EU sets definitive anti-dumping rates on Chinese HDG at 17-28% for 5 years

Date: Feb 9, 2018

The European Commission (EC) has set definitive anti-dumping duties to last for five years on imports of certain corrosion-resistant steels from China – notably, hot-dipped galvanized coil (HDG) – at rates of 17.2-27.9%.

The decision was announced in the Official Journal of the EU on Thursday February 8, and will come into force on February 9.

The duty was determined at 17.2% for companies in the Shougang Group, including Beijing Shougang Cold Rolling and Shougang Jingtang United Iron & Steel.

A rate of 27.9% will apply to Zhangjiagang Shagang Dongshin Galvanized Steel Sheet and Zhangjiagang Yangtze River Cold Rolled Sheet.

Tariffs were set at 27.8% for Hesteel companies Hesteel Co Ltd Handan Branch; Handan Iron & Steel Group Han-Bao; Hesteel Co Ltd Tangshan Branch; and Tangshan Iron & Steel Group High Strength Automotive Strip.

The EC calculated anti-dumping duties of 26.1-27.9% for other Chinese companies.

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