ANNOUNCEMENT 02 Feb 2012

In February 2012, the government of Australia initiated a new anti-dumping investigation.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/09, 24.02.2012:
http://adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/3-ACDNNo.2012-09-PVCexportedfromJapan-Continuationenquiry.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Consideration Report No. 184, 24.02.2012:
http://adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/2-CON184ConsiderationReport.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/08, 24.02.2012:
http://adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/003-ACDNNo.2012-08PVCexportedfromJapanandUSAReview.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Consideration Report No. 185, 24.02.2012:
http://adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/002-CON185ConsiderationReport.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/22, 06.06.2012:
http://adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/009-ACDNNo.2012-22-extensiontoissueofstatementofessentialfacts.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/23, 06.06.2012:
http://adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/009-ACDNno.2012-23Extensiontoissueofstatementofessentialfacts.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Statement of Essential Facts Report No. 184, 13.08.2012:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/SEF184-PVC-JapanContinuation.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Statement of Essential Facts Report No. 185, 13.08.2012:
http://adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/010-SEF-StatementofEssentialFacts-CustomsandBorderProtection.PDF
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Report to the Minister No. 184, 25.09.2012:
http://adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/012-REP184-FinalReport.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Report to the Minister No. 185, 25.09.2012:
http://adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/012-REP185-FinalReport.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/52, 19.10.2012:
http://adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/013-ACDN201252-FinalReport.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/51, 19.10.2012:
http://adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/013-ACDN201251-FinalReport.pdf


Inception date: 21 Oct 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On February 24, 2012, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports polyvinyl chloride homopolymer resin from Japan (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/09).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 3904.1000.
The application for a review was lodged on February 7, 2012 by Australian Vinyls Corporation, the sole domestic producer of the good subject to the duty.
On the same day, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service initiated a review of the calculation of the duty imposed on imports of polyvinyl chloride homopolymer resin from Japan as well as from the United States of America (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/08). The application for this review was lodged on February 2, 2012 by Chemiplas Australia Pty Ltd., an importer of PVC.
On June 6, 2012, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service extended the time granted to issue the Statement of Essential Facts concerning the continuation inquiry for goods originating in Japan (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/22) as well as the time granted to issue the Statement of Essential Facts concerning the review of the calculation of the duty imposed on imports from Japan and the United States of America (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/23).
On August 13, 2012, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service issued the Statement of Essential Facts concerning the continuation of the anti-dumping measure on imports from Japan (SEF Report No. 184) as well as the Statement of Essential Facts concerning the review of the amount of the duty imposed on imports from Japan and the United States of America (SEF Report No. 185).
On September 25, 2012, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service issued the Report to the Minister concerning the continuation of the anti-dumping measure imposed on imports from Japan (Report to the Minister No. 184). It recommended that the Minister takes steps to secure the continuation of the anti-dumping measure applying to PVC exported from Japan.
On the same day, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service issued the Report to the Minister concerning the review of the amount of the duty (Report to the Minister No. 185). It recommended to the Minister that normal values and NIFOBs be re-ascertained for all exporters of PVC exported from Japan and the United States of America.
On October 19, 2012, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service announced that the Minister for Home Affairs decided to follow its recommendation concerning the continuation of the anti-dumping measure; hence he decided upon the continuation of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of PVC originating in Japan (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/52). This measure enters into force on October 21, 2012 and is applicable for a period of five years.
On the same day, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission announced that the Minister for Home Affairs also decided to follow its recommendations concerning the review of the amount of the duty (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/51). To preserve confidentiality, details of the revised variable factors are not published. Those modifications entered into force on October 19, 2012.
The original anti-dumping duty on imports of polyvinyl chloride homopolymer resin from Japan was imposed on October 22, 1992 and then extended several times.

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