http://www.engineeringnews.co.za
  SEARCH
Login
R/€ = 14.16Change: 0.03
R/$ = 10.94Change: 0.03
Au 1237.15 $/ozChange: 0.23
Pt 1368.00 $/ozChange: 0.00
 
 
Note: Search is limited to the most recent 250 articles. Set date range to access earlier articles.
Where? With... When?








Start
 
End
 
 
And must exclude these words...
Close Main Search
Close Main Login
My Profile News Alerts Newsletters Logout Close Main Profile
 
Agriculture   Automotive   Chemicals   Competition Policy   Construction   Defence   Economy   Electricity   Energy   Environment   ICT   Metals   Mining   Science and Technology   Services   Trade   Transport & Logistics   Water  
What's On Press Office Tenders Suppliers Directory Research Jobs Announcements Contact Us
 
 
 
RSS Feed
Article   Comments   Other News   Research   Magazine  
 
 
Jun 01, 2012

High Court passes judgement in antidumping case

Back
Taipei|Africa|Cable|Africa|China|France|India|Thailand|Turkey|United States|Products|Service|Steel|Cable
|Africa|Cable|Africa||Products|Service|Steel|Cable
taipei|africa-company|cable|africa|china|france|india|thailand|turkey|united-states|products|service|steel|cable-product
© Reuse this



The instalment of this column published on May 20, 2011, titled ‘High Court reserves judgement in antidumping case’, stated that, from April 28 to 29, the North Gauteng High Court had heard the case between the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (Itac), as the first applicant; the South African Revenue Service (Sars), as the second applicant; the Minister of Trade and Industry, as the third applicant; the Minister of Finance, as the fourth applicant; and Aranda Textile Mills and 74 others as the respondents.

The application arose from the decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in the case of Progress Office Machines vs the South African Revenue Service and Others, where judgement was passed on September 25, 2007. At the time, judgement in this case was reserved.

On May 16, Itac issued a press release relating to the High Court judgment passed on May 10, which was in favour of the applicants. The High Court declared Schedule 2 of the Customs and Excise Act invalid with respect to a number of affected products and dates.

The affected products are acetampinophenol from the People’s Republic of China, France and the US (the antidumping duties lapsed on April 9, 2004); acrylic blankets from China and Turkey (the antidumping duties lapsed on December 18, 2003); carbon black from Thailand (the antidumping duties lapsed on April 14, 2005); chicken meat portions from the US (the antidumping duties lapsed on July 5, 2005); door locks and door handles from China (the antidumping duties lapsed on August 31, 2006); flat glass from China and India (the antidumping duties lapsed on November 27, 2003); float glass from China and India (the antidumping duties lapsed on November 27, 2003); garlic from China (the antidumping duties lapsed on March 24, 2005); lysine from the US (the antidumping duties lapsed on July 30, 2006); bolts and nuts of iron or steel from China (the antidumping duties lapsed on February 5, 2004); nuts of iron or steel from Chinese Taipei (the antidumping duties lapsed on February 5, 2004); and paper-insulated lead-covered electrical cable from India (the antidumping duties lapsed on May 7, 2004).

The judge suspended the order of invalidity both retrospectively to the relevant dates before the antidumping duties on the affected products became invalid and prospectively for a period of three years.

As a consequence, the antidumping duties will remain in force and Itac will, thus, be able to review all the antidumping duties which have not been subject to review since the decision by the SCA.

It is evident that the judge, in his decision, took into account the fact that the domestic industries could be detrimentally affected should the antidumping duties be withdrawn, or removed.

Canned Tomatoes and Puree Duty
On May 18, Sars published a notice with respect to an increase in the ‘general’ rate of customs duty on canned tomatoes and tomato paste puree and concentrates in powder form, classifiable under tariff subheading 2002.90.

Canned Tomato and Puree Rebate
On May 18, Sars notified of the creation of rebate item 304.07/2002.90/01.06 on tomato paste in containers of 200 ℓ or more used in the manufacture of food preparations.
Artificial Turf Rebate
On May 18, Sars announced the creation of rebate items 320.04/5404. 1/01.05, 320.04/ 5404. 90/01.06, 320.04/5407. 20/01.06 and 320.04/5512. 19/01.06 for the manufacture of artificial turf.

Tariff Corrections
On May 18, Sars published two correction notices in respect of Schedule No 3 of the Act and Schedule No 5 of the Act.

