ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Jun 2014

In June 2014, the government of Malaysia initiated a new anti-dumping investigation and a provisional duty was imposed in November 2014. In March 2015, a definitive duty was imposed. In March 2020, the duty was terminated. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Malaysian Federal Government Gazette, Notice of Initiation, 16.06.2014, P.U. (B) 292/2014: http://www.federalgazette.agc.gov.my/outputp/pub_20140616_P.U.%20(B)%20292_NOTIS%20PERMULAAN%20PENYIASATAN%20POLYETHYLENE%20TEREPHTHALATE%20vetted%20by%20KUVII%20-%20Duisemak-%20Sarijah-%2016%206%202014%20-LATEST%20-.pdf

Malaysian Federal Government Gazette, Customs (Previsional Duties) Order 2014 (No. 2), 13.11.2014, P.U. (A) 302/2014: http://www.federalgazette.agc.gov.my/outputp/pua_20141113_P.U.(A)%20302%20Perintah%20Kastam(No.2)%202014.pdf

Malaysian Federal Government Gazette, Customs (Antidumping Duties) (No. 2) Order 2015, 13.03.2015, P.U. (A) 45/2015: http://www.federalgazette.agc.gov.my/outputp/pua_20150313_P.U.%20(A)%2045-%20Perintah%20Kastam%20(No%202)%20-%20Anti%20Lambakan%20PET%2010%203%2015.pdf


WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - 1 January - 30 June 2020 - Malaysia, Document No. G/ADP/N/342/MYS, issued on 28 September 2020: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=266811,262644,257931,251276,248864,244069,238599,234957,230846,227401&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True

Inception date: 13 Nov 2014 | Removal date: 13 Mar 2020

Anti-dumping

On June 17, 2014, the Malaysian authorities decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of polyethylene terephthalate from China, Indonesia and the Republic of Korea. The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 3707.6000. The request was lodged by MPI Polyester Industries Sdn Bhd.

On November 13, 2014, the Malaysian authorities imposed a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of polyethylene terephthalate from China, Indonesia and South Korea.
The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in China ranges from 4.48% to 20.09%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Indonesia ranges from 8.56% to 20.09%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in the Republic of Korea is 20.09%.

On March 14th, 2015, the Malaysian authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of polyethylene terephthalate from China, Indonesia and the Republic of Korea.
The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in China ranges from 0% to 14.91%, depending on the company. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Indonesia ranges from 2.87% to 7.21%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in the Republic of Korea is 14.91%.

On 13 March 2020, the Malaysian authorities terminated the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China, Indonesia and the Republic of Korea. The duty was terminated as it was set to expire. 

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