ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Nov 2008
In June 2009, the government of China imposed a provisional duty and a definitive duty was imposed in November 2009. In October 2014, a sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was extended for a new period in October 2015. In November 2020, the definitive duty was terminated.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
"As reported by: Bown,?Chad?P. (2009) 'Global Antidumping Database,' 'Version 5.0, July', available at?www.brandeis.edu/~cbown/global_ad/
Public Notice No.48/2009"
Final affirmative antidumping decision and definitive AD duty
(Public Notice of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, in Chinese, link provided by Antidumpingpublishing.com).
Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 72 of 2014 on Expiry Review Investigations of Anti-dumping Measures against Imports of Hexanedioic Acid Originated in the U.S., the EU and South Korea, Issued on October 31st, 2014, English Version:
Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 39 of 2015, issued on 26 October 2015, English version: http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/policyrelease/buwei/201510/20151001149153.shtml
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - 1 July - 31 December 2020 - China, Document No. G/ADP/N/350/CHN, issued on 9 March 2021: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=272128,272048,271825,271811,271777,271759,271761,271718,271551,271350&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=7&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True
On June 27, 2009 China established a preliminary anti-dumping duty on imports of Adipic Acid or AA from the Republic of Korea, the EC and the US. The investigation was initiated on November 10, 2008. Ad valorem duty was set at 5.7-16.7% for the Republic of Korea, 11.3-30.3% for the European Communities and 16.8-35.4% for the United States.
On November 1, 2009, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (MOFCOM) announced its final decision in the case and imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on the product originating from the United States, the European Communities and the Republic of Korea. The duty enters into force on November 2, 2009 and will remain in force for 5 years.
On October 31st, 2014, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China decided to initiate a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of adipic acid (hexanedioic acid) from the European Union, South Korea and the United States of America (MOFCOM Announcement No. 72 of 2014, 31.10.2014).
The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code subheading: 2917.12.
It follows the application for a review lodged on August 29th, 2014 by PetroChina Liaoyang Petrochemical Branch, Shandong Haili Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., Jiangsu Haili Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., and Shandong Hualu Hengsheng Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. on behalf of the domestic industry.
The investigation started on November 2nd, 2014 and shall end before November 1st, 2015. The existing anti-dumping duty remains in force during the review.
On 23 October 2015, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China decided to extend the definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned goods originating in the European Union, the United States and the Republic of Korea following a sunset review (Announcement No. 39 of 2015). The duty is applied at the same rate as specified in Announcement No. 78 of 2009, Announcement No. 36 of 2011 and Announcement No. 21 of 2014. The measure is in force from 2 November 2015 for a period of 5 years.
On 2 November, the Chinese authorities terminated the definitive duty imposed on imports of adipic acid from the European Union, the Republic of Korea and the United States. The duty was terminated as it was set to expire.