ANNOUNCEMENT 24 Jul 2012
In July 2012, the government of Morocco initiated a new anti-dumping investigation. In April 2013 a provisional duty was imposed and a definitive duty was imposed in December 2013. In December 2018, a sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was extended for a new period in December 2019.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Minist?re de l'Industrie, du Commerce et des Nouvelles Technologies: http://www.maroc-trade.gov.ma/antidumping/document/rapport_preliminaire.pdf
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices, Semi-annual Report under Article 16.4, Morocco, 29.01.2014 (Document G/ADP/N/252/MAR):
Kingdom of Morocco, Secretery of Foreign Trade, Avis Public n° 17/18, telatif à l'ouverture d'une enquête de réexamen des droits antidumping en vigueur sur les importations de PVC originaires des Etats-Unis d'Amérique, issued on 12 Deceber 2018: http://www.mcinet.gov.ma/ce/antidumping/document/Avis_17-18_PVC-USA.pdf
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - 1 July to 31 December 2019 - Morocco, Document No. G/ADP/N/335/MAR, issued on 16 march 2020: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=262212,262200,262211,262198,261969,261849,261850,261846,261611,261590&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=1&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=False
On July 24, 2012, the Moroccan authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of PVC from the United States of America. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 3904.10. The dumping is suspected to have occurred between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012.
On January 28, 2013, the Moroccan authorities decided to impose provisional anti-dumping duties on the product under consideration. This provisional duty entered into force on April 9, 2013. The rate of the duty on imports of PVC from the United States of America ranges from 25.43% to 63.90%, depending on the exporting company.
On December 27, 2013, the Moroccan authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of PVC from the United States of America. The rate of duty ranges from 22.9% to 56.2%, depending on the exporting company.
On 14 December 2018, the Moroccan authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from the United States. This follows the application lodged by Société Nationale d'Électtolyse et de Péuochimie. The definitive duty will remain in force for the duration of the investigation.
On 9 December 2019, the Moroccan authorities extended the definitive duty imposed on imports of PVC from the United States of America. The rate of duty remains between 22.9% to 56.2%. The extended duty commences from 18 February 2020.