On September 01st, 2021 the Ministry and Trade issued the Decision No.2091/QD-BCT on investigation of application of anti-dumping measures for some table and chair products holding the HS Code: 9401.30.00; 9401.40.00; 9401.61.00; 9401.69.90; 9401.71.00; 9401.79.90; 9401.80.00; 9401.90.40; 9401.90.92; 9401.90.99; 9403.30.00; 9403.60.90; 9403.90.90 origin China and Malaysia (Case code AD16) (Decision No.2091).
On December 29th, 2020 the Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam received the required dossier of some domestic producers on applying anti-dumping measures of the products above. This dossier is confirmed that is valid on June 03rd, 2021.
According to the regulation on Law on Foreign trade management, Decision No.2091, and related regulations, the period of anti-dumping investigation is 12 months from July 01st, 2020 to June 30th, 2021. And the investigation period for determining damage is 03 years from July 01st, 2018 to June 30th, 2021.
The requesting anti-dumping tax of the requesting parties is 35,20% for the table, and 21,40% for the chairs products from China. The requesting anti-dumping tax is 32,40% for table and 24,90% for chair products from Malaysia.
The Trade Remedies Authority will send an investigation questionnaire to relevant parties to collect information, analyze and evaluate the allegations, including: (i) dumping behavior of the exporting enterprises of China and Malaysia; (ii) damage to the domestic industry; and (iii) a causal relationship between dumping and damage to the domestic industry.
The related organizations, individuals having importing, exporting, trading, using the investigation products should register the related parties and provide the necessary information to the Trade Remedies Authority to ensure their rights and benefit according to the regulation of the laws.
If Client needs any more information or request for legal advice or potential dispute regarding trade remedies measures including, anti-dumping, countervailing duty and safeguard measures or international trade dispute matters, our competition, anti-dumping, and countervailing duty lawyers of International trade and tax practice at ANT Lawyers, a law firm in Vietnam always follow up anti-dumping cases and its development to update clients on regular basis.