ANNOUNCEMENT 20 Jul 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 on imports from Chinese Taipei, the Republic of Korea and Thailand, whilst the duty was terminated on imports from Ukraine.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
WTO semi-annual report on antidumping. Document G/ADP/N/237/BRA
Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, Issue No. 140, 20.07.2012, Minist?rio do Desenvolvimento, Ind?stria e Com?rcio Exterior, Secretaria de Com?rcio Exterior, Circular No. 34 (19.07.2012), pp. 112-120:
Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, Issue No. 11, 16.01.2014, Conselho de Governo, C?mara de Com?rcio Exterior, Resolu??o No. 1 (15.01.2014), pp. 1-21:
Secretary for Foreign Trade of the Brazilian Ministry of Economy, Circular No. 1 of 15 January 2019, published in the Federal Official Gazette on 16 January 2019: http://www.mdic.gov.br/images/REPOSITORIO/secex/gab/circulares_secex_2019/Circular_SECEX_01_2019.pdf
Secretary for Foreign Trade of the Brazilian Ministry of Industry, Foreign trade and Services, Resolution No. 3 of 14 January 2020, published in the Official Gazette on 16 January 2020: http://www.in.gov.br/en/web/dou/-/resolucao-gecex-n-3-de-14-de-janeiro-de-2020-238384133
On July 19, 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 tires for motor cars from Chinese Taipei, Korea, Thailand and Ukraine (Circular No. 34, 19.07.2012). The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 4011.1000. The complaint was lodged by the National Association of the Tyre Industry (Associação Nacional da Indústria de Pneumáticos - ANIP) on December 29, 2011. The investigation started on the day of the publication of the circular in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on July 20, 2012.
On January 15, 2014, the Brazilian authorities decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of tires for motor cars from Chinese Taipei, Korea, Thailand and Ukraine (Resolução No. 1, 15.01.2014). The amount of the duty in USD per kilogram is 1.43 for Taiwanese exporters, ranges from 0.14 to 2.56 for Korean exporters (depending on the company), from 1.32 to 1.35 for Thai exporters (depending on the company) and is 1.23 for Ukrainian exporters. This definitive duty has entered into force on January 16, 2014, for a period of five years.
On 16 January 2019, the Brazilian authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from Chinese Taipei, the Republic of Korea, Thailand and Ukraine. This follows the application lodged on 13 September 2018 by the Associação Nacional da Indústria de Pneumáticos - ANIP. The duty will remain in force for the duration of the review.
On 16 January 2020, the Brazilian authorities extended the antidumping duty imposed on imports of tires for motor cars from Chinese Taipei, the Republic of Korea and Thailand following the conclusion of a sunset review. The rate of duty on imports from the Republic of Korea was between USD 0.14 and 2.56 per kg depending on the company, however, was immediately suspended. The rate of duty on imports from Thailand is USD 1.32 or 1.35 per kg depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Chinese Taipei is USD 1.43 per kg. The duty is in force for a period of five years. The definitive duty imports from Ukraine was not extended and was subsequently terminated.