The amendment with respect to Schedule No 3 of the Act relates to the amendment of the check digit in rebate item 316.11/39.01. The amendment to Schedule No 3 of the Act relates to the amendment of the check digits in rebate item 304.07/2304.00 and the amendment to Schedule No 5 the Act relates to the amendment of drawback code and check digit in rebate item 537.02/87.00.

Edited by: Martin Zhuwakinyu
© Reuse this Comment Guidelines (150 word limit)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Other Callie Lombard News
The World Trade Organisation's (WTO's) Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) informed on August 29  that it had adopted the Panel and Appellate Body (PAB) reports, which found that the People’s Republic of China’s export restrictions on rare earths, tungsten and molybdenum...
On August 22, trade remedy history was made – the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (Itac) informed of the initiation of an investigation into the alleged dumping of portland cement, classifiable under tariff subheading 2523.29,...
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) announced on August 8 that its 2014 Public Forum on 'Why trade matters to everyone' would have 71 sessions. The three-day, forum, which will run from October 1 to 3, will focus on the human story behind trade, giving participants an...
More
 
 
Latest News
Construction on the bus rapid transport stations for Phase 1A of the Rustenburg Rapid Transport (RRT) project was likely to start before the end of the year, with the construction tenders currently being adjudicated, RRT said on Tuesday. Phase 1A of this four-phase...
Hundreds of innovators and entrepreneurs have gathered in Cape Town to discuss how to support more innovation in South Africa in a bid to drive the economy forward. Venture capitalists, dealmakers, entrepreneurs and academics have been mingling at the South African...
South African business leaders were more likely than their global counterparts to encourage creative behaviours and “disruptive processes” to drive innovation, the South African results of the GE Global Innovation Barometer, released on Tuesday, have shown. The 2014...
More
 
 
Recent Research Reports
Road and Rail 2014: A review of South Africa's road and rail infrastructure (PDF report)
Creamer Media’s Road and Rail 2014 report examines South Africa’s road and rail transport system, with particular focus on the size and state of the country’s road and rail network, the funding and maintenance of these respective networks, and the push to move road...
Real Economy Year Book 2014 (PDF Report)
This edition drills down into the performance and outlook for a variety of sectors, including automotive, construction, electricity, transport, steel, water, coal, gold, iron-ore and platinum.
Real Economy Insight: Automotive 2014 (PDF Report)
This four-page brief covers key developments in the automotive industry over the past 12 months, including an overview of South Africa’s automotive market, trade figures, production and the policies influencing the sector.
Real Economy Insight: Construction 2014 (PDF Report)
This five-page brief covers key developments in the construction industry over the past 12 months. It provides an overview of the sector and includes details of employment in the sector, infrastructure and municipal spending, as well as insight into companies’...
Real Economy Insight: Electricity 2014 (PDF Report)
This five-page brief covers key developments in the electricity industry over the past 12 months, including details of State-owned power utility Eskom’s generation activities, funding and tariffs, independent power producers and prospects for the sector.
Real Economy Insight: Road and Rail 2014 (PDF Report)
This six-page brief covers key developments in the road and rail industries over the past 12 months, including details of South Africa’s road and rail network and prospects for both sectors.
 
 
 
 
 
This Week's Magazine
The board of UD Trucks Southern Africa (UDTSA) has announced the resignation of MD Jacques Carelse.   Long-time UD employee, corporate planning and marketing GM, Rory Schulz, has been appointed as acting MD while the process started to appoint a new MD. The Japanese...
There is a need to start planning another pumped storage scheme in South Africa. Much work has already been done at a site in the Limpopo province and the project was very close to being put out to tender at one stage. In 2008/9 the National Energy Regulator of South...
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) is preparing to leverage its strategic coastal position to develop the Eastern Cape economy through proposed aquaculture development zones (ADZs), with a proposed R2-billion project aiming to contribute $278-million to the...
Completion of the ongoing construction of the 102 km Zomba–Jali–Phalombe–Chitakale road, in southern Malawi, has been extended from June  to December 15 because of persistent rains and difficulties in paying the contractor. The project is being undertaken by Kuwait's...
The Malawi government has awarded South African firm  Fischer Consortium the  contract to upgrade the Malawi Road Traffic Information System. The Directorate of Road Traffic and Safety Services at Malawi's Ministry of Transport and Public Works says Fischer...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alert Close
Embed Code Close
content
Research Reports Close
Research Reports are a product of the
Research Channel Africa. Reports can be bought individually or you can gain full access to all reports as part of a Research Channel Africa subscription.
Find Out More Buy Report
 
 
Close
Engineering News
Completely Re-Engineered
Experience it now. Click here
*website to launch in a few weeks