ANNOUNCEMENT 02 Jun 2014

In June 2014, the government of Morocco initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of laminboard from Egypt.  In September 2015, a definitive duty was imposed. In December 2020, a sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was extended for a new period in December 2021. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices, Semi-annual Report under Article 16.4, Morocco, 13.03.2015 (Document G/ADP/N/265/MAR):
https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S006.aspx?Query=@Symbol=%20g/adp/n/*%20and%20%20@Symbol=%20mar&Language=ENGLISH&Context=FomerScriptedSearch&languageUIChanged=true#
Kingdom of Morocco, Secretery of Foreign Trade, Avis Public n? 11/14, Relatif ? l'ouverture d'une enqu?te antidumping sur les importations du contreplaque latt? originaires de l'Egypte, 29.05.2014 (in Arabic):
http://www.maroc-trade.gov.ma/antidumping/document/AVIS%20AR%2011-14.pdf
Kingdom of Morocco, Secretery of Foreign Trade, Rapport d'ouverture d'une enqu?te antidumping concernant les importations du contreplaque latt? originaires de l'Egypte (in Arabic):
http://www.maroc-trade.gov.ma/antidumping/document/VNC-VA-Rapport%20d'ouverture-CPL-EGY.pdf
Kingdom of Morocco, Secretery of Foreign Trade, Avis Public n? 08/15, Enqu?te antidumping sur les importations du contreplaqu? latt? originaires d'Egypte, D?termination pr?liminaire de l'existence du dumping, du dommage et du lien de causalit?, 10.06.2015 (in French):
http://www.maroc-trade.gov.ma/antidumping/document/Avis_public_08-15_fr.pdf
Kingdom of Morocco, Secretery of Foreign Trade, Rapport sur la d?termination pr?liminaire de l'existence du dumping, du dommage et du lien de causalit? dans le cadre de l'enqu?te antidumping sur les importations du contreplaqu? latt? originaires d'Egypte (in French):
http://www.maroc-trade.gov.ma/antidumping/document/Rapport_08-15_fr.pdf
Kingdom of Morocco, Secretery of Foreign Trade, Avis Public n? 14/15, Relatif ? l'enqu?te antidumping sur les importations de contreplaqu? latt? originaires d'Egypte, D?termination finale de l'existence du dumping, du dommage et du lien de causalit? et cl?ture d'enqu?te, 30.09.2015 (in French):
http://www.maroc-trade.gov.ma/antidumping/document/Avis%20public-fran%C3%A7ais.pdf
Kingdom of Morocco, Secretery of Foreign Trade, Rapport final de l'enqu?te antidumping sur les importations de contreplaqu? latt? originaires d'Egypte, D?termination finale de l'existence du dumping, du dommage et du lien de causalit? (in French):
http://www.maroc-trade.gov.ma/antidumping/document/Rapport%20final-Fran%C3%A7ais.pdf

WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices, Semi-annual Report under Article 16.4, Morocco, document no. G/ADP/N/280/MAR of 10 March 2016: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E...

World Trade Organization, semi-annual report of anti-dumping actions under Article 16.4 of the Agreement, G/ADP/N/364/MAR, 13 April 2022: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/SS/directdoc.aspx?filename=q:/G/ADP/N364MAR.pdf

Inception date: 30 Sep 2015 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On June 2, 2014, the Moroccan authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of laminboard from Egypt.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 4412.1399, 4412.1499, 4412.1999, 4412.2299, 4412.2399, 4412.2999, 4412.9299, 4412.9399 and 4412.9999.

On June 10th, 2015, the Moroccan authorities issued their preliminary report and found a margin rate of 28.13%. However no provisional anti-dumping measure was recommended.

On 30 September 2015, the Moroccan authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty at a rate of 28.13%.

On 17 December 2020, the Moroccan Ministry of Industry and Trade announced the initiation of a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of laminboard from Egypt.

On 15 December 2021, the Moroccan authorities issued a regulation extending the definitive duty imposed on imports of laminboard from Egypt following the conclusion of the sunset review. The level of the duty is maintained at 28.13%.

AFFECTED SECTORS