ANNOUNCEMENT 12 Feb 2011
In February 2011, the government of Pakistan initiated a sunset review of the definitive antidumping duty imposed and subsequently extended the duty in 2011. In February 2016, another sunset review was initiated and in February 2017 the duty was subsequently terminated.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices, Semi-annual Report under Article 16.4, Pakistan, 30.01.2012 (Document G/ADP/N/223/PAK):
Government of Pakistan, National Tariff Commission, A.D.C No 08/2005/NTC/PA-SR-16 of 12 February 2016: http://ntc.gov.pk/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/150216-Notice-of-initiaiton-PASSR.pdf
Government of Pakistan, National Tariff Commission, Notice No. 08/2005/NTC/PA/SR/2015, Notice of Conclusion of Sunset Review and Termination of Definitive Anti-Dumping Duties, 09.02.2017: https://ntc.gov.pk/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Notice-of-Conclusion-of-Sunset-Review-and-Termination-Phthalic-Anhydride-ADC-08.pdf
On February 12, 2011, the Pakistani authorities initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of phthalic anhydride from India. The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 2917.3500.
On December 10, 2011, the Pakistani authorities extended the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of phthalic anhydride from India. The rate of the duty is 10.94%. This duty entered into force retrospectively on February 13, 2011.
On 12 February 2016, the Pakistani National Tariff Commission initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of phthalic anhydride from India. This follows the request lodged by Nimir Chemicals Pakistan Limited on 1 January 2016. The duty will remain in force for the duration of this investigation.
On 9 February 2017, the Pakistani National Tariff Commission terminated the definitive antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from India following the conclusion of the above sunset review. The measure was terminated as the Commission found that the import of the subject good "will not lead to likely continuation or recurrence of the material injury to the domestic industry...".