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Title: Law on Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Measures No. 65/NA, dated 14 June 2019
Type: Law
Responsible Agency: Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Issuing Date: 2019-11-14
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This law determines principles, regulations and measures on the management, monitoring and inspection on anti-dumping and countervailing activities in order to protect a domestic industry affected by unfair trade competition, with the aim of ensuring the improvement of domestic industry, strengthening and maintaining its growth, and competitiveness with imported products thereby contributing to the national socio-economic development.



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NameDescriptionStatus
Forging, distorting, or providing false information to the investigating authorities and committee are prohibited.Importers and exporter are prohibited from Forging, distorting, or providing false information to the investigating authorities and committee;Active
Importers and exporter are prohibited from Bribing officials and relevant people involved in anti-dumping and countervailing activitiesImporters and exporter are prohibited from Bribing officials and relevant people involved in anti-dumping and countervailing activitiesActive
Defaming importer of like products, forging, distorting, or providing false information to the investigating authorities and committee are prohbitedDomestic industry is prohibited from Defaming importer of like products, forging, distorting, or providing false information to the investigating authorities and committeeActive
Domestic industry is prohibited from Bribing officials and relevant people involved in anti-dumping and countervailing activitiesDomestic industry is prohibited from Bribing officials and relevant people involved in anti-dumping and countervailing activitiesActive
Acting as an intermediary to give or accept a bribe for their own interest or those of their associates, relatives, organization, or any persons are prohibitedIndividuals, legal entities or organizations are prohibited from Acting as an intermediary to give or accept a bribe for their own interest or those of their associates, relatives, organization, or any personsActive
Providing assistance or protecting violators of the law and regulations on dumping and subsidy prohibitedIndividuals, legal entities or organizations are prohibited from Providing assistance or protecting violators of the law and regulations on dumping and subsidyActive
Obstructing the performance of the investigating authorities and committee are prohibitedIndividuals, legal entities or organizations are prohibited from Obstructing the performance of the investigating authorities and committee; Active
Concealing or destroying information, evidence on anti-dumping and countervailing activities are prohibitedIndividuals, legal entities or organizations are prohibited from Concealing or destroying information, evidence on anti-dumping and countervailing activitiesActive
The retroactive application of duties shall not be imposed on imported products prior to the date of initiation of the investigation.The retroactive application of duties shall not be imposed on imported products prior to the date of initiation of the investigation.Active
levy duties retroactively can be imposed for a period of not more than three (3) months prior to the date of application of provisional measures The investigating committee can propose to levy duties retroactively for a period of not more than three (3) months prior to the date of application of provisional measures Active
The exporters of investigated products may request for refund, where it can be demonstrated that the margin of dumping or amount of subsidy has been eliminated or reduced to a level which is below the level of duty in effectThe exporters of investigated products may request for refund, where it can be demonstrated that the margin of dumping or amount of subsidy has been eliminated or reduced to a level which is below the level of duty in effect. The importer shall file a request to the investigating committee within six (6) months from the date of payment of that duty payment. Active
The refund shall be considered no later than twenty (12) monthsThe refund shall be considered no later than twenty (12) months and may be extended not exceed six (6) months from the date of receipt of application. Active
The refund shall normally be made within three (3) months after the date on which the refund was authorized. The refund shall normally be made within three (3) months after the date on which the refund was authorized. In case the refund can not be made within three (3) months, the investigating committee shall provide reasons of the delay.Active
The review shall be conducted one (1) year before the expiry of the application of general measures when it deems that if the application of general measure is terminated, dumping or subsidy would be likely to continue to cause an injury to domestic induThe review shall be conducted one (1) year before the expiry of the application of general measures upon receipt of request made by interested parties when it deems that if the application of general measure is terminated, dumping or subsidy would be likely to continue to cause an injury to domestic industry.Active
The duration of the application of general measures shall not exceed five (5) years from the date of the government issued the DecisionThe duration of the application of general measures shall not exceed five (5) years from the date of the government issued the Decision on Application of Measures may be extended after undertaking the review as stipulated in paragraph 2 of Article 49 of this law where it deems that domestic industry continues to suffer from the injury of dumping and subsidy.Active
A tariff rate enforced in general measures is only imposed to remove injury and shall be equal to or lower than margin of dumping or amount of subsidy of exportersA tariff rate enforced in general measures is only imposed to remove injury and shall be equal to or lower than margin of dumping or amount of subsidy of exporters, unless otherwise comply with the agreement on elimination of dumping and subsidy Active
The investigation shall be completed within twenty (12) months from the date of issuance of the decision.The investigation shall be completed within twenty (12) months from the date of issuance of the decision. If the investigation is not completed within the determined time, the investigating committee can propose that the Minister of Industry and Commerce consider an extension, but not by more than six (6) months. Active
The review should be carried out within one (1) year after the application of general measures in order to consider cancellation or adjustment of duty when it deems that if the application of general measure is terminated, dumping or subsidy would not coThe review should be carried out within one (1) year after the application of general measures in order to consider cancellation or adjustment of duty based on request made by interested parties when it deems that if the application of general measure is terminated, dumping or subsidy would not continue to cause an injury to domestic industry.Active