Anti-dumping measures imposed on the import of the products originating in Ukraine
The Mission of Ukraine to the EU actively participates in monitoring the process of EU’s imposing trade defence measures on the import of the products originating in Ukraine.
Contributing to the effective and efficient cooperation between Ukrainian export enterprises, Ukrainian regulatory authorities and EU institutions, providing consulting and practical assistance, the Mission contributes to the transparent and unbiased anti-dumping investigations.
Hot-rolled flat products of iron
On June 28, 2016, The European Commission announced the initiation of the anti-dumping proceeding (Notice № 2016/С246/08) concerning imports of certain hot-rolled flat products of iron, non-alloy or other alloy steel originating in Brazil, Iran, Russia, Serbia and Ukraine. Two Ukrainian producers of the above mentioned products were defined as the European Commission’s investigation objects: PJSC ‘Ilyich Iron and Steel Works’ (Mariupol) and PJSC ‘Zaporizhstal’ (Zaporizhzhya).
At the end of 2017 according to the results of the investigation the European Commission decided to impose anti-dumping measures on some products of hot-rolled flat steel products of iron, non-alloy or other alloy steel originating in Brazil, Iran, the Russian Federation, Serbia and Ukraine in the form of definitive duty rates for these goods. According to the Ukrstat, as of 9 months of 2017, imports of hot-rolled flat steel products from Ukraine to the EU amounted to 317.3 million US dollars.
The Ukrainian producers with the assistance of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine and Mission of Ukraine to the EU cooperate with the European Commission in frame of the ongoing investigation providing objective information about the actual production costs involved.
On August 2, 2017, in response to a complaint from the European steel industry, the European Commission launched an anti-dumping investigation (EC No (2017/C 251/04) on imports of ferro-silicon originating in Ukraine and Egypt into the European Union. In particular, the European Commission has defined two Ukrainian producers of the specified products as a subject of investigation: PJSC "Stakhanov Ferroalloy Plant" (Stakhaniv) and PJSC "Zaporozhye Ferroalloy Plant" (Zaporizhzhya).
According to the Ukrstat, as of 9 months of 2017, the volumes of ferroalloys from Ukraine to the EU amounted to 259.4 million US dollars.
Ukrainian producers, with the assistance of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine and the Delegation of Ukraine to the EU, cooperate in good faith with the European Commission within the framework of the investigation, providing objective information on the economic factors of production of these products.