In January 2011, the government of Egypt initiated a new anti-dumping investigation and definitive duties were imposed in February 2013. In February 2018, a sunset review was initiated and in February 2019 the definitive duty was extended for a new period. 



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WTO semi-annual report. Document G/ADP/N/230/EGY
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices, Semi-annual Report under Article 16.4, Egypt, 12.07.2013 (Document G/ADP/N/244/EGY):*+and++%40Symbol%3d+egy&Language=ENGLISH&Context=FomerScriptedSearch&languageUIChanged=true#

WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - Egypt, Document No. G/ADP/N/314/EGY, 13 July 2018:,246742,246705,246672,246482,246475,246299,246300,246105,246010&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=False&HasSpanishRecord=False
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-Annual Report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - 1 January - 30 June 2019 - Egypt, document no. G/ADP/N/328/EGY, issued on 27 September 2019:,257223,257195,257173,256913,256891,256895,256894,256667,256283&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=False&HasSpanishRecord=False

Inception date: 26 Feb 2013 | Removal date: open ended


On June 26, 2012, the Egyptian authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of ballpoint pens from India.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 9608.1000. The dumping is suspected to have occurred between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2011.
On February 26, 2013, the Egyptian authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of ball point pens from India. The rate of the duty is 82% of the CIF price with a minimum value of USD 0.02.

On 20 February 2018, the Egyptian authorities initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty imposed on imports of ballpoint pens from India.

On 18 February 2019, the Egyptian authorities extended the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from India following the conclusion of the sunset review. The rate of duty is 65% of the CIF value, however, the duty minimum is USD 0.025 per pen.