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Ref. : EIC 411/3

10 May 2018

Dear Sirs,

Commercial Information Circular No. 448/2018

Argentina : Final Determination of Anti-dumping Investigation against Certain Steel Cutlery Originating in the Mainland of China

Further to Commercial Information Circular No. 938/2016 of 16 December 2016 regarding the initiation of anti-dumping (AD) investigation against stainless steel fixed blade table knives, forks and spoons with a plastic or wooden handle, including those presented in sets, classified under Southern Common Market (Mercosur1) Common Classification (NCM) codes 8211.10.00, 8211.91.00, 8215.20.00 and 8215.99.10 originating in the Mainland of China, the Ministry of Economy and Public Finance ("Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas Públicas" in Spanish) of Argentina issued Resolution No. 176/2018 announcing its final affirmative determination of the subject AD investigation with an AD duty of 48% imposed on the subject merchandise for a period of five years. The Argentine Resolution (in Spanish) is available at:


2.For traders involved in the export of the subject product produced in Guangdong, please contact Huang Jinxiang, Director of Trade Remedy Division under the Guangdong Department of Commerce at 8620 3881 9083. 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 concerning 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.