ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Dec 2012
In July 2012, the government of Brazil initiated a new anti-dumping investigation and a definitive duty was imposed in January 2014. In January 2019, a sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was extended for a new period in January 2020.
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:
Secretary for Foreign Trade of the Brazilian Ministry of Industry, Foreign trade and Services, Circular No. 2 of 16 January 2019, published in the Federal Official Gazette on 17 January 2019: http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?data=17/01/2019&jornal=515&pagina=12&totalArquivos=61
Secretary for Foreign Trade of the Brazilian Ministry of Industry, Foreign trade and Services, Resolution No. 6 of 15 January 2020, published in the Official Gazette on 17 January 2020: http://www.in.gov.br/en/web/dou/-/resolucao-n-6-de-15-de-janeiro-de-2020-238540717
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.
On 17 January 2019, the Brazilian authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China. This follows the application lodged on 11 September 2018 by Sindicato das Indústrias de Vidros, Cristais, Espelhos, Cerâmica de Louça e Porcelanas de Blumenau. The duty will remain in force for the duration of the review.
On 17 January 2020, the Brazilian authorities extended the antidumping duty imposed on imports of tableware from China following the conclusion of a sunset review. The rate of duty is between USD 1.84 and 5.14 per kg depending on the company. The duty is in force for a period of five years.