Pursuant to section 14(6) of the Dumping and Countervailing Duties Act 1988 (“the Act”), the Minister of Commerce, having carried out a reassessment of the anti-dumping duty applying to imports into New Zealand of canned peaches from South Africa, as specified in the First Schedule to this notice (“the subject goods”) and having determined a new rate of anti-dumping duty applicable to those goods, gives the following notice.
N o t i c e
Title and commencement—(1) This notice may be cited as the “Reassessment of Anti-dumping Duty: Canned Peaches from Rhodes Food Group (Pty) Ltd”.
(2) This notice is to be read in conjunction with the notice “Reassessment of Anti-dumping Duty: Canned Peaches from South Africa” (New Zealand Gazette, 5 June 2014, No. 59, page 1630).
(3) Pursuant to subsection 14(6) and 14(4) of the Act, I have determined the amount of anti-dumping duty to be imposed on the subject goods from the company specified, to be the rate set out in the Second Schedule to this notice.
(4) Pursuant to section 17(c)(i) of the Act, the reassessed anti-dumping duty set out in the Second Schedule to this notice shall apply to imports of the goods specified in the First Schedule with effect from the day after the date of this notice.
(5) Where anti-dumping duties imposed as a result of this notice are lower than those previously in place, in accordance with subsection 14(10) of the Act, importers may apply to Customs for a refund of the difference between the anti-dumping duties imposed by this notice and the anti-dumping duty paid from 7 April 2014.
Goods Subject to Investigation
Country of Origin
Description of Goods
Canned peaches (halves, slices or pieces) packed in various concentrations of sugar syrup and in can sizes ranging from 110 grams to 3 kilograms (A10).
The goods are currently classified under Tariff Item 2008.70.09 and Statistical Key 00L of the Tariff of New Zealand, which classification is provided for convenience and Customs purposes only, the written description being dispositive.
Amount of Anti-dumping Duty
The amount of anti-dumping duty to be paid on demand, in respect of each importation into New Zealand of the subject goods from South Africa supplied by Rhodes Food Group (Pty) Ltd, shall be the amount by which the Normal Value (Value for Duty Equivalent) (NV(VFDE)) amounts set out in the table below exceed the New Zealand Value for Duty (VFD) of the goods when entered for home consumption. The NV(VFDE) amounts are set in South African Rand.
Rates of Anti-dumping Duty
Normal Value (Value for Duty Equivalent) Amounts per Kilogram
|Canned Peaches Imported from Rhodes Food Group|
|Grade||Rates of Anti-dumping Duty (Rand/kg)|
*The NV(VFDE) amounts have been kept confidential as they are based on commercially sensitive information. The confidential amounts are held by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and the New Zealand Customs Service.
The rates applying to Langeberg and Ashton Foods as a specified exporter continue to apply. The residual rate of 11% of the value for duty of the subject goods also continues to apply.
Dated at Wellington this 18th day of December 2014.
Hon PAUL GOLDSMITH, Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.
Note: A non-confidential version of the Reassessment Report, which contains details of the conclusions reached, is available from Trade Remedies, Trade and International Environment Branch, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140, or by emailing email@example.com