Miscellaneous Latin American AD Actions on Chinese Products
06 February 2015
Brazil Renews AD Duty Order on Graphite Electrodes. MDIC has extended for an additional five years the AD duty order on graphite electrodes classified under NCM 8545.11.00 and 3801.10.00 from mainland China. In place since April 2009, this order imposes a duty of US$2,259.46 per tonne on subject merchandise.
Argentina Preliminarily Finds Dumping on Ceramic Insulators. The Ministry of Economy and Public Finance has issued a preliminary affirmative determination in its AD probe of mainland Chinese electrical insulators of ceramics classified under NCM 8546.20.00 and having certain characteristics. Imports of subject merchandise will be subject to a provisional AD duty of 197.75 percent for a period of four months from 23 January.
Argentina Renews AD Duty Order on Twist Drill Bits. Argentina has renewed for an additional five years the AD duty order on certain twist drill bits classified under NCM 8207.50.11 and 8207.50.19 from mainland China. The Ministry of Economy and Public Finance has also established the following amended minimum FOB export prices for subject merchandise.
|Product / Diameter||Minimum FOB Price |
|DIN 338 Laminated|
|No more than 3 mm||179.41|
|Greater than 3 mm but no greater than 5 mm||85.42|
|Greater than 5 mm but no greater than 7 mm||53.01|
|Greater than 7 mm but no greater than 9 mm||43.97|
|Greater than 9 mm but no greater than 11 mm||41.84|
|Greater than 11 mm||59.24|
|DIN 338 Rectified|
|No more than 3 mm||563.63|
|Greater than 3 mm but no greater than 5 mm||134.08|
|Greater than 5 mm but no greater than 7 mm||82.33|
|Greater than 7 mm but no greater than 9 mm||70.27|
|Greater than 9 mm but no greater than 11 mm||68.59|
|Greater than 11 mm||95.28|
|No more than 13 mm||179.41|
|Greater than 13 mm but no greater than 16 mm||162.77|
|Greater than 16 mm but no greater than 21 mm||151.82|
|Greater than 21 mm but no greater than 22 mm||135.05|
|Greater than 22 mm but no greater than 23 mm||133.35|
|Greater than 23 mm but no greater than 26 mm||107.24|
|Greater than 26 mm but no greater than 29 mm||115.00|
|Greater than 29 mm but no greater than 31 mm||118.59|
|Greater than 31 mm but no greater than 33 mm||100.40|
|Greater than 33 mm but no greater than 36 mm||108.52|
|Greater than 36 mm but no greater than 39 mm||111.37|
|Greater than 39 mm but no greater than 45 mm||121.10|
|Greater than 45 mm but no greater than 51 mm||125.89|
|Greater than 51 mm but no greater than 52 mm||113.36|
|Greater than 52 mm||112.44|
|DIN 338 Titanium Coated|
|No more than 3 mm||397.54|
|Greater than 3 mm but no greater than 5 mm||248.59|
|Greater than 5 mm but no greater than 7 mm||179.41|
|Greater than 7 mm but no greater than 9 mm||179.41|
|Greater than 9 mm but no greater than 11 mm||163.81|
|Greater than 11 mm||119.01|
Argentina Continues to Suspend Application of AD Duty Order on Certain Transformers. The Ministry of Economy and Public Finance issued an AD duty order in July 2014 on mainland Chinese liquid dielectric transformers having a power handling capacity higher than 10,000 kVA but not exceeding 600,000 kVA, classified under NCM 8504.23.00. Argentinean authorities suspended the application of that order until 17 January 2015, however, and that date has now been extended by an additional six months. If the suspension is rescinded subject merchandise would be subject to a 54 percent AD duty, with three-phase liquid dielectric transformers for ovens having a power handling capacity higher than 30,000 kVA excluded from the scope of application.
Argentina Begins Sunset Review of AD Duty Order on Water Pumps. Argentina recently initiated a sunset review of the AD duty order on certain mainland Chinese water pumps classified under NCM 8413.30.90. The review will result in either the revocation or continuation of the order. Imports of subject pumps are currently subject to an AD duty of 287 percent.
Peru Rescinds AD Duty Order on Denim Fabric. Peru's National Institute for the Defence of Competition and Intellectual Property (INDECOPI) has rescinded effective 23 January the AD duty order in place on certain mainland Chinese denim fabric classified under HTSPE 5209.42.0000 because no domestic party requested a sunset review of this order. Imports of subject merchandise with an FOB price below US$7.93/kg had been subject to AD duties ranging from US$0.19/kg to US$1.25/kg.
Colombia Begins AD Investigation on Coloured Float Glass. Colombia's Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism has initiated an AD investigation of mainland Chinese coloured float glass classified under HTSCO 7005.21.1100 and 7005.21.9000. Parties wishing to participate in this investigation must make themselves known to the ministry by 19 February.
Colombia Extends Preliminarily AD Duties on Wire Strand / Steel Cables. Colombia has extended from 19 January to 19 March 2015 the application of a 20 percent preliminary AD duty on imports of mainland Chinese galvanised wire strand, wire strand for pre-stressed concrete, and steel cables classified under HTSCO 7312.10.9000.
- Mainland China
- Central & South America