Philippines - Safeguard measures on high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE)

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On September 14, 2020, Trade Remedies Authority received information from the Vietnam Trade Office in the Philippines about that the Philippines' Ministry of Industry and Trade (DTI) conducted two Safeguard investigations on high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE).

Relevant Information:

1.Initiation date: September 14, 2020

2. Goods under investigation: high-density polyethylene (HDPE)  – HS Code: 3901.20.00 and linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) – HS code: 3901.10.12; 3901.10.92; 3901.40.00; 3901.90.90 

3. Petitioner: JG Summit Petrochemical Corporation (JGSPC)

4. Investigation period: 2015-2019

Case calendar:
Time Event
14/09/2020 Initiation of safeguard investigation
22/09/2020 Trade Remedies Authority sent a letter of consultation to DTI to express its opinion on the case and requested DTI to exclude Vietnam from the scope of application of safeguard measures in accordance with the Agreement on safeguard measures of WTO

The case file is attached below: