The Board of the Eurasian economic Commission (EEC) has set anti-dumping duties on hot-rolled angles produced at Ukrainian enterprises, the press service of the organization.
The fee will be of 37.89% in respect of imported into the customs territory of the Eurasian economic Union steel corners, made in Ukraine.
The EEC decided on the basis of the anti-dumping investigation at the request of some of the largest Russian metallurgical enterprises: the West-Siberian and Nizhny Tagil metallurgical plants (included in EVRAZ businessman Roman Abramovich), the Magnitogorsk metallurgical combine Victor Rashnikov, as well as two businesses of Severstal Alexey Mordashov.
The Commission established the fact of dumping import of the goods of the EEU, which produce a number of Ukrainian producers, including Azovstal (part of the Metinvest group of businessman Rinat Akhmetov) Enakievo metallurgical plant (legally also included in Metinvest, but after the occupation of the Donbass, according to media reports, is controlled by ZAO Vneshtorgservis Sergei Kurchenko), and others.
“From 1 January 2013 to 30 June 2016. prices of Ukrainian producers of the corners was lower than the prices of producers of similar goods. In 2015 Ukrainian angles fell by 32.3%, in the period of the investigation – by 28.4%,” – said the EEC Board.
The decision will enter into force after 30 calendar days from the date of its publication, but no earlier than October 11, 2017.
Earlier it was reported that Egypt has extended the effect of customs duties on Ukrainian rebar.