ANNOUNCEMENT 12 Jul 2013

In July 2013, the government of Brazil initiated a new anti-dumping investigation and imposed a definitive duty in December 2014. In December 2019, a sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was extended for a new period on imports from China, Egypt, Mexico and the United Arab Emirates. The duty was immediately suspended on imports from Mexico. The duty was terminated on imports from Saudi Arabia, and the United States.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

3

  • 3 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, Issue No. 134, 15.07.2013, Minist?rio do Desenvolvimento, Ind?stria e Com?rcio Exterior, Secretaria de Com?rcio Exterior, Circular No. 38 (12.07.2013), pp. 210-216:
http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?data=15/07/2013&jornal=1&pagina=210&totalArquivos=232
http://www.desenvolvimento.gov.br/arquivos/dwnl_1373984075.pdf
Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, Issue No. 120, 26.06.2014, Minist?rio do Desenvolvimento, Ind?stria e Com?rcio Exterior, Secretaria de Com?rcio Exterior, Circular No. 39 (24.06.2014), p. 54:
http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?jornal=1&pagina=54&data=26/06/2014
http://www.desenvolvimento.gov.br/arquivos/dwnl_1404397819.pdf
Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, Issue No. 132, 14.07.2014, Conselho de Governo, C?mara de Com?rcio Exterior, Resolu??o No. 55 (11.07.2014), from p. 3:
http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?jornal=1&pagina=3&data=14/07/2014
http://www.camex.gov.br/legislacao/interna/id/1242
Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, Issue No. 246, 19.12.2014, Conselho de Governo, C?mara de Com?rcio Exterior, Resolu??o No. 121 (18.12.2014), from p. 70:
http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?jornal=1&pagina=70&data=19/12/2014
http://www.camex.gov.br/legislacao/interna/id/1328


Ministry of Industry, Foreign trade and Services, Circular No. 69 of 18 December 2019, published in the Official Gazette on 19 December 2019: http://www.in.gov.br/en/web/dou/-/circular-n-69-de-18-de-dezembro-de-2019-234337987
Ministry of Economy, GECEX Resolution 160 of 18 February 2021, issued on the Federal Official Gazette on 19 February 2021: https://www.in.gov.br/web/dou/-/resolucao-gecex-n-160-de-18-de-fevereiro-de-2021-304433063

Inception date: 14 Jul 2014 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On July 12, 2013, 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 clear (colourless) flat glass, produced according to the floatation method (floatglass), with a thickness of 2 to 19 mm, from China, Egypt, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and the United States of America (Circular No. 38, 12.07.2013). The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 7005.2900. The complaint was lodged by the Brazilian sectorial organisation Associação Técnica Brasileira das Indústrias Automáticas de Vidro (ABIVIDRO) on January 31, 2013. The investigation started on the day of the publication of the circular in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on July 15, 2013.
On June 24, 2014, the Brazilian authorities decided to extend for up to six months, from July 15, 2014, the investigation period to determine the existence of dumping in exports of the goods under scrutiny from China, Egypt, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and the United States of America (Circular No. 39, 24.06.2014). Circular No. 39 was published in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil on June 26, 2014.
On July 11, 2014, the Brazilian authorities decided to impose a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of flat glass from China, Egypt, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and the United States of America (Resolution No. 55, 11.07.2014). The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Saudi Arabia is USD 172.27 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in China ranges from USD 219.07 to USD 334.35 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Egypt is USD 125.10 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in the United Arab Emirates is USD 126.54 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Emirates Float Glass LLC whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 65.87 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in the United States of America is USD 301.50 per metric ton, at the exception of the companies Cardinal FG and AGC Flat Glass North America, Inc. whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 92.90 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Mexico is USD 52.31 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Guardian Industries V.P.S. de RL de CV whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 17.40 per metric ton.
This provisional duty entered into force on the day of the publication of the resolution in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on July 14, 2014, and is applicable for a period of six months.
On December 18, 2014, the Brazilian authorities decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of flat glass from China, Egypt, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and the United States of America (Resolution No. 121, 18.12.2014). The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Saudi Arabia is USD 202.26 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in China ranges from USD 179.46 to USD 392.55 per metric ton, depending on the company. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Egypt is USD 185.74 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in the United Arab Emirates is USD 148.57 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Emirates Float Glass LLC whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 83.40 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in the United States of America is USD 366.78 per metric ton, at the exception of the companies Cardinal FG and AGC Flat Glass North America, Inc. whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 97.01 per metric ton and USD 177.81 per metric ton respectively. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Mexico ranges from USD 139.60 to USD 359.30 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Guardian Industries V.P.S. de RL de CV whose exports are not subject to the payment of a duty. 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 December 19, 2014, and is applicable for a period of five years.

On 19 December 2019, the Brazilian authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China, Egypt, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and the United States of America. This follows the application lodged on 30 July 2019 by the Brazilian sectorial organisation Associação Técnica Brasileira das Indústrias Automáticas de Vidro (ABIVIDRO). The duty will remain in force for the duration of the review.

On 19 February 2021, the Brazilian authorities extended the definitive duty on imports of certain clear (colourless) flat glass from China, Egypt, Mexico, and the United Arab Emirates. The rate of duty on imports from China is between USD 179.46 and 392.55 per tonne depending on the company.  The rate of duty on imports from Egypt is USD 185.74 per tonne. The rate of duty on imports from the United Arab Emirates USD 83.4 per tonne. The rate of duty on imports from Mexico is between USD 134.88 and 359.3 per tonne. The definitive duty imposed on imports from Mexico was immediately suspended, see related intervention. The definitive duty was not extended on imports from Saudi Arabia and the United States and the duty was subsequently terminated, see related intervention. The duty is in force for a period of five years.

