ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Mar 2015

In April 2015, the United States initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of polyethylene terephthalate resin from Canada, China, India and Oman. In October 2015, a provisional duty was imposed. In May 2016, a definitive duty was imposed. In April 2021, a sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was extended in July 2021. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

US Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 65, 6 April 2015 (80 FR 18376):
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2015-04-06/pdf/2015-07830.pdf

US Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 199, 15 October 2015 (80 FR 62019):
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2015-10-15/pdf/2015-26263.pdf

US Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 88 / Friday, 6 May 2016 (81 FR 27979):
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2016-05-06/pdf/2016-10762.pdf

US Federal Register Vol. 86, No. 144, 30 July 2021 (86 FR 41009):
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2021-07-30/pdf/2021-16253.pdf

Inception date: 15 Oct 2015 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On 6 April 2015, the United States International Trade Administration initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin from Canada, China, India, and Oman. The products subject to investigation are classified under HS code subheading 3907.60.0030. This follows a request lodged by DAK Americas LLC, M&G Chemicals, Nan Ya Plastics Corporation America. On the same date, a countervailing duty investigation was initiated. 

On 15 October 2015, the United States International Trade Administration imposed a provisional duty on imports of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin from Canada, China, India, and Oman.

On 6 May 2016, the United States International Trade Administration imposed a definitive duty on imports of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin from Canada, China, India, and Oman. The rate of duty on imports from Canada is 136%. The rate of duty on imports from China ranges from 100.85% to 125.75%. The rate of duty on imports from India ranges from 2.92% to 14.31%. The rate of duty on imports from Oman is 7.62%.

On 1 April 2021, the United States International Trade Administration announced the initiation of a sunset review of the definitive duty on imports of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin from Canada, China, India, and Oman.

On 30 July 2021, the United States International Trade Administration issued a notice extending the definitive duty on imports of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin from Canada, China, India, and Oman.

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