Parties benefiting from service
Local industrial and agricultural sectors
Where to apply
Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supplies/ National Production Protection Directorate/ anti-dumping section
- Existence of dumping
- Increase in dumped imports
- Substantial harm to local industry
- Correlation between the increasing dumped imports and the alleged harm
- The industry representation share should be evident, i.e., the applicants’ total production of the commodity in question and that of their supporters should be no less than 50% of the total production of the commodity by the applicants and their supports.
- The applicants’ total production of the commodity in question and that of their supporters should be no less than 25% of the total local production of the commodity.
- A duly certified power of attorney in the name of the person authorized to sign.
- A copy of the company’s register stating the type of company, ownership and any details related to stakeholders.
- A copy of financial statements for the last three years prior to the submission of the application, in addition to those available so far in the current year
- A letter of support for the antidumping request duly signed by each company involved
- Officials meet with applicants, offer them the necessary counsel and provide them with the antidumping form to fill.
- Applicants fill the form duly and file it with the directorate after it takes a serial number and application fees are paid.
- The application is studied and recommendations are made and forwarded to the director of the directorate who forwards them to the minister
- The minister issues a decision to start investigation into the claims or dismiss the request within 14 days after the application is received.
- In case the minister decides to start the investigation, the applicants are notified and the decision is published in local newspapers. In case the minister decides not to allow the investigation, the applicants are notified and no probe is carried out.
- The process of investigation starts following the minister’s approval; applicants pay the investigation fees then.
- The process includes field visits, hearings, reporting and making recommendations.
- The minister decides to levy or not to levy antidumping fees.
- In case the minister decides to impose these fees, his decision is referred to the Cabinet within 10 days to endorse his decision within 30 days.
- In case the minister decides not to levy the fees, the probe is ended and applicants are notified of that.
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- JD250 as application fees
- JD750 when the investigation starts