ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Dec 2010
In December 2010, the government of Argentina initiated a new anti-dumping investigation. A definitive duty was imposed in June 2012. In June 2017, a sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was extended in September 2018.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices, Document NO. G/ADP/N/230/ARG of 4 October 2012: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=231346,227603,135091,130979,127415,122681,119257,115967,32433,85321&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=8&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True
Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, 21.06.2012, Ministry of Economy and Public Finance, Secretary of Foreign Trade, Resolution No. 297/2012 (14.06.2012): http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/195000-199999/198767/norma.htm
Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, 14.06.2017, Ministry of Economy and Public Finance, Secretary of Foreign Trade, Resolution No. 247-E / 2017 (13.06.2017): http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/275000-279999/275778/norma.htm
Official Journal of the Argentinian Republic, 13.09.2018, Ministry of Production and Labour, Secretariat of Commerce, Resolution No. 5/2018 (12.09.2018): http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/310000-314999/314381/norma.htm
On December 16, 2010, the Argentinian authorities initiated an antidumping investigation on glass wool products from Mexico. The product subject to investigation is classified under the following tariff code of the MERCOSUR Harmonized System: 7019.39.00. This follows the request lodged by the Argentinean enterprise Saint Gobain Isover Argentina S.A.
On June 21, 2012, the Government of Argentina adopted anti-dumping duties against certain glass wool products from Mexico. The rate of duty is 112.57% ad valorem of the FOB value. The measure entered into force on 14 June 2012.
On 14 June 2017, the Argentinian authorities initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from Mexico. This follows the application lodged by SAINT-GOBAIN ARGENTINA S.A. The duty remains in force for the duration of this investigation.
On 13 September 2018, the Argentinian authorities extended the definitive antidumping duty imposed on imports of glass wool products from Mexico following the conclusion of the above sunset review. The rate of duty is ad valorem 67% of the FOB value. The measure is in force for a period of five years.