ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Aug 2014

In April 2014, the government of Mexico initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of steel and zamac potholders from China. In December 2015, a definitive duty was imposed.  In December 2020, a sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was extended for a new period in June 2022. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Diario Oficial de la Federaci?n, 12.08.2014, Secretar?a de Econom?a, Resoluci?n por la que se acepta la solicitud de parte interesada y se declara el inicio de la investigaci?n antidumping sobre las importaciones de jaladeras de acero y de zamac, originarias de la Rep?blica Popular China, independientemente del pa?s de procedencia (30.07.2014):
http://www.economia.gob.mx/files/comunidad_negocios/upci/publicaciones_dof_jaladerasdeacero_120814.pdf
Diario Oficial de la Federaci?n, 08.05.2015, Secretar?a de Econom?a, Resoluci?n preliminar de la investigaci?n antidumping sobre las importaciones de jaladeras de acero y de zamac, originarias de la Rep?blica Popular China, independientemente del pa?s de procedencia (22.04.2015):
http://www.economia.gob.mx/files/comunidad_negocios/upci/publicaciones_dof_jaladerasdeaceroydezamac_080515.pdf

Diario Oficial de la Federaci?n, 23.12.2015, Secretar?a de Econom?a, Resoluci?n Final de la investigaci?n antidumping sobre las importaciones de jaladeras de acero y de zamac, originarias de la Rep?blica Popular China, independientemente del pa?s de procedencia. (10.12.2015): http://dof.gob.mx/nota_detalle.php?codigo=5421219&fecha=23/12/2015

World Trade Organization, Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement, Mexico, issued on 21 March 2022: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/SS/directdoc.aspx?filename=q:/G/ADP/N364MEX.pdf

Diario Oficial de la Federacion, Secretaría de Economía, RESOLUCIÓN Final del procedimiento administrativo de examen de vigencia de la cuota compensatoria impuesta a las importaciones de jaladeras de acero y de zamac originarias de la República Popular China, independientemente del país de procedencia, issued on 15 June 2022: https://www.dof.gob.mx/nota_detalle.php?codigo=5655265&fecha=15/06/2022#gsc.tab=0

Inception date: 09 May 2015 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On July 30, 2014, the Mexican Ministry of Economy decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of steel and zamac potholders from China. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 8302.4299 and 8302.4999. The complaint was lodged on April 3, 2014 by Fundición Inyectada del Centro, S.A. de C.V. The investigation started on the day following the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Federation, i.e. on August 13, 2014.

On April 22nd, 2015, the Mexican authorities decided to impose a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of steel and zamac potholders originating in China. The amount of this provisional duty is USD 13.15 per kilogram. This provisional anti-dumping duty entered into force on the day following the publication of the resolution in the Official Journal of the Federation, i.e. on May 9th, 2015.
 
On 24 December 2015, the Mexican authorities decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of above-mentioned goods from China. The rate of this definitive duty is USD 10.21 per kg.

On 17 December 2020, the Mexican authorities announced the initiation of a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China. 

On 15 June 2022, the Mexican authorities issued a regulation extending the definitive duty imposed on imports of steel and zamac potholders from China following the conclusion of the sunset review.

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