Safeguards

The volume of dumped imports shall normally be regarded as negligible if the volume of dumped imports from a particular country is found to account for less than 3 per cent of imports of the like product in the importing Member, unless countries which individually account for less than 3 per cent of the imports of the like product in the importing Member collectively account for more than 7 per cent of imports of the like product in the importing Member.

Normal value

18/08/2008

Representation of the normal price against which the export price is compared to determine if dumping is occurring. Normally based on prices in the domestic market but can also be based on constructed normal value (cost of production plus SGA plus profit) or export prices to third countries. Special rules can be applied with regard to identifying normal value for non-market economies.

Petition

18/08/2008

See application.

Price undertaking

18/08/2008

voluntary undertakings from any exporter to revise its prices or to cease exports to the area in question at dumped prices so that the authorities are satisfied that the injurious effect of the dumping is eliminate

Provisional measures can be adopted if: (i) an investigation has been initiated (ii) a preliminary affirmative determination has been made of dumping and consequent injury to a domestic industry; and (iii) the authorities concerned judge such measures necessary to prevent injury being caused during the investigation.

Refunds

18/08/2008

When the amount of the anti dumping duty is assessed on a prospective basis, provision shall be made for a prompt refund, upon request, of any duty paid in excess of the margin of dumping.

USDOC

18/08/2008

US Department of Commerce.

Verification

18/08/2008

See “on the spot investigation”.

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