ANNOUNCEMENT 12 Nov 2012
In November 2012, the government of Brazil initiated a sunset review and extended the definitive duty on imports of garlic from China. In October 2018, a new sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was extended in October 2019.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, Issue No. 218, 12.11.2012, Minist?rio do Desenvolvimento, Ind?stria e Com?rcio Exterior, Secretaria de Com?rcio Exterior, Circular No. 59 (09.11.2012), from p. 112, in Portuguese:
Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, Issue No. 193, 04.10.2013, Conselho de Governo, C?mara de Com?rcio Exterior, Resolu??o No. 80 (03.10.2013), from p. 28, in Portuguese:
Secretary for Foreign Trade of the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Circular No. 42 of 3 October 2018, published in the Federal Official Gazette on 4 October 2018: http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?data=04/10/2018&jornal=515&pagina=48&totalArquivos=171
Secretaria Especial de Comércio Exterior e Assuntos Internacionais, PORTARIA Nº 4593 of 2 October 2019, published in the Official Gazette on 3 October 2019: http://www.in.gov.br/en/web/dou/-/portaria-n-4.593-de-2-de-outubro-de-2019-219665563
Ministry of Economy, Federal Official Gazette, 30 March 2021, GECEX Resolution No. 181: http://www.camex.gov.br/resolucoes-camex-e-outros-normativos/58-resolucoes-da-camex/2950-resolucao-gecex-n-181-de-30-de-marco-de-2021
On November 9th, 2012, the Secretary for Foreign Trade of the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade decided to initiate a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of garlic (fresh or chilled) from China (Circular Secex No. 59, 09.11.2012).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 0703.2010 and 0703.2090.
The application for the review was lodged on August 10th, 2012 by the National Association of Garlic Producers (Associação Nacional dos Produtores de Alho - ANAPA).
The investigation started on the day of the publication of the circular in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on November 12th, 2012. The existing anti-dumping measure remains in force during the review.
On October 3rd, 2013, the Brazilian authorities decided upon the continuation of the definitive anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of garlic originating in China (Resolution Camex No. 80, 03.10.2013). The amount of duty is USD 0.78 per kilogram. This definitive duty entered into force on the day of the publication of the resolution in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on October 4th, 2013.
The original anti-dumping measure was imposed on January 17th, 1996 by Portaria Interministerial MICT/MF No. 3.
On 4 October 2018, the Brazilian authorities initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China. This follows the application lodged by Associação Nacional dos Produtores de Alho - ANAPA. The duty will remain in force for the duration of the review.
On 3 October 2019, the Brazilian authorities extended the definitive duty imposed on imports of garlic from China following the conclusion of the sunset review. The rate of duty is USD 0.78 per kg. The duty is in force for a period of five years.
On 30 March 2021, the Brazilian authorities extended the definitive duty to imports of fresh or refrigerated garlic, regardless of any classification in type, class, group or subgroup, commonly classified in items 0703.20.10 and 0703.20.90. The rate of duty is USD 0.78 per kg. The regulation amending the definitive duty was issued on 30 March 2021.