ANNOUNCEMENT 28 Sep 2009

In September 2009, the government of China extended the definitive duty imposed on imports of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) from Chinese Taipei, Japan, Russia, the Republic of Korea, the United States of America and Russia. In September 2014, a sunset review was initiated. In September 2015, the duty was extended on imports of the subject good from Chinese Taipei, Japan, Russia, the Republic of Korea and the United States of America, whilst duty imposed on imports from Russia was terminated. In September 2018, a sunset review was initiated. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 69 of 2009, Issued on September 28, 2009, Chinese Version:
http://www.mofcom.gov.cn/article/b/e/200909/20090906538713.shtml
Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 63 of 2014, Issued on September 28, 2014, English Version:
http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/policyrelease/buwei/201410/20141000757324.shtml
Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 36 of 2015 on Ruling on Expiry Review of Anti-dumping Measures Against Imports of Polyvinyl Chloride Originated in the U.S., South Korea, Japan, Russia and Taiwan Region, 28.09.2015, English Version:
http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/policyrelease/buwei/201510/20151001139404.shtml
Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 36 of 2015, 28.09.2015, Chinese Version:
http://www.mofcom.gov.cn/article/b/e/201510/20151001127685.shtml


Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 68 of 2018, issued on 29 September 2018, English version: http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/policyrelease/buwei/201810/20181002795467.shtml

Inception date: 29 Sep 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On September 28, 2008, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China decided to initiate a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) from Chinese Taipei, Japan, Russia, South Korea and the United States of America (MOFCOM Announcement No. 71 of 2008, 28.09.2008).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 3904.1090.
This follows the application lodged by several Chinese companies on behalf of the domestic PVC industry.

On September 28, 2009, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China decided upon the continuation of the anti-dumping duty on imports of s polyvinyl chloride originating in Chinese Taipei, Japan, Russia, South Korea and the United States of America (MOFCOM Announcement No. 69 of 2009, 28.09.2009). This duty entered into force on September 29, 2009 and is applicable for a period of five years.
 
On September 28, 2014, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China decided to initiate another sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) from Chinese Taipei, Japan, Russia, South Korea and the United States of America (MOFCOM Announcement No. 63 of 2014, 28.09.2014).
This follows the application lodged on July 29, 2014 by Xinjiang Zhongtai Chemical Co., Ltd., Xinjiang Tianye (Group) Co., Ltd., Shaanxi Beiyuan Chemical Industry Group Co., Ltd., Tianjin Dagu Chemical Co., Ltd., Inner Mongolia Elion Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., Shanghai Chlor-Alkali Chemical Co., Ltd., Haohua Yuhang Chemical Co., Ltd., Yibin Tianyuan Group Co., Ltd. and Chiping Xinfa Polyvinyl Chloride Co., Ltd. on behalf of the domestic PVC industry.
The anti-dumping measure imposed by MOFCOM Announcement No. 69 of 2009 dated September 29, 2009 remains into force during the review.
 
On September 28th, 2015, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China decided upon the continuation of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) from Chinese Taipei, Japan, South Korea and the United States of America (MOFCOM Announcement No. 36 of 2015, 28.09.2015). The duty imposed in 2009 by MOFCOM Announcement No. 69 of 2009 is not modified.
This duty entered into force on September 28th, 2015 and shall remain in force for a period of three years.
The measure was not extended concerning imports originating in Russia. Therefore, the measure expired on September 28th, 2015 as far as Russia as affected trading partner is concerned.

On 29 September 2018, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty imposed on imports of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) from Chinese Taipei, Japan, the Republic of Korea and the United States of America. This follows the application lodged on 27 July 2018 by Xinjiang Zhongtai Chemical Co., Ltd., Xinjiang Tianye (Group) Co., Ltd., Shannxi Beiyuan Chemical Group Co., Ltd., Tianjin Dagu Chemical Co., Ltd. and Yibin Tianyuan Group Co., Ltd. The definitive duty will remain in force for the duration of the review.

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