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Ref. : EIC 411/3

27 December 2018

Dear Sirs,

Commercial Information Circular No. 1150/2018

Argentina : Initiation of Anti-dumping Investigation against Certain Steel Wheels Originating in the Mainland of China

The Argentine government issued Resolution No. 139/2018 to announce the initiation of anti-dumping (AD) investigation against steel wheels with a nominal diameter ranging from 444.5mm (17.5 inches) to 622.33mm (24.5 inches) and a nominal width of 152.4mm (six inches) in minimum, which are used in buses, lorries, trailers and semi-trailers, classified under Southern Common Market (Mercosur1) Common Classification (NCM) codes 8708.70.90 and 8716.90.90 originating in the Mainland of China. The relevant Argentine Resolution (in Spanish) is available at:


2.For traders involved in the export of the subject product produced in Guangdong, please contact Li Xuefei, Director of Trade Remedy Division under the Guangdong Department of Commerce at 8620 3881 6201. The Division is responsible for, among others, guiding and coordinating enterprises in the Guangdong Province in responding to AD investigations against products of the Province.

3.For enquiries about the content of this circular, please contact Mr Lewis LAU at telephone number 2398 5405.

Yours faithfully,

(Ms Lydia CHAN)
for Director-General of Trade and Industry

1 The Southern Common Market (Mercosur) includes Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela. Membership of Venezuela has been temporarily suspended since 2 December 2016.

Note: While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the above information, the Department cannot guarantee this to be so and will not be held liable for any reliance placed on the same.