This is a safeguard investigation initiated by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam
on September 1st
2015 based on the petition filed by Vedan Vietnam Enterprise Corp., Ltd
- Petitioner: Vedan Vietnam Enterprise Corp., Ltd.
- Product under investigation: monosodium glutamate (MSG) imported into Vietnam.
- Scope of investigation: HS number: 2922.42.20
- Period of investigation: 2011 – 2014
- Investigation process:
The inquiry agency sent questionnaires to relevant parties. Time limits for answering this questionnaires was 30 days (before 17h, November 8th
The inquiry agency proceeded a view with some enterprises producing like products and/or directly competitive products (domestic industry), based on researching the information from questionnaires.
21-23/12/2015: The inquiry agency proceeded a view with import enterprises who had answered questionnaires.
19/01/2016: Investigation Agency held a public consultation about safeguard investigation against imports of MSG into Vietnam
- Final Safeguard Measures
|25/03/2016 – 24/03/2017
|25/03/2017 – 24/03/2018
|25/03/2018 – 24/03/2019
|25/03/2019 – 24/03/2020
|from 25/03/2020 on
(without extending safeguard measures)
Safeguard measures above shall enter into force on the 15 days following that of the Decision No. 920/QD-BCT issued and these measures are applied to imports of products originating in all nations, except some countries listed at Appendix 1 in Notice of imposing a definitive safeguard measures.
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