Thailand Extends AD Duties on HRC Imports
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Thailand Extends AD Duties on HRC Imports

Thailand's Department of Foreign Trade in final decision of its expiry review of the antidumping duty on imports of certain hot rolled coil products, categorized

Thailand's Department of Foreign Trade in final decision of its expiry review of the antidumping duty on imports of certain hot rolled coil products, categorized under HS 7208 & 7211, from Japan, South Africa, Russia, Kazakhstan, India, South Korea, Taiwan, Venezuela, Argentina, Ukraine, Algeria, Indonesia, Slovakia and Romania has decided to maintain antidumping duties on the imports of HRC from the given countries ranging between 0-128.11% for a period of five years. The review was launched in May last year upon the complaint by local producers. Sahaviriya Steel Industries is the main petitioner for this case and G Steel, GJ Steel and Sahaviriya Plate Mill are the other complainants.

Antidumping duty rate

Algeria - 33.26%

Argentina - 37.94-53.09%

India - 20.02-31.92%

Indonesia - 24.48%

Japan - 0-36.25%

Kazakhstan - 68.11-109.25%

Romania - 27.95%

Russia - 24.20-35.17%

South Korea - 2.81-58.85%

Slovakia - 51.95%

South Africa - 128.11%

Taiwan - 3.45-25.15%

Ukraine - 30.45-67.69%

Venezuela - 78.44%

The duties were imposed in May 2003, and have been extended till now

The review does not cover the re-rolling products to be used in electrical galvanized steel, or in the home appliance or electrical appliance and automotive sectors.

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