2021 Anti-dumping sunset reviews

The International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) has published a list of products with anti-dumping duties to be reviewed in 2021. Anti-dumping duties are imposed for five years. Before the end of the five year period, a sunset review investigation is initiated to determine if an anti-dumping duty is still necessary.

Sunset review investigations up for initiation in 2021 are provided in the table below. Click here for sunset reviews up for initiation in the second half of 2020.

Product name Exporting country Anti-dumping duty Expiry date
Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) 75% 07-07-2021
Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) India 54.1% 07-07-2021
Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) Korea 19.7% 07-07-2021
Unframed glass mirrors India 68.74% 04-08-2021

A sunset review investigation will initiate after domestic manufacturers or producers of the subject products submit an application to ITAC.

Significant activity has occurred on PET this year. The final anti-dumping duties on PET imported from China were imposed on 19 May 2020. The anti-dumping duties range from 26.26% and 28.89%. Furthermore, the general Customs duty on PET increased from 10% to 15%.

There have been various actions from the glass industry as well. Final anti-dumping duties on clear float glass imported from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were imposed on 7 February 2020.  An anti-circumvention investigation was initiated on the same product and is still ongoing. In addition, a sunset review investigation on clear float glass and drawn glass imported from India and China is ongoing.

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