ANNOUNCEMENT 29 May 2015

In May 2015, the government of China initiated a new anti-dumping investigation. In April 2016, provisional duties were imposed and in July 2016 definitive duties were imposed. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 22 of 2015, Issued on July 14th, 2015, Chinese Version:
http://www.mofcom.gov.cn/article/b/e/201507/20150701044087.shtml
Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 22 of 2015 on Case-filing for Anti-dumping Investigation Against Imports of Acrylic Fibers Originated in Japan, South Korea and Turkey, Issued on July 14th, 2015, English Version:
http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/policyrelease/buwei/201509/20150901105144.shtml

Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 9 of 2016, English version issued on 5 April 2016: http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/policyrelease/buwei/201604/20160401290120.shtml


Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 31 of 2016, English version published on 15 July 2016: http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/policyrelease/announcement/201609/20160901396551.shtml
Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, MOFCOM Announcement No. 74 of 2018, 商务部公告2018年第74号 关于对原产于韩国的进口腈纶倾销及倾销幅度期间复审的裁定, published on 6 November 2018: http://www.mofcom.gov.cn/article/b/e/201811/20181102803442.shtml

Inception date: 02 Apr 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On July 14th, 2015, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of acrylic fibre from Japan, South Korea and Turkey (MOFCOM Announcement No. 22 of 2015, 14.07.2015). The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS codes: 5501.3000, 5503.3000 and 5506.3000. The complaint was lodged on May 29th, 2015 by several Chinese producers on behalf of the domestic industry.
 
On 2 April 2016, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China decided to impose a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned goods originating in Japan, the Republic of Korea and Turkey (Announcement No. 9 of 2016). The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Japan is 15.8%, 16.9% or 17.8% depending on the company. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in the Republic of Korea is 6.1%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Turkey is 10.7%.

On 14 July 2016, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China imposed a definitive duty on imports of acrylic fibre from Japan, the Republic of Korea and Turkey. The rate of duty on imports from Japan is between 15.8% and 16.1% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from the Republic of Korea is 4.1% or 16.1% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Turkey is 8.2% or 16.1% depending on the company. The duty is in force for a period of five years.

On 7 November 2018, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China amended the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from the Republic of Korea following the conclusion of a mid-term review. The rate of duty is 8.6% or 21.7% depending on the company. The MOFCOM Announcement amending the definitive duty was issued on 6 November 2018.

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