil. The rate of duty is between 17.8% and 32.4% depending on the company. The announcement imposing definitive duties was issued on 15 February 2019.