ANNOUNCEMENT 21 Sep 2012
In September 2012, the government of South Africa initiated a sunset review and extended the definitive duty in May 2013. In April 2018, a sunset review was initiated and the duty was again extended in December 2018.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices, Semi-annual Report under Article 16.4, South Africa, 11.09.2013 (Document G/ADP/N/244/ZAF):
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - South Africa, Document No. G/ADP/N/322/ZAF, issued on 21 February 2019: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=251700,251638,251566,251480,251275,251276,251274,251193,251161,251097&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=False&HasSpanishRecord=False
On September 21, 2012, the South African authorities initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of plates and sheets, film, foil and strip of PVC from China and Chinese Taipei. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 3920.4900.
On May 10, 2013, the South African authorities decided upon the continuation of the definitive anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of PVC rigid from China and Chinese Taipei. The rate of duty imposed on imports originating in China is 32.7%. The rate of duty imposed on imports originating in Chinese Taipei is 226%.
On 26 April 2018, the South African authorities initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China and Chinese Taipei.
On 14 December 2018, the South African authorities extended the definitive duty on imports of PVC rigid from China and Chinese Taipei following the conclusion of the sunset review. The rate of duty is maintained.