ANNOUNCEMENT 04 Oct 2017

In October 2017, the Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Bureau of Foreign Trade initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of certain steel cables from China. In December 2017, a provisional duty was imposed. 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 167 of 3 October 2017, published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Colombia No. 50.376 of 4 October 2017: http://www.mincit.gov.co/loader.php?lServicio=Documentos&lFuncion=verPdf&id=82085&name=Resolucion_167_del_3_de_octubre_de_2017_-_apertura_Torones.pdf&prefijo=file
Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Bureau of Foreign Trade, Resolución 0220 of 15 December 2017, published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Colombia No. 50,452 of 19 December 2017: http://www.mincit.gov.co/loader.php?lServicio=Documentos&lFuncion=verPdf&id=82791&name=Resolucion_220_del_15_de_diciembre_de_2017__Preliminar_cables_y_torones_....pdf&prefijo=file
Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Bureau of Foreign Trade, Resolución 143 of 15 June 2018, published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Colombia No. 50,628 on 18 June 2018: http://www.mincit.gov.co/loader.php?lServicio=Documentos&lFuncion=verPdf&id=84197&name=Resolucion_No._143_del_15_de_junio_de_2018.pdf&prefijo=file
Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Bureau of Foreign Trade, Resolución 259 of 16 November 2018, published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Colombia No. 50,783 on 20 November 2018: http://www.mincit.gov.co/loader.php?lServicio=Documentos&lFuncion=verPdf&id=85328&name=20181119_RESOLUCION_FINAL_259_DE_2018_CABLES_DE_ACERO.PDF&prefijo=file

Inception date: 19 Dec 2017 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

The antidumping investigation on imports of certain steel cables from China was initiated on 4 October 2017. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 7312.10.90.00. The investigation follows the application lodged by Empresa Colombiana de Cables S.A. Emcocables S.A.

On 19 December 2017, the Colombian authorities imposed a provisional duty on imports of the subject good from China. The rate of duty is 15% of the FOB value. 

On 18 June 2018, the Colombian authorities extended the provisional duty for a period of three months. The duty is unchanged.

On 20 November 2018, the Colombian authorities imposed a definitive duty on imports of the subject good from China. The rate of duty is ad valorem 15% of the FOB value. The duty is in force for a period of two years.

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