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Hanoi (VNS/VNA) – The Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), has started receiving dossiers for the first review of anti-dumping duties on some H-shaped steel products imported from China.

The dossiers must be completed and submitted directly to the investigating agency before 5pm on August 21, 2018, at 25 Ngo Quyen street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi.

On August 21, 2017, the ministry promulgated Decision 3283/QĐ-BCT on imposing anti-dumping duties on H-shaped steel products imported from China with HS code of 7216.33.00, 7228.70.10 and 7228.70.90. 

According to Article 82 of Law No. 05/2017/QH14 on the management of foreign trade operations, after one year from the date of issue of the decision on imposition of anti-dumping measures, the MoIT may decide to review the measures at the request of one or multiple interested parties and the evidence provided by them.

Article 58 of Decree 10/2018/NĐ-CP stimulates that within 60 days prior to the end of one year from the date of issuance of the decision on the imposition of official anti-dumping and countervailing measures or the latest decision on the results of the review of anti-dumping and countervailing measures, the concerned parties may submit the dossiers for review, except in cases where the submission deadline is less than nine months before the time limit for the MoIT to decide whether to carry out the final review of anti-dumping or countervailing measures.

Therefore, concerned parties have the right to file a request for a review under the guidelines. The scope of the proposed review includes, but is not limited to, the following: scope of goods subject to anti-dumping measures, the dumping margin applicable to one or more foreign enterprises and the injury of the domestic industry.

At the end of the review period, based on the findings of the investigation, the Trade Remedies Authority will propose to the MoIT one of the following options: continue applying anti-dumping measures in accordance with the current regulations; adjust anti-dumping measures in line with the results of the review; or terminate the application of anti-dumping measures.

The implementation of procedures related to the review process will not impede the effective application of anti-dumping measures.-VNS/VNA