ZhongYin Represents Client in India’s Anti-dumping Investigation against China’s PET and Wins the Preliminary Decision of Lowest Rate
Author： Zhong Yin Law Firm
On August 5, 2020, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India announced the preliminary decision on India's anti-dumping investigation against China's polyethylene terephthalate (“PET”). In this case, the team led by Jia Zheng, Director of International Trade Relief Department and Senior Partner of ZhongYin Law Firm, represented Wankai New Materials Co., Ltd., and won the preliminary decision of lowest rate of 15.54 USD/ton (the rates applicable to other Chinese companies range from 60.9 USD/ton to 200.66 USD/ton). The rate applicable to Wankai in the preliminary decision is lower than 2%, which is one of the most favorable decisions won by Chinese companies in responding to India’s anti-dumping actions in recent years. On October 1, 2019, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India announced that the final decision on India's anti-dumping investigation against China’s PET was expected to be made by the end of 2020.
Since 2006, ZhongYin trade remedy team has represented more than 50 domestic companies in 31 anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations initiated by India against China on sulphur black, ceftriaxone sodium, energy saving lamp, ceramic tile, radial tire structure, penicillin, carbon black, barium carbonate, SDH system, paracetamol, graphite electrode, FDY, windmill casting, gliclazide, albendazole, dichloromethane, PTA, aluminum foil, amoxicillin trihydrate, hot rolled steel, refined naphthalene, steel wire rod, ofloxacin carboxylic acid, ofloxacin, high-strength polyester yarn, zeolite powder, dimethylformamide, atrazine, PET, etc, and has won the favorable decision of impose no duty or impose duty at the lowest rate for many times.
ZhongYin International Trade Remedy Department and WTO Legal Service Center has a group of attorneys and accountants with fruitful theoretical results, extensive practical experience and excellent representing performance, covering anti-dumping, countervailing, safeguard measures, WTO negotiation and dispute resolution, trade barrier investigation, and trade-related investment measures, service trade, customs law, etc. The services provided by ZhongYin run through all stages of anti-dumping matters, including response and appeal in original investigation, administrative review, judicial review, and taxation and tax-refund. The purpose of ZhongYin Trade Remedy Team and WTO Legal Service Center is: protect the free trade rights of countries and enterprises and safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of enterprises by making full use of domestic laws of each country and WTO rules; build a world-class brand in trade remedy and WTO legal service with the mission of satisfying the enterprise needs.
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