European union anti-dumping investigation china graphite electrode 2021

By:Win Feb 19, 2021
European union anti-dumping investigation china graphite electrode 2021
On 17 February 2021, the European Commission decided to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on graphite electrodes from China.
Graphite electrode anti dumping duty
Anti-dumping is a measure taken against the dumping of foreign goods in the domestic market. Generally, general import taxes are levied on goods, and then additional taxes are levied.
European Commission
Notice of  initiation of an anti-dumping proceeding concerning imports of certain graphite electrode systems originating in the People’s Republic of China
(2021/C 57/03)
The  European  Commission  (‘the  Commission’)  has  received  a  complaint  pursuant  to  Article  5  of  Regulation  (EU) 2016/1036 of  the European Parliament  and of  the Council of 8  June 2016 on protection  against dumped  imports  from countries  not  members  of  the  European  Union (1)  (‘the  basic  Regulation’),  alleging  that  imports  of  certain  graphite electrode systems originating  in the People’s Republic of China, are being dumped and are thereby causing  injury (2) to the Union industry.
Complaint
The complaint was  lodged on 4  January 2021 by Graphite Cova GmbH, Showa Denko Carbon Holding GmbH and Tokai ErftCarbon GmbH (‘the complainants’). The complaint was made by the Union industry of certain graphite electrode systems in the sense of Article 5(4) of the basic Regulation.
Case AD680 - Graphite Electrode Systems
The dumping investigation period is from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020. The damage investigation period is from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2020.