ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Aug 2017

In August 2017, the Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Bureau of Foreign Trade initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of prepared or preserved potatoes (other than vinegar or acetic acid), frozen, from Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. In November 2018, a definitive duty was imposed.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Bureau of Foreign Trade, Resolución 0121 of 2 August 2017, published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Colombia No. 50.314 of 3 August 2017: http://www.mincit.gov.co/loader.php?lServicio=Documentos&lFuncion=verPdf&id=81755&name=Resolucion_0121_del_2_de_agosto_de_2017.pdf&prefijo=file
http://www.mincit.gov.co/publicaciones/38838/papa_congelada
Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Bureau of Foreign Trade, Resolución 191 of 1 November 2017, published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Colombia No. 50,406 of 3 November 2017: http://www.mincit.gov.co/loader.php?lServicio=Documentos&lFuncion=verPdf&id=82354&name=RESOLUCION_191_DE_01_11_2017_DETERMINACION_PRELIMINAR_PAPAS_CONGELADAS.pdf&prefijo=file
Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Bureau of Foreign Trade, Resolución 257 of 9 November 2018, published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Colombia No. 50.772 on 9 November 2018: http://www.mincit.gov.co/loader.php?lServicio=Documentos&lFuncion=verPdf&id=85242&name=RESOLUCION_257_DE_09_DE_NOVIEMBRE_DE_2018.pdf&prefijo=file

Inception date: 09 Nov 2018 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

The antidumping investigation was initiated on 3 August 2017. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 2004.10.00.00. The investigation follows the application lodged by FEDERACIÓN COLOMBIANA DE PRODUCTORES DE PAPA – FEDEPAPA.

On 3 November 2017, the Colombian authorities decided to continue the investigation without the imposition of provisional duties.

On 9 November 2018, the Colombian authorities imposed a definitive duty on imports of certain frozen potatoes from Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. The rate of duty on imports from the Belgium company Mydibel S.A. is ad valorem 8.01% of the FOB value. The rate of duty on imports from the Netherlands is ad valorem 3.64% or 44.52% of the FOB value depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from the German company Agrarfrost GmbH & Co. KG is ad valorem 3.21% of the FOB value. The duty is in force for a period of two years.

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