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Ministry of Commerce Announcement No. 58, 2005 on Starting Anti-dumping Investigation on Imported Octanol
Announcement  No.58 of the Ministry of Commerce
Ministry of Commerce announced an anti-dumping investigation on imported Octanol (octyl alcohol) originating in ROK, Saudi Arabia, Japan, EU and Indonesia (hereinafter referred to as "investigated product ") on September 15, 2005.
In respond to an appeal from domestic industry on July 15, 2005, Ministry of Commerce examined related issues and evidence. Since the examination shows the appeal is in line with Article 11 , 13 and 17 and includes related contents and evidence of Article 14 and 15 of Anti-dumping Regulations of the People's Republic of China, Ministry of Commerce decided to start an anti-dumping investigation on the investigated product as of September 15, 2005.
The period of investigation on dumping is from March 31, 2004 to March 31, 2005. The investigation on injury to domestic industry is from January 1, 2001 to March 31, 2005.
The investigated product is classified under Code 29051600 in Import and Export Tariffs of General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China.
Interested parties can apply to Bureau of Fair Trade for Imports and Exports or Bureau of Industry Injury Investigation of Ministry of Commerce for responding to charges within 20 days as of the date the Announcement is issued.
At the same time, the related exporters and producers should provide the quantity and amount of the product exported to mainland China during March, 2004 to March, 2005. Registration Form on Dumping Investigation can be downloaded from http£º//gpj.mofcom.gov.cn.
Besides, the interested parties should provide explanation materials on production capacity, output, storage, construction plans, and quantity and amount of the product exported to mainland China during the period of investigation on injury to domestic industry. Registration form on Industry Injury Investigation can be downloaded from http£º//www.cacs.gov.cn.
If the interested parties are not registered responding to charges within the fixed time, Ministry of Commerce shall have the right to refuse their materials and make adjudication according to the available materials.
Interested parties can submit their written opinions to Ministry of Commerce in 20 days as of the date when the Announcement is issued if they have objections to the production margin, qualification of the applicants, investigated countries and other issues.
Interested parties can look up the unclassified version of the application handed in by the applicants at Open Information Look-up Office of Ministry of Commerce during the above-mentioned period.
Investigation measures can be conducted by questionnaire, sampling, hearing and examination on the spot.
The investigation begins on September 15, 2005 and last 1 year normally. In case of special situation, it could be extended to March 15, 2007.
Address of Ministry of Commerce:
Address: No. 2, DongChangAn St., Beijing
Bureau of Fair Trade for Imports and Exports:
Tel£º86-10-65198747, 65198740, 65197354
Fax: 86-10-65198164, 65198497
Address: No. 82, DongAnMen St. Beijing
Bureau of Industry Injury Investigation:
Tel£º86-10-85226852, 85226855, 85226853
Ministry of Commerce
September 15, 2005
September 15, 2005