Ilyashev & Partners has successfully represented the interests of Ukrainian glass-producer association Glass of Ukraine and its members in securing the introduction of provisional anti-dumping duty on imports to Ukraine of glass containers originating from the Republic of Belarus.
Glass Ukraine is a non-governmental organization uniting Ukrainian manufacturers of glass containers, plate glass, glassware, and art glass, as well as suppliers of equipment, materials, and services for the glass industry. The Association was founded in 1997 and its members produce over 80% of glass items in the country.
According to the firm, as part of the interim results of the “anti-dumping investigation, on November 2, 2022, the Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade decided to apply a provisional anti-dumping duty of 31.37%” on a number of goods. “This decision on the application of provisional duty on imports of goods to Ukraine is the first decision adopted by the Commission after February 24, 2022. The application of provisional anti-dumping duties is an extremely exceptional intermediate result in the practice of anti-dumping investigations in Ukraine.”
Finally, Ilyashev & Partners reports that the “provisional anti-dumping duty is introduced for a period of four months and will be charged from the date of publication of the relevant decision of the Interdepartmental Commission in the Uriadovyi Kurier. The provisional anti-dumping duty will be levied by the customs authorities regardless of the payment of other taxes and fees (mandatory payments).”
The Ilyashev & Partners team was led by Partner Olena Omelchenko.
Editor's Note: On August 2, 2023, Ilyashev & Partners announced that the matter was resolved following a final decision made by the Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade entering into force. According to the firm, the ICIT adopted a decision on the application of the anti-dumping duty for five years, in the amount of 49.81% concerning glass containers for food and beverages with a nominal capacity of 0.15 liters or more but less than 2.5 liters, as well as for jars made of colored glass with a nominal capacity of more than 0.33 liters but less than one liter.