TURKEY IMPOSES ANTI DUMPING DUTY ON BALL POINT PENS FROM CHINA


In context of the Communiqué on Prevention of Unfair Competition in Imports published on the Official Gazette No: 26955 dated 2/8/2008 changed by Communiqué on Prevention of Unfair Competition in Imports published on the Official Gazette (Communiqué No: 2004/4) a dumping duty determined as 0.066 USD/Piece entered into force for ball point pens classified under CN codes 9608.10.10.10.00 and 9608.50.00.10.00 originating in China. In accordance with the second paragraph of 35th Article of the Regulation on Prevention of Unfair Competition in Imports, it was announced with the Communiqué on Prevention of Unfair Competition in Imports published on the Official Gazette No: 28890 dated 22/1/2014 (Communiqué No: 2014/5) domestic industry can demand an expiry review investigation to be initiated with an application supported by sufficient evidence within the period stipulated in the legislation before the measure period ends.

An application was made by domestic producer Pensan Kalem ve Kağıt Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. and supported by Adel Kalemcilik Ticaret ve Sanayi A.Ş. The expiry review investigation which was initiated with the Communiqué on Prevention of Unfair Competition in Imports published on the Official Gazette No: 29168 dated 07/11/2014 (Communiqué No: 2014/34) and conducted by the General Directorate of Ministry of Economy has been completed. Dumping duty is decided to implemented with the decision of Evaluation Committee of Unfair Competition in Imports and the approval of the Minister of Economy. Dumping duty is determined as 0,066 USD/Piece