The Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China ("the MOFCOM") respectively issued Announcement No.52 and Announcement No.51 on August 29, 2010 and September 26, 2010, deciding to levy countervailing duties and anti-dumping duties on imports of white feather broilers originating in the United States. In August 2013, the MOFCOM issued Announcement No.56, affirming the name changes of related companies according to the law. In 2014, the MOFCOM issued Announcement No.44 of 2014, adjusting the anti-dumping and countervailing duty rates. The MOFCOM respectively issued Announcement No.41 and Announcement No.40 on August 22, 2016 and September 26, 2016, deciding to extend the countervailing and anti-dumping measures to 2021.
On December 26, 2017, the applicants involved in original anti-dumping and countervailing case applied on behalf of the domestic industry to the MOFCOM for withdrawing the anti-dumping and countervailing measures. Upon review, the investigation authority did not consider necessary to maintain the anti-dumping and countervailing measures. As agreed by the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council, in accordance with Article 57 of the Anti-dumping Regulations of the People's Republic of China and Article 56 of the Regulations of the People's Republic of China on Countervailing, the original anti-dumping and countervailing taxes levied on the imports of broiler products originating in the United States were terminated as of February 27, 2018. The product is listed under tariff numbers of 02071100, 02071200, 02071311, 02071319, 02071321, 02071329, 02071411, 02071419, 02071421, 02071422, 02071429 and 05040021 in the Customs Import and Export Tariff of the People’s Republic of China.
Any person who refuses to accept the ruling may, according to Article 53 of the Anti-dumping Regulations of the People's Republic of China and Article 52 of the Regulations of the People's Republic of China on Countervailing, apply for an administrative reconsideration or initiate litigation to the people's court according to the law.
MOFCOM Announcement No.5 of 2018 on Termination of Levying Anti-dumping Duties and Countervailing Duties on Imports of White Feather Broilers Originating in the United States will take effect as of February 27, 2018.
Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China
February 27, 2018