ANNOUNCEMENT 21 Jun 2021

In June 2021, the United Kingdom announced the initiation of an antidumping investigation on imports of aluminium extrusions from China. In May 2022, a provisional duty was imposed. The investigation is still in progress.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Department for International Trade of the United Kingdom, Notice of initiation of Aluminium extrusions Imported into the United Kingdom from the People’s Republic of China
Initiation of an Investigation into Alleged Dumping, Investigation No. AD0012 , issued on 21 June 2021: https://www.trade-remedies.service.gov.uk/public/case/AD0012/submission/58db49f3-2ec8-4b8d-9acc-82d85bb69037/document/561f0e6d-53dd-4c28-8a3a-058af1a32032/
Department for International Trade of the United Kingdom, Case TD0012 public file: https://www.trade-remedies.service.gov.uk/public/case/AD0012/

Inception date: 20 May 2022 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On 21 June 2021, the Department for International Trade of the United Kingdom initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of aluminium extrusions from China. This is the first trade defence investigation initiated by the United Kingdom following the country's exit from the European Union on 1 January 2021. The products subject to investigation are classified under HS code subheading 7604.10.10, 7604.10.90, 7604.21.00, 7604.29.10, 7604.29.90, 7608.10.00, 7608.20.81, 7608.20.89, 7610.90.90. The investigation follows the application lodged by Hydro Aluminium UK Ltd.

On 20 May 2022, the United Kingdom imposed a provisional antidumping on imports of aluminium extrusions from China. The rate of duty on imports from China ranges from 9.5% to 128.17%. The duty is in force for a period of 6 months.

AFFECTED SECTORS