ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Mar 2018
In March 2018, the Chilean authorities initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of steel bars for concrete from Mexico. In May 2019, the investigation was terminated without the imposition of duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Official Journal of the Republic of Chile No. 42.002, 08.03.2018, Comisión Nacional Encargada de Investigar la Existencia de Distorsiones en el Precio de las Mercaderías Importadas: http://www.cndp.cl/Aviso_inicioDO_Barras_AD_M%C3%A9xico_2018.pdf
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - Chile, Document No. G/ADP/N/328/CHL, issued on 10 July 2019: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=255609,255484,255377,255260,255230,254940,254591,254376,253968,253896&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=1&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=False&HasSpanishRecord=True
The antidumping investigation on imports of steel bars for concrete from Mexico was initiated on 8 March 2018. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 7213.1000, 7214.2000, 7227.9000 and 7228.3000. The investigation follows the application lodged by Siderúrgica Huachipato SA (CAP Acero) and Gerdau AZA SA.
On 2 May 2019. Chile terminated the antidumping investigation on imports of the subject good from Mexico without the imposition of duties. No duties were imposed as the investigation did not demonstrate the presence of a material injury towards the domestic industry.