Pursuant to section 14(6) of the Dumping and Countervailing Duties Act 1988 ("the Act"), the Minister
of Commerce, having carried out a reassessment of the
anti-dumping duty applying to imports into New Zealand of reinforcing steel bar and coil from Thailand, and following the completion of a review under section 14(8) of the Act, and having determined a new rate of anti-dumping duty applicable to those goods, gives the following notice.
N o t i c e
Title and commencement (1) This notice may be cited as the "Reassessment of Anti-Dumping Duty: Reinforcing Steel Bar and Coil from Thailand".
(2) This notice replaces and supersedes all previous notices in relation to the subject goods described below in the First Schedule.
(3) Pursuant to section 17 of the Act, the reassessed
anti-dumping duty, set out in the Second Schedule to
this notice, shall apply to imports of the goods specified
in the First Schedule with effect from the day after the date of this notice.
Country of Origin
Description of Goods
The subject goods that the reassessed anti-dumping duty rate applies to are described as:
Reinforcing steel bar and coil with a diameter equal to or greater than 5mm and less than or equal to 40mm.
The goods are currently classified under Tariff Item 7213.10.90 and Statistical Keys 01E and 09L, Tariff
Item 7213.91.90 and Statistical Keys 01J, 05A and 09D, Tariff Item 7213.99.90 and Statistical Keys 01E, 05H and 09L, Tariff Item 7214.20.90 and Statistical Keys 01G
and 05K, Tariff Item 7214.99.90 and Statistical Keys 01C, 03K, 11L, 13G and 21H, Tariff Item 7227.90.00 and Statistical Key 19H, Tariff Item 7228.30.00 and Statistical Key 19D, Tariff Item 7228.50.00 and Statistical Key 19A and Tariff Item 7228.60.00 and Statistical Key 19E of the Tariff of New Zealand, which classifications are provided for convenience and Customs purposes only, the written description being dispositive.
Amount of Anti-dumping Duty
The amount of anti-dumping duty to be paid on demand in respect of each importation of the subject goods imported shall be an ad valorem rate of 28 per cent.
The ad valorem percentage rate will apply to all imports of the subject goods from Thailand on the basis of the value
for duty (VFD) of the subject goods when imported into New Zealand.
Dated at Wellington this 17th day of November 2009.
HON SIMON POWER, Minister of Commerce.
Note:A non-confidential version of the Final Reassessment Report which contains details of the conclusions reached, is available from the Trade Rules, Remedies and Tariffs Group, Competition, Trade and Investment Branch, Ministry of Economic Development, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140.