Sign up | Log in



Home  >>  Daily News  >>  Indonesia News  >> Trade  >> US lowers anti-dumping duty on Indonesia’s plastic bag imports

20 March 2010

US lowers anti-dumping duty on Indonesia’s plastic bag imports

Related Stories

March 19, 2010
Indonesia upset by US putting it back on watch list

February 16, 2010
Indonesian car exports seen reaching 80,000 units in 2010

February 15, 2010
Toyota minivan leads Indonesian automobile sales

November 20, 2009
Mixed outlook for car sales in Indonesia

November 12, 2009
Suzuki moves bike production from Thailand to Indonesia

The United States has lowered the rate of its provisional anti-dumping duty on Indonesia’s polyethylene retail carrier bags to 9.18 percent from 67.18 percent previously, reported national news agency Antara.

"The final rate of anti-dumping duty will be decided on April 14 and we will later lodge the second complaint," Director of Trade Safeguard at the Trade Ministry Ernawati said here on Friday.

The anti-dumping duty imposed on the Indonesian products was the lowest among those charged to similar products from other countries such as Vietnam, she said.

"Last week the International Trade Commission (ITC) which determined losses as a result of dumping allegation asked for clarification. We told them that the products exported to the US were hand-made while the US alleged that they came from mass production," she said.

Ernawati said one of the Indonesian companies accused of dumping polyethylene retail carrier bags in the US market would provide extra data to the ITC.

In December 2009, the US anti-dumping authorities made verification of the Indonesian exporters accused of dumping polyethylene retail carrier bags in the US market. The US had lowered anti-dumping duty on the Indonesian products beforehand.

The US-anti dumping authorities have accused 13 Indonesian polyethylene retail carrier bag makers of dumping practices based on the results of investigation conducted since April 20, 2009.


Comment on this Article. Send them to
Letters that do not contain full contact information cannot be published.
Letters become the property of AseanAffairs and may be republished in any format.
They typically run 150 words or less and may be edited
submit your comment in the box below 





1.  Verifier

1. Verifier

For security purposes, we ask that you enter the security code that is shown in the graphic. Please enter the code exactly as it is shown in the graphic.
Your Code
Enter Code

Home | About Us | Contact Us | Special Feature | Features | News | Magazine | Events | TV | Press Release | Advertise With us

Our Products | Work with us | Terms of Use | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Refund Policy | Shipping/Delivery Policy | DISCLAIMER |

Version 5.0
Copyright © 2007-2015 TIME INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT ENTERPRISES CO., LTD. All rights reserved.
Bangkok, Thailand