The National Tariff Commission of Pakistan after finishing the antidumping investigation into imports of cold-rolled coil and sheets originated from China and Ukraine has introduced safeguard measures.
According to an official report of the commission, the decision on imposing antidumping duties was made on January 19, for the period of five years.
Cold-rolled products are classified under Pakistan Customs Tariff classification numbers: 7209.1690, 7209.1790, 7209.1890, 7209.1610, 7209.1710, 7209.1810, 7209.2690, 7209.2790, 7209.2890, 7209.2610, 7209.2710 and 7209.2810. The specification covers 0.15-2.5 mm coil and sheets with width above 600 mm in prime or secondary quality.
The duties for Chinese enterprises are from 13.17% to 19.04%.
The antidumping investigation was launched in June 2015 under a complaint of Aisha Steel Mills Limited Karachi acting on behalf of local producers. (Interfax/Ukrainian metal)