TURKEY IMPOSES ANTI DUMPING DUTY ON WELDING MACHINES FROM CHINA


A dumping investigation was initiated with the Communiqué on Prevention of Unfair Competition in Imports published on the Official Gazette No: 29071 dated 25/7/2014 (Communiqué No: 2014/27) for“welding machines which are only 13 kg/piece or below” originating in the PRC classified under CN Code 8515.39 after the application made in the framework of 3rd paragraph of 20th Article of the Regulation, an application is made by domestic producer Magma Mekatornik Makine Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. (Magma A.Ş.) and supported by Nurkay Makine ve Elektronik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. (Nurkay A.Ş.). and the application was evaluated by the Prevention of Unfair Competition in Imports Committee.

As a result of the investigation, it determined that imports of the country subject to investigation are dumped and cause material injury on domestic industry and there is causality link between these two factors. Anti dumping duty is decided to implemented with the decision of Evaluation Committee of Unfair Competition in Imports and the approval of the Minister of Economy. Determined measures against dumping were ranging from 29.00 UDS Dollar/Piece and 154.00 Dollar/Piece. measures against dumping determined for our clients Shanghai Hi-Zone Welding Equipment Manufacture Co., Ltd and Shanghai WTL Welding Equipment Manufacture Co., Ltd were 29.00 and 64.00 Dollar/Piece respectively.