Anti-dumping measures against MEK from Japan and Taiwan will continue

MOFCOM released, on November 20, its Announcement No. 65, 2013 on ruling of final review on anti-dumping measures against imports of methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) originated from Japan and Taiwan.
On November 21, 2007, MOFCOM released Announcement No.81, 2007 on its decision to collect anti-dumping duties on MEK imports originated from Japan, Taiwan and Singapore from November 22, 2007 with a term of 5 years.
MOFCOM released on November 21, 2012 its Announcement No.69, deciding to start final review on anti-dumping measures against MEK imports originated from Japan and Taiwan, and decided to terminate the anti-dumping duties against MEK imports originated from Singapore from November 22, 2012.
MOFCOM believes, after investigation, that the dumping and injury to China’s MEK industry would continue if to terminate anti-dumping measures on the said imports from Japan and Taiwan.
In accordance with the Regulations on Anti-dumping of the People’s Republic of China, the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council decided to continue to implement anti-dumping measures against MEK imports originated from Japan and Taiwan as of November 21, 2013, and it will last for five years. Importers of the said imports should pay anti-dumping duties to Chinese Customs. Tariff number of the said import is 29141200 under Import and Export Tariffs of the People’s Republic of China.
Source: http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/newsrelease/significantnews/201311/20131100400612.shtml

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