ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Jan 2013
In January 2013, the government of the Republic of Korea initiated a new anti-dumping investigation. A definitive duty was imposed in December 2013. In August 2019, the definitive duty was extended for a new period following the conclusion of a sunset review.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
WTO semi-annual report on antidumping. Document G7ADP7N/244/TUR
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices, Semi-annual Report under Article 16.4, Republic of Korea, 04.03.2014 (Document G/ADP/N/252/KOR):
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - 1 July - 31 December 2019 - Republic of Korea, Document No. G/ADP/N/335/KOR, issued on 28 May 2020: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=263995,263880,263869,263881,263806,263838,263648,263625,263594,263595&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=False&HasSpanishRecord=False
On January 7, 2013, the Korean authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of oriented polypropylene film from China, Indonesia and Thailand. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 3920.2000 and 3921.9000. The dumping is suspected to have occurred between July 1, 2011, and June 30, 2012.
On December 20, 2013, the Korean authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of oriented polypropylene film from China, Indonesia and Thailand. The rate of the duty on imports originating in China ranges from 3.89% to 25.59%, depending on the exporting company. The rate of the duty on imports originating in Indonesia ranges from 4.43% to 5.98%, depending on the exporting company. The rate of the duty on imports originating in Thailand ranges from 3.48% to 10.55%, depending on the exporting company.
On 24 August 2018, the Korean authorities initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China, Indonesia and Thailand.
On 23 August 2019, the Korean authorities extended the definitive duty imposed on import of oriented polypropylene film from China, Indonesia and Thailand for a new period following the conclusion of a sunset review. The rate of duty is between 2.15% and 25.04%.