Zhong Yin Represented Client in an Anti-Dumping Investigation Launched by India into Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Originating in or Exported from China and Obtained Positive Result of Zero-rate
On December 29, 2023, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India released an announcement on the final decision made for the anti-dumping investigation concerning printed circuit board (PCB) originating in or exported from China. Mr. Zheng JIA, Director in the International Practice group of Zhong Yin Law Firm, represented Shenzhen Sunshine Circuits Technology Limited Liability Company and Kaiping Elec & Eltek Co., Ltd. in the case and assisted the two clients to obtain a zero-rate in the final decision, and won the investigation outright. This marks one of the most favorable outcomes for Chinese exporters in India’s anti-dumping cases against China in the last five years. In this case, the majority of other exporters were imposed with countervailing duty rate ranging from 8.23% to 30%. On December 30, 2022, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India announced to initiate an anti-dumping investigation into printed-circuit board originating in or exported from 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, etc. Zhong Yin Trade Remedy practice group represented more than 60 domestic enterprises to respond in 45 anti-dumping and countervailing cases initiated by India against China concerning sulfur black, ceftriaxone sodium, energy-saving lamps, ceramic tiles, radial tire, penicillin, carbon black, barium carbonate, SDH system, paracetamol, graphite electrode, FDY, gliclazide, albendazole, dichloromethane, PTA, aluminium foil, amoxicillin trihydrate, hot-rolled steels, refined naphthalene, steel wire rods, ofloxacin carboxylic acid, ofloxacin, high-tenacity polyester wires, zeolite powder, dimethylformamide, atrazine, PET, refrigerant, fluoro backsheet, solar cells, resin grinding wheels, atorvastatin, glycine, ursodeoxycholic acid, industrial laser machines, tempered glass, printed-circuit boards, sodium cyanide and so forth and obtained good results of “no tariff”, “the lowest tariff rate” or “zero tariff” 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 representation 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 to 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.