ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Jun 2012
In June 2012, the government of China initiated a new anti-dumping investigation and definitive duties were imposed in June 2013. In June 2018, a sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was extended for a new period in June 2019.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
WTO semi-annual report on antidumping. Document G/ADP/N/230/CHN: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True&CatalogueIdList=90645&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=371857150
Imposition of provisional duties duties (Chinese): http://www.mofcom.gov.cn/article/b/e/201302/20130200039231.shtml
Imposition of definitive duties (Chinese):
Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 48 of 2018, English version published on 28 June 2018: http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/policyrelease/announcement/201807/20180702761574.shtml
Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 28 of 2019, 商务部公告2019年第28号 关于对原产于欧盟的进口甲苯胺反倾销措施期终复审裁定的公告, issued on 27 June 2019: http://www.mofcom.gov.cn/article/b/e/201906/20190602876466.shtml
On 29 June 2012, China announced the initiation of an anti-dumping investigation on toluidine (HS code: 2921.43.00) imported from the European Union.
On 28 February 2013, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) of the People's Republic of China issued the Notice No.11 (2013), announcing to impose preliminary AD duty on imported Toluidine from the EU by means of cash deposits, with cash deposits rate imposed on different companies varies from 22.2% to 36.9%. This measure will come into effect on March 1, 2013.
On 27 June 27 2013, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (MOFCOM) released the Notice NO.44 (2013), announcing the final determination of AD duty on Toluidine.
The AD duty levied on EU companies shall be maintained in effect for another 5 years from 28 June 2013 to 17 June 2018. The AD rate levied on Toluidine originating from LANXESS Deutschland GmbH from Germany is 16.9%, and 36.9% for all other EU companies.
On 28 June 2018, the Chinese authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from the European Union. This follows the application lodged on 26 March 2018 by Jiangsu Huaihe Chemical Co., Ltd, Shandong TSAKER Dongao Chemical Co., Ltd and Norinco Group Hubei KECY Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. The definitive duty will remain in force for the duration of the review.
On 28 June 2019, the Chinese authorities extended the definitive antidumping duty on imports of toluidine from the European Union following the conclusion of a sunset review. The rate of duty is 19.6% or 36.9% depending on the company. The duty is in force for a period of five years. The announcement extending the definitive duty was issued on 27 June 2019.