ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Dec 2012In July 2012, the government of Brazil initiated a new anti-dumping investigation.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, Issue No. 248, 26.12.2012, Minist?rio do Desenvolvimento, Ind?stria e Com?rcio Exterior, Secretaria de Com?rcio Exterior, Circular No. 69 (21.12.2012), from p. 28:
Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex), Resolution no. 57 of 24 July 2013, (published in the Official Gazette of 29 July 2013): http://www.camex.gov.br/legislacao/interna/id/1101
Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, Issue No. 12, 17.01.2014, Conselho de Governo, C?mara de Com?rcio Exterior, Resolu??o No. 3 (16.01.2014), from p. 23:
On December 21, 2012, the Secretary for Foreign Trade of the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of tableware (regardless of degree of porosity) from China (Circular No. 69, 21.12.2012). The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 6911.1010, 6911.1090, 6911.9000 and 6912.0000. The complaint was lodged on July 26, 2012 by Oxford Porcelanas S.A. and Indústria e Comércio de Cerâmica Tirolesa Ltda. The investigation started on the day of the publication of the circular in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on December 26, 2012.
On 29 July 2013, the Brazilian authorities imposed a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned products from China (Resolution No. 57 of 24 July 2013). The duty is between USD 1.34 and 4.66pr kilogram depending on the company. The duty is in force for a period of six months.
On January 16, 2014, the Brazilian authorities decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of tableware from China (Resolution No. 3, 16.01.2014). The amount of the duty ranges from USD 1.84 to USD 5.14 per kilogram, depending on the Chinese producer. This definitive duty entered into force on the day of the publication of the resolution in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on January 17, 2014, and is applicable for a period of five years.