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Ref. : EIC 431/3

22 January 2018

Dear Sirs,

Commercial Information Circular No. 99/2018

Peru : Renewal of Anti-dumping Duty Orders on Footwear Originating in the Mainland of China

Further to Commercial Information Circular No. 460/2016 of 30 May 2016 regarding the renewal of anti-dumping (AD) duty order on certain sandals, slippers, flip flops and similar types of footwear, the Peruvian government issued Resolution No. 209/2017 announcing its determination to renew the AD order on footwear with uppers made by rubber, plastic or natural leather, classified under Peruvian Harmonised Tariff Schedule (HTSPE) codes 6402.19.0000, 6402.20.0000, 6402.91.0000, 6402.99.9000, 6403.91.9000, 6403.99.9000 and 6405.10.0000 originating in the Mainland of China.  Imports of subject merchandise are subject to an additional five years of AD duty, while imports of sandals and flip flops are excluded from the AD duty measure.  AD measures imposed on imports of Chinese merchandise with upppers made by materials other than rubber, plastic or natural leather (except textile materials) have also been rescinded. The Peruvian Report (in Spanish) is available at:


2.For traders involved in the export of the subject product produced in Guangdong, please contact Yue Yang, 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 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

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.