ANNOUNCEMENT 21 Mar 2011

In March 2011, the government of China initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty, the measure was extended for an additional period of five years in 2012. The antidumping duty was terminated in May 2017.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Source from China Ministry of Commerce, Chinese Version Available:
http://www.mofcom.gov.cn/aarticle/b/c/201205/20120508136153.html


Inception date: 22 May 2012 | Removal date: 21 May 2017
Still in force

Anti-dumping

 On 21 May 2012, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (MOFCOM) released the Notice NO.20 (2012), announcing the final review determination of AD duty on Catechol from the US and Japan.
 
 
On 22 May 2006, the MOFCOM released the Notice NO.32 (2006) announcing to levy anti-dumping duty on Catechol from the US and Japan, the term was five years. During this AD period, the MOFCOM has adjusted this anti-dumping duty in accordance with Notice NO.52 (2009) in 2009. In accordance with Notice NO.32 (2006) and Notice NO.52 (2009), catechol from the US was levied with AD duty of 46.81%(among which AD duty applied to RHODIA INC, a US company, was 9.7% ); catechol from Japan was levied with AD duty of 42.86%.
 
 
Before the termination of this AD duty, on 21 March 2011, Lianyungang SanjiliChemical Co.,Ltd formally submitted an application to the MOFCOM on behalf of Chinese Catechol industry and applied for conducting the final review investigation on AD duty on Catechol from the US and Japan. On 25 May 2011, the MOFCOM released the Notice NO.23 (2011) announcing the initiation of final review of the AD duty on Catechol originating from the US and Japan. During the final review investigation period from 22 May 2011 to 21 May 2012, Catechol from the US and Japan was imposed with AD duty in accordance with the Notice NO.32 (2006) and Notice NO.52 (2009).
 

In accordance with this Notice NO.20 (2012), upon investigation of final review of the AD duty on Catechol originating from the US and Japan, the MOFCOM held that there exists a causal link between Chinese industry injury and dumping from companies in the US, Japan. In accordance with Chinese Regulations on Anti-dumping, catechol from the US was levied with AD duty of 46.81%(US company RHODIA INC was 9.7% ); catechol from Japan was levied with AD duty of 42.86%, which are the same with Notice NO.32 (2006) and Notice NO.52 (2009).
 
This Notice NO.20 (2012) measure shall come into effect since the date of 22 May 2012 and the duration term shall be five years.

On 21 May 2017, the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China terminated the above antidumping measure on imports of catechol the United States and Japan. This follows the domestic industry not submitting an application within the time limit provided.

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