ANNOUNCEMENT 31 Aug 2017

In August 2017, the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of halogenated butyl rubber from the United States, the European Union and Singapore. A provisional duty was imposed in April 2018 and a definitive duty was imposed in August 2018.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 45 of 2017, Case-filing for Anti-dumping Investigation against Imports of Broiler Products Originated in Brazil, English version published on 31 August 2017: http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/policyrelease/buwei/201709/20170902637955.shtml
Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 39 of 2018, English version published on 20 April 2018: http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/policyrelease/buwei/201804/20180402736193.shtml
Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 40 of 2018, English version published on 11 August 2018: http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/policyrelease/announcement/201808/20180802777018.shtml

Inception date: 20 Apr 2018 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

The antidumping investigation was initiated on 30 August 2017. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 4002.39.10 and 4002.39.90. This investigation follows the application lodged on 14 August 2017 by Zhejiang Cenway New Materials Co., Ltd. and Panjin Heyun New Materials Co., Ltd.

On 20 April 2018, the Chinese authorities imposed a provisional duty on imports of the subject good from the United States, Singapore and the European Union. The rate of duty on imports from the United States is 66.5%. The rate of duty on imports from Singapore is 26.0% or 66.5% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from the European Union is 30.9% or 63.7% depending on the company. 

On 20 August 2018, the Chinese authorities imposed a definitive antidumping duty on imports of halogenated butyl rubber from the United States, the European Union and Singapore. The rate of duty on imports from the United States is 75.5%. The rate of duty on imports from the European Union is 27.4% or 71.9% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Singapore is 23.1% or 45.2% depending on the company. The duty is in force for a period of five years. The announcement imposing definitive duties was issued in English on 11 August 2018.

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