17 August 2006 12:05 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Turkey has imposed a $320/tonne anti-dumping deposit on Chinese polyvinyl chloride (PVC) imports effective from 15 August, market sources said on Thursday.
The deposit, or temporary obligation, has been levied pending a decision on actual duties on Chinese PVC imports into ?xml:namespace>
Chinese PVC imports have increased dramatically in the first seven months of 2006 to 45,000 tonnes from 6,030 tonnes in the whole of 2005, he added.
Previous anti-dumping duties on imports were in the range of $50-100/tonne, but they could be much higher in the case of Chinese imports due to high volumes, he said.
A second Turkish trader said the deposit had been imposed on all cargoes from
A global trader, who sells Chinese PVC cargoes to
Domestic PVC prices in
Prices of Chinese PVC exports were at $925/tonne CFR Turkey, excluding a 6.5% import tariff.
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