ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Aug 2017

In August 2017, the Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Bureau of Foreign Trade initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of certain L or U-profiles of iron or alloy or non-alloy steel from China. A provisional duty was imposed in November 2017. In August 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 0123 of 8 August 2017, published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Colombia No. 50.328 of 17 August 2017: http://www.mincit.gov.co/loader.php?lServicio=Documentos&lFuncion=verPdf&id=81817&name=R.123_Apertura.pdf&prefijo=file
http://www.mincit.gov.co/publicaciones/38891/perfiles_de_hierro_en_l_y_en_u
Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Bureau of Foreign Trade, Resolución 200 of 17 November 2017, published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Colombia No. 50,423 of 20 November 2017: http://www.mincit.gov.co/loader.php?lServicio=Documentos&lFuncion=verPdf&id=82552&name=RESOLUCION_200_PERFILES_DE_HIERR17112017_01.pdf&prefijo=file
Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Bureau of Foreign Trade, Resolución 119 of 15 May 2018, published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Colombia No. 50,595 on 16 May 2018: http://www.mincit.gov.co/loader.php?lServicio=Documentos&lFuncion=verPdf&id=83931&name=RESOLUCION_119_DEL_15_DE_MAYO_DE_2018.pdf&prefijo=file
Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Bureau of Foreign Trade, Resolución 211 of 24 August 2018, published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Colombia No. 50,699 on 28 August 2018: http://www.mincit.gov.co/loader.php?lServicio=Documentos&lFuncion=verPdf&id=84721&name=R._211_de_2018_FinalPerfiles.pdf&prefijo=file

Inception date: 20 Nov 2017 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

The antidumping investigation was initiated on 17 August 2017. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 7216.21.00.00, 7216.10.00.00 and 7228.70.00.00. The investigation follows the application lodged by DIACO S.A. and TERNIUM Siderúrgica de Calda S.A.

On 20 November 2017, the Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Bureau of Foreign Trade imposed a provisional duty on imports of certain L or U-profiles of iron or alloy or non-alloy steel from China. The rate of duty is the difference between the FOB base price set at USD 473.28 per tonne and the FOB price declared by the importer provided that the latter is lower than the base price.

On 16 May 2018, the Colombian authorities extended the provisional duty for a period of three months. The duty is unchanged. 

On 28 August 2018, the Colombian authorities imposed a definitive duty on imports of the subject good from China. The rate of duty is the difference between the FOB base price set at USD 473.28 per tonne and the FOB price declared by the importer, provided that the latter is lower than the base price. The duty is in force for a period of two years.

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