ANNOUNCEMENT 25 Sep 2014
In September 2014, the government of Egypt initiated a new anti-dumping investigation and a definitive duty was imposed in August 2015. In November 2019, a sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was extended for a new period in June 2020.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices, Semi-annual Report under Article 16.4, Egypt, 23.01.2015 (Document G/ADP/N/265/EGY):
Egyptian Ministry of Industry and Foreign Trade, Imposition of definitive antidumping measure, Press Release, 25.08.2015, in Arabic:
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - 1 July - 31 December 2019 - Egypt, Document No. G/ADP/N/335/EGY, issued on 10 February 2020: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=261208,261166,261110,261091,261096,261095,261085,260999,260998,261031&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=2&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement 1 January - 30 June 2020 - Egypt, Document No. G/ADP/N/342/EGY, issued on 10 August 2020: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=265675,265658,265633,265634,265638,265654,265631,265225,265040,265058&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True
On September 25th, 2014, the Egyptian authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of blankets (other than electric blankets) of synthetic fibres, with different sizes and weights, originating in China.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 6301.40.
On August 25th, 2015, the Egyptian Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade decided upon the imposition of a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned goods originating in China. The rate of duty ranges from 54% to 77% of the CIF value.
On 26 November 2019, the Egyptian authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive antidumping duty imposed on imports of certain blankets from China.
On 29 June 2020, the Egyptian authorities extended the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China following the conclusion of a sunset review. The rate of duty is between 54% to 77% of CIF value, however not below USD 1.53 to 1.89 per kg.