Brazil started to apply anti-dumping tax on goods from Vietnam
On April 24th, 2017, the Brazilian investigation authority decided to initiate an investigation to verify the existence of dumping, injury and a causal link between them in the imports of seamless stainless steel tubes imported from Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam
Investigated products are seamless stainless steel tubes with diameter equal or higher than 6mm and not higher than 2.032 mm and thickness equal or higher than 0.40 mm and not higher than 12.70 mm, classified as HS code: 7306.40.00 and 7306.90.20 on the Common Nomenclature of MERCOSUR – NCM, from Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.
Plaintiffs are Aperam Inox Tubos Brasil Ltda. and Marcegaglia do Brasil Ltda.
The alleged dumping margin with Vietnam is 18.0%, Malaysia is 26.4% and Thailand is 19.1%
The Period of Investigation is from October 2015 to September 2016 and the injury period is from October 2011 to September 2016.
The time duration for concerned parties to answer and submit the questionnaire is 30 days since the date of receiving (this duration shall be extended but not exceeding 30 days). Concerned parties shall have 20 days to register to join the investigation i.e. May 15th, 2017.
All concerned parties shall have 70 days to submit comments about using alternative country for normal value calculation, by Jul 3rd, 2017.
If concerned parties have legal representative, the representative shall be allowed within 91 days since the initiation of the investigation, by Jul 24th, 2017.
To ensure the rights and benefits, the concerned parties are suggested to join and submit the questionnaire fully and find the support from experienced anti-dumping law firm and lawyers in Vietnam and Brazil.
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