Mexico starts AD probe on imports of steel plate from Italy, Japan
Mexico’s economy ministry has started an antidumping investigation on the imports of heavy plate from Italy and Japan, regardless of the country of origin, the ministry said Tuesday.
The product subject to the investigation is heavy plate with thickness equal to or greater than 4.75 mm (0.187 inch) and width equal to or greater than 600 mm (23.6 inches), regardless of length, the ministry said in a statement published on Mexico’s official gazette. These products are identified under HS codes 7208.5101, 7208.5102, 7208.5103, 7208.5201 and 7225.4099.
The period of investigation was determined as from May 2016 to April 2017, and the damage analysis period the timeframe comprised between May 2014 and April 2017.
Mexican integrated steelmaker Ahmsa was the petitioner of this investigation.