ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Sep 2009

In September 2009, the government of Brazil imposed a definitive duty following the conclusion of an antidumping investigation. In September 2014, a sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was extended in September 2015. In March 2020, the definitive duty was suspended temporarily following the COVID-19 outbreak. In June 2020, a sunset review was initiated. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, Issue No. 116, 19.06.2008, Minist?rio do Desenvolvimento, Ind?stria e Com?rcio Exterior, Secretaria de Com?rcio Exterior, Circular No. 37 (18.06.2008), from p. 94:
http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?data=19/06/2008&jornal=1&pagina=94&totalArquivos=124
Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, Issue No. 179, 18.09.2009, Conselho de Governo, C?mara de Com?rcio Exterior, Resolu??o No. 53 (17.09.2009), from p. 38:
http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?jornal=1&pagina=38&data=18/09/2009
http://www.desenvolvimento.gov.br/arquivos/dwnl_1253281964.pdf
Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, Issue No. 179, 17.09.2014, Minist?rio do Desenvolvimento, Ind?stria e Com?rcio Exterior, Secretaria de Com?rcio Exterior, Circular No. 54 (16.09.2014), from p. 73:
http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?data=17/09/2014&jornal=1&pagina=73&totalArquivos=100
http://www.desenvolvimento.gov.br/arquivos/dwnl_1410964002.pdf
Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, Issue No. 116, 22.06.2015, Conselho de Governo, C?mara de Com?rcio Exterior, Resolu??o No. 58 (19.06.2015), from p. 31:
http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?jornal=1&pagina=31&data=22/06/2015
http://www.camex.gov.br/legislacao/interna/id/1414


Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex), Resolution No. 23 of 25 March 2020, Published in the Official Gazette on 27 March 2020: http://www.camex.gov.br/resolucoes-camex-e-outros-normativos/58-resolucoes-da-camex/2676-resolucao-n-23-de-25-de-marco-de-2020
Ministry of Economy, Circular No. 39 of 2020, published in the Official Gazette on 22 June 2020: http://www.in.gov.br/en/web/dou/-/circular-n-39-de-19-de-junho-de-2020-262754328

Inception date: 18 Sep 2009 | Removal date: 27 Mar 2020

Anti-dumping

On September 17, 2009, the Brazilian authorities decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of plastic syringes originating in China (Resolution No. 53, 17.09.2009). This follows the conclusion of an investiagtion initiated in June 2008. The products subject to duties are classified under the following HS codes: 9018.3111 and 9018.3119. The amount of the duty is USD 10.67 per kilogram, at the exception of the company Shanghai Kindly Enterprise Development Group Co. Ltd. whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 7.73 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 September 18, 2009, and is applicable for a period of five years. 

On September 16, 2014, the Brazilian authorities decided to initiate a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed by Resolution No. 53 dated September 17, 2009 on imports of plastic syringes originating in China (Circular No. 54, 16.09.2014).
This sunset review started on the day of the publication of the circular in the Federal Official Gazette of Brazil, i.e. on September 17, 2014. It follows a request lodged on April 30, 2014 by Becton Dickinson Indústrias Cirúrgicas Ltda.
 
On June 19th, 2015, the Brazilian authorities decided upon the continuation of the definitive anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of plastic syringes originating in China (Resolution No. 58, 19.06.2015). The amount of the duty is USD 4.55 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 June 22nd, 2015, and is applicable for a period of five years.

On 27 March 2020, the Brazilian authorities temporarily suspended the definitive duty imposed on imports of plastic syringes (for general use, with capacities of 1ml, 3ml, 5ml, 10ml or 20ml, with or without needle) from China until 30 September 2020. The suspension was introduced following the COVID-19 pandemic.

On 22 June 2020, the Brazilian authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China. This follows the application lodged on 22 January 2020 by Becton Dickinson Indústrias Cirúrgicas Ltda.

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