ANNOUNCEMENT 30 Apr 2015

In March 2015, the European Commission initiated a new anti-dumping investigation.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



European Commission, Notice No 2015/C 143/13, Notice of initiation of an anti-dumping proceeding concerning imports of high fatigue performance steel concrete reinforcement bars originating in the People's Republic of China, Official Journal of the European Union, 30.04.2015, C 143, from p. C 143/12:
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:JOC_2015_143_R_0013&from=EN

Official Journal of the European Union, Case No. AD619: Commission Regulation (EU) No 2015/2386 of 17 December 2015: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32015R2386&from=EN

Official Journal of the European Union, Case No. AD619: Commission Regulation (EU) No 2016/113 of 28 January 2016: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R0113&from=EN

Official Journal of the European Union, Case No. AD619: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1246 of 29 July 2016: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R1246&from=EN


Inception date: 30 Jan 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On April 30th, 2015, the European Commission announced the initiation of an anti-dumping investigation on imports of high fatigue performance steel concrete reinforcement bars and rods (sometimes referred to as HFP rebars) from China (Notice No 2015/C 143/13).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: ex 7214.2000, ex 7228.3020, ex 7228.3041, ex 7228.3049, ex 7228.3061, ex 7228.3069, ex 7228.3070 and ex 7228.3089.
The complaint was lodged on March 17th, 2015 by Eurofer (the European Steel Association), on behalf of EU producers representing more than 25% of the EU production of the subject goods.
On 18 December 2015, the European Commission announced imposing a registration requirement on imports of above products into the EU for nine months. Registration has been deemed necessary in the event that duties are imposed on such products,

On 30 January 2016, the European Commission imposed a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned products originating in China (Commission Regulation (EU) No 2016/113 of 28 January 2016). The rate of this duty is 13% of the net free-at-Union-frontier price, at the exception of the companies Jiangyin Xicheng Steel Co., Ltd, Jiangyin and Jiangyin Ruihe Metal Products Co., Ltd, Jiangyin whose exports are subject to a duty of 9.2%. The duty will apply for a period of six months.

On 30 July 2016, the European Commission imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of above product from China (Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2016/1246). The amount of this duty is 18.4% or 22.5% depending on the company.

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