ANNOUNCEMENT 14 Oct 2020

In October 2020, the Chinese authorities initiated an anti-subsidy investigation on imports of polyvinyl chloride from the United States. The investigation is still in progress.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 1 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 41 of 2020, 商务部公告2020年第41号 关于对原产于美国的进口聚氯乙烯进行反补贴立案调查的公告, issued on 14 October 2020: http://www.mofcom.gov.cn/article/b/e/202010/20201003007710.shtml

Inception date: No inception date

Anti-subsidy

On 14 October 2020, the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China initiated an anti-subsidy investigation on imports of polyvinyl chloride from the United States. The products subject to investigation are classified under HS code subheading 3904.10.90. This investigation follows the application lodged on 18 August 2020 by Xinjiang Zhongtai Chemical Co., Ltd., Xinjiang Tianye (Group) Co., Ltd., Shaanxi Beiyuan Chemical Group Co., Ltd., Tianjin Dagu Chemical Industry Company Limited and Yibin Tianyuan Grp Co., Ltd. Notably, an antidumping investigation of the same good from the United States was initiated in September 2020, see related state act.

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