ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Mar 2015

In March 2015, the government of the Republic of Korea initiated a new antidumping investigation and imposed provisional duties in September 2015. In March 2016, a definitive duty was imposed. In November 2019, a sunset review was initiated. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



WTO, Report on G-20 Trade Measures, Mid-October 2014 to Mid-May 2015, June 12th, 2015, p. 65:
https://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news15_e/g20_wto_report_june15_e.pdf

WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices, Semi-annual Report under Article 16.4, Republic of Korea, 06.04.2016 (Document G/ADP/N/280/KOR): https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=227964,135247,130271,126948,122940,118559,114660,101375,86881,45498&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=

WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices, Semi-annual Report under Article 16.4, Republic of Korea, 28.09.2016 (Document G/ADP/N/286/KOR): https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=231465,231346,231324,231334,231057,231048,231044,231001,231024,231014&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=


WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - 1 July - 31 December 2019 - Republic of Korea, Document No. G/ADP/N/335/KOR, issued on 28 May 2020: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=263995,263880,263869,263881,263806,263838,263648,263625,263594,263595&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=False&HasSpanishRecord=False

Inception date: 25 Sep 2015 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On March 13th, 2015, the Korean authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of coniferous wood plywood from China. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 4412.3910, 4412.3990 and 4412.9991.

On 25 September 2015, the Korean authorities imposed a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of coniferous wood plywood from China. The rate of duty imposed ranges between 3.4% and 5.9% depending on the exporting company.
 
On 11 March 2016, the Korean authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of coniferous wood plywood from China. The products subject to duties are classified under the following HS codes: 4412.39 and 4412.99. The rate of duty imposed ranges between 4.22% and 7.15% depending on the company.

On 8 November 2019, the Korean authorities initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty imposed on imports of coniferous wood plywood from China.

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