ANNOUNCEMENT 21 Jun 2012
In June 2012, the government of Brazil initiated a new anti-dumping investigation and a definitive duty was imposed in November 2013. In November 2018, a sunset review was initiated.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Minist?rio do Desenvolvimento, Ind?stria e Com?rcio Exterior Secretaria de Com?rcio Exterior, Circular No. 26 of 19 June 2012, published in the Federal Official Gazette on 21 June 2012: http://www.mdic.gov.br/arquivos/dwnl_1341242944.pdf
Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex), Resolution No. 94 of 1 November 2013, (published in the Official Gazette on 4 November 2013): http://www.camex.gov.br/legislacao/interna/id/1142
Secretary for Foreign Trade of the Brazilian Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services, Circular No. 51 of 31 October 2018, published in the Federal Official Gazette on 1 November 2018: http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?data=01/11/2018&jornal=515&pagina=42&totalArquivos=186
On 21 June 2012, the Brazilian authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of steel seamless tubes used for oil and gas pipelines from China (Circular No. 26 of 19 June 2012). The products subject to investigation are classified under HS codes subheading: 7304.19.00. The complaint was lodged on 29 February 2012 by Vallourec & Mannesmann Tubes - V&M do Brasil S.A.
On 4 November 2013, the Brazilian authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned products from China (Camex Resolution No. 94, 01.11.2013). The rate of the duty is USD 778.99 or 835.47 per tonne depending on the company. The duty is in force for a period of five years.
On 1 November 2018, the Brazilian authorities initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China. This follows the application lodged on 4 July 2018 by Vallourec Soluções Tubulares do Brasil. The duty will remain in force for the duration of the review.