Circular SECEX 72, of November 21, 2014, by the Secretariat of Foreign Trade, initiated an anti-subsidy investigation in Brazil on imports of PET Films from India.

The product under investigation is commonly classified under the positions 3920.62.19, 3920.62.91, 3920.62.99, 3920.62.11, 3920.63.00, 3920.68.99 and 3920.69.00of the NCM (the Mercosur Common Nomenclature, based on the Harmonized System).

The initiation of the investigation was requested by Terphane Ltda., representing the domestic industry.

The period of investigation was from January 2013 to December 2013 for the analysis of the actionable subsidies and from January 2009 to December 2013 for the analysis of injury.

The interested parties (producers/exporters from the investigated country, as well as the Brazilian importers) will receive Questionnaires the next days, to be responded and returned to the investigating authorities within 40 days.

The cooperation allows an exporter to have control over the outcome of the investigation and to ensure that any measures imposed are based on accurate data. In this context, exporters and importers are encouraged to participate in this investigation.

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