ANNOUNCEMENT 31 Aug 2020
In August 2020, the Chinese authorities initiated an anti-subsidy investigation on imports of certain wine in containers from Australia. The investigation is still in progress.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 35 of 2020, 商务部公告2020年第35号 关于对原产于澳大利亚的进口相关葡萄酒进行反补贴立案调查的公告, issued on 18 August 2020: http://www.mofcom.gov.cn/article/b/e/202008/20200802996981.shtml
On 31 August 2020, the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China initiated an anti-subsidy investigation on imports of wine in containers holding a maximum of two litres from Australia. The products subject to investigation are classified under HS code subheading 2204.21.00. This investigation follows the application lodged by the Wine Industry Association of China. Notably, an antidumping investigation of the same good was initiated on 18 August, see related state act.