Zhong Yin Trade Remedy Practice Group represents the client in South Africa’s anti-dumping investigation against China’s tires and wins a comparably low tariff rate
On July 28, 2023, the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa announced the final judgment on the anti-dumping investigation against China’s tires. Mr. Jia Zheng, the senior partner and director in the International Trade and Maritime practice group of Zhong Yin Law Firm represented Shandong Haibeide Rubber Co., Ltd. to respond to the investigation, and assisted the client to win a tariff rate as low as 8.12% in the final decision. Meanwhile most of other Chinese exporting entities apply tariff rates between 9.79% and 41.47%. This is the first time in the past five years for Chinese exporting entities to obtain such a good result of low tariff rate in South Africa’s anti-dumping investigation against China. On January 31, 2022, the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa made an announcement to initiate an anti-dumping investigation against aluminum extrusions originating in China.
During the anti-dumping practice for the past 20 years, Zhong Yin Trade Remedy practice group has represented more than 300 Chinese enterprises to respond to almost 200 anti-dumping and countervailing cases, concerning the worldwide major markets in America, Europe Union, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Eurasian Economic Union, India, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Pakistan, Turkey, South Africa, Egypt, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Columbia, Chile, Uruguay. With respect to South Africa’s anti-dumping investigation against China, Zhong Yin Trade Remedy practice group represented the domestic enterprises to respond in cases concerning stainless steel sink, hexagon head bolt, stainless steel threaded rod, graphite electrode, PET, tires, and so forth to obtain the lowest tariff rate or the best result of zero tariff rate in the country for several times.
Zhong Yin Trade Remedy and WTO Legal Service Center is staffed with a team of lawyers and accountants with rich theoretical achievements, extensive practice experience, and excellent performance, and their practice areas include anti-dumping, countervailing, safeguards, WTO negotiations and dispute resolution, trade barrier investigations, investment measures associated with trade, service trade, customs laws, and so forth. The service spectrum of Zhong Yin lawyers covers each stage of the anti-dumping process, including response and appeal against the original investigations, administrative review in various types, judicial review, as well as tax assessment and tax reimbursement. The purpose of the Center is to make good use of the domestic laws of each country concerned and the WTO rules to safeguard the free trade rights of the country and the enterprises, protect the legitimate rights of the clients, take the needs of the enterprises as its own for creating a world-class brand in trade remedy and WTO legal services.