AFFECTED SECTORS

 

AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
Inception date: 14 Jul 2014 | Removal date: 19 Feb 2021

Anti-dumping

On 12 July 2013, the Brazilian authorities initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of clear (colourless) flat glass, produced according to the floatation method (floatglass), with a thickness of 2 to 19 mm, from Mexico as well as from China, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and the United States of America (Circular No. 38, 12.07.2013). The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 7005.2900. The complaint was lodged by the Brazilian sectorial organisation Associação Técnica Brasileira das Indústrias Automáticas de Vidro (ABIVIDRO) on January 31, 2013. The investigation started on the day of the publication of the circular in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on July 15, 2013.

On July 11, 2014, the Brazilian authorities decided to impose a provisional antidumping duty on imports of flat glass from the subject countries. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Saudi Arabia is USD 172.27 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in China ranges from USD 219.07 to USD 334.35 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Egypt is USD 125.10 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in the United Arab Emirates is USD 126.54 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Emirates Float Glass LLC whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 65.87 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in the United States of America is USD 301.50 per metric ton, at the exception of the companies Cardinal FG and AGC Flat Glass North America, Inc. whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 92.90 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Mexico is USD 52.31 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Guardian Industries V.P.S. de RL de CV whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 17.40 per metric ton. This provisional duty entered into force on the day of the publication of the resolution in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on July 14, 2014, and is applicable for a period of six months.

On December 18, 2014, the Brazilian authorities decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of flat glass from the subject countries (Resolution No. 121, 18.12.2014). The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Saudi Arabia is USD 202.26 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in China ranges from USD 179.46 to USD 392.55 per metric ton, depending on the company. The amount of duty imposed on imports originating in Egypt is USD 185.74 per metric ton. The amount of duty imposed on imports originating in the United Arab Emirates is USD 148.57 per metric ton, with the exception of the company Emirates Float Glass LLC whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 83.40 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in the United States of America is USD 366.78 per metric ton, at the exception of the companies Cardinal FG and AGC Flat Glass North America, Inc. whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 97.01 per metric ton and USD 177.81 per metric ton respectively. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Mexico ranges from USD 139.60 to USD 359.30 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Guardian Industries V.P.S. de RL de CV whose exports are not subject to the payment of duty. 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 December 19, 2014, and is applicable for a period of five years.

On 19 December 2019, the Brazilian authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China, Egypt, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and the United States of America. This follows the application lodged on 30 July 2019 by the Brazilian sectorial organisation Associação Técnica Brasileira das Indústrias Automáticas de Vidro (ABIVIDRO). The duty will remain in force for the duration of the review.

On 19 February 2021, the Brazilian authorities extended the definitive duty for a period of five years on imports of certain clear (colourless) flat glass from Mexico as well as from China, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates, see related intervention. The rate of duty on imports from Mexico is between USD 134.88 and 359.3 per tonne. The definitive duty imposed on imports from Mexico was immediately suspended. 

Inception date: 14 Jul 2014 | Removal date: 19 Feb 2021

Anti-dumping

On 12 July 2013, the Brazilian authorities initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of clear (colourless) flat glass, produced according to the floatation method (floatglass), with a thickness of 2 to 19 mm, from the United States and Saudi Arabia as well as from China, Egypt, Mexico, and the United Arab Emirates see related interventions (Circular No. 38, 12.07.2013). The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 7005.2900. The complaint was lodged by the Brazilian sectorial organisation Associação Técnica Brasileira das Indústrias Automáticas de Vidro (ABIVIDRO) on January 31, 2013. The investigation started on the day of the publication of the circular in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on July 15, 2013.

On July 11, 2014, the Brazilian authorities decided to impose a provisional antidumping duty on imports of flat glass from the subject countries. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Saudi Arabia is USD 172.27 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in China ranges from USD 219.07 to USD 334.35 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Egypt is USD 125.10 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in the United Arab Emirates is USD 126.54 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Emirates Float Glass LLC whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 65.87 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in the United States of America is USD 301.50 per metric ton, at the exception of the companies Cardinal FG and AGC Flat Glass North America, Inc. whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 92.90 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Mexico is USD 52.31 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Guardian Industries V.P.S. de RL de CV whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 17.40 per metric ton. This provisional duty entered into force on the day of the publication of the resolution in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on July 14, 2014, and is applicable for a period of six months.

On December 18, 2014, the Brazilian authorities decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of flat glass from the subject countries (Resolution No. 121, 18.12.2014). The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Saudi Arabia is USD 202.26 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in China ranges from USD 179.46 to USD 392.55 per metric ton, depending on the company. The amount of duty imposed on imports originating in Egypt is USD 185.74 per metric ton. The amount of duty imposed on imports originating in the United Arab Emirates is USD 148.57 per metric ton, with the exception of the company Emirates Float Glass LLC whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 83.40 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in the United States of America is USD 366.78 per metric ton, at the exception of the companies Cardinal FG and AGC Flat Glass North America, Inc. whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 97.01 per metric ton and USD 177.81 per metric ton respectively. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Mexico ranges from USD 139.60 to USD 359.30 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Guardian Industries V.P.S. de RL de CV whose exports are not subject to the payment of duty. 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 December 19, 2014, and is applicable for a period of five years.

On 19 December 2019, the Brazilian authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China, Egypt, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and the United States of America. This follows the application lodged on 30 July 2019 by the Brazilian sectorial organisation Associação Técnica Brasileira das Indústrias Automáticas de Vidro (ABIVIDRO). The duty will remain in force for the duration of the review.

On 19 February 2021, the Brazilian authorities concluded the sunset review deciding not to extend the definitive duty on imports of certain clear (colourless) flat glass from Mexico as well as from the United States and Saudi Arabia. The duty was extended for imports from Mexico, China, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates, see related interventions.