ANNOUNCEMENT 22 Jun 2011

In February 2011, a definitive duty was imposed on imports of certain steel pipes and tubes from Ukraine. The duty was terminated on 22 July 2011.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Official Newspaper - "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation of January 31, 2011 No. 41 Moscow, published on 9 February 2011: https://rg.ru/2011/02/09/truby-dok.html

Inception date: 09 Mar 2011 | Removal date: 22 Jul 2011

Anti-dumping

On 9 February 2011, the Government of the Russian Federation issued Decree No. 41 of 31 January 2011 extending the definitive antidumping duty imposed on imports of certain steel pipes and tubes from Ukraine. The products subject to duties are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 7304.24.100, 7304.24.900, 7304.29.100, 7304.29.900, 7304, 7305 and 7306.

The rate of duty is between 18.9% and 37.8%, depending on the specific characteristics of the subject good. The duty entered into force one month following the date of publication in the official gazette, i.e. on 9 March 2011 for a period of five years.

The original anti-dumping duty entered into force on January 31, 2006 for a period of five years in accordance with the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 824 "On measures to protect the economic interests of Russian manufacturers of certain types of steel pipes" dated December 29, 2005.

On 22 June 2011, the Customs Union Commission issued Decree No. 702 replacing and thereby terminating the above antidumping duty, see related state act. The decision entered into force on 22 July 2011. According to article 4 of the "Agreement on the application of safeguard, antidumping and countervailing measures in transitional period" of 19 November 2010 when a trade defence measure imposed in the Customs Union enters into force the corresponding national measure is terminated. As such, the above antidumping duty was terminated on 22 July 2011.

AFFECTED SECTORS