Brazil agency approves MDI anti-dumping duties for China, US

26 April 2012 22:38  [Source: ICIS news]

CAMPINAS, Brazil (ICIS)--Brazil’s Chamber of Foreign Trade (Camex)  approved provisional anti-dumping duties on Thursday for methyl diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) polymeric imports from China and the US, the government agency said on Thursday.

The measure will be officially published in the next few days, Camex said.

The antidumping duties would be applied during a six-month period.

US MDI producers will be obliged to pay different amounts, from $109.95/tonne to $1046.11/tonne.

BASF, Dow Chemical and Huntsman would pay $662.63/tonne (€503.60/tonne), $728.98/tonne and $109.95/tonne, respectively.

Carboline, Chemtura, Cytec, Reichhold, and Sigma–Aldrich would pay $644.28/tonne.

Other US-based companies would pay $1.046.11/tonne.

Several Chinese companies would pay $655.74/tonne. Other Chinese companies will be charged $1.125.94/tonne.

Camex said it would also roll back the MDI tariff to 14% from 20%.

($1 = €0.76)

By: Leo Siqueira
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