ANNOUNCEMENT 06 Dec 2018

In December 2018, the European Commission initiated an anti-subsidy investigation on imports of biodiesel from Indonesia. IN August 2019, a provisional duty was imposed. The investigation is still in progress.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Official Journal of the European Union, Case No. AS650: Notice No. 2018/C 439/15, 6 December 2018: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:JOC_2018_439_R_0015&from=EN
Official Journal of the European Union, Case No. AS650: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1344 of 12 August 2019, published on 13 August 2019: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32019R1344&from=EN

Inception date: 14 Aug 2019 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-subsidy

The anti-subsidy investigation on imports of biodiesel from Indonesia was initiated on 6 December 2018. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following 2017 HS code subheadings: ex 1516.20.98, ex 1518.00.91, ex 1518.00.95, ex 1518.00.99, ex 2710.19.43, ex 2710.19.46, ex 2710.19.47, 2710.20.11, 2710.20.15, 2710.20.17, ex 3824.99.92, 3826.00.10 and ex 3826.00.90. This investigation follows the application lodged on 22 October 2018 by the European Biodiesel Board.

On 13 August 2019, the European Commission issued a regulation imposing a provisional countervailing duty on imports of biodiesel from Argentina. The rate of duty is between 8% and 18% of the net, free-at-Union-frontier price, before duty depending on the company. The duty entered into force on 14 August 2019.

AFFECTED SECTORS