June 11, 2012
The Secretariat of Foreign Trade opened an investigation on alleged dumping involving products originated from Chile and ruled on the preliminary results obtained in four investigations related to products originated from the United States and India
Through Resolution No. 55/2012 published in the Official Journal on June 4, 2012, the Secretariat decided the initiation of a dumping investigation regarding unprinted and self-adhesive plates, sheets, films, foils, tapes and strips of plastics (except those cut into appropriate sizes for vehicle parts, and those of regenerated cellulose, polyurethane, or fluorinated polymers) including products made of polyethylene with anticorrosive coating, of a width greater than or equal to 5 cm but lower than or equal to 120 cm, in rolls or square or rectangular sheets; and adhesive papers in coils (rolls) or square or rectangular sheets of any size, originated from Chile. The involved products are classified according to Mercosur Customs Codes 3919.10.00, 3919.90.00, 4811.41.10 y 4811.41.90.
On the other hand, the Secretariat ruled on the preliminary results obtained in four investigations into alleged dumping as follows:
- Resolutions No. 51, 52 and 53: decided the continuation, without the imposition of provisional measures, of the investigations regarding polyether polyol copolymer originated from the U.S. poly (vinyl chloride) products originated from the U.S., and hand saw blades, originated from India.
- Resolution No. 256: decided the continuation, imposing a provisional ad valorem antidumping duty of 96.90% over the FOB declared value, on photographic plastic flat film, sensitized on both sides, unexposed, for X-ray, used for medicinal purposes, with screens in the spectrum of green light", originated from the United States of America. The involved products are classified according to Mercosur Customs Code 3701.10.29.
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