EU imposes anti-dumping duty on Chinese TBR tyres
The European Union (EU) has imposed anti-dumping duties on imports of new and retread truck & bus (TBR) tyres originating in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) vary between EUR57.42 and EUR82.17 per item. The duty is applicable from May 8, 2018, for a period of six months. As per Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/683 of May 4, 2018, provisional anti-dumping duties will be levied on new and retreaded tyres for buses or lorries with a load index exceeding 121, currently falling within CN codes 4011 20 90 and ex 4012 12 00 (TARIC code 4012120010) and originating from China.
“Regarding the parallel anti-subsidy investigation, the registration of imports of the product concerned from the PRC pursuant to Article 24(5) of the basic anti-subsidy Regulation should continue,” said the EU.
Truck and bus tyres produced by Giti Tire in China will be charged duties of 57.42 euros per tyre, while tyres made by cooperating Chinese exporting producers, including Bridgestone, Goodyear, Michelin, Toyo and Triangle Tyre, will be levied at a rate of 62.79 euros. Pirelli products and other tyre brands made by ChemChina companies will attract duties of 64.13 euros per tyre, while the highest levy of 82.17 euros will be applied to products from Xingyuan Tire Group and all other companies.