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Giant China Anti-Dumping Appeal: Not Granted

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BIKE EUROPE: BEIJING, China (Nov 23) – The European Union said that Giant China Co. has lost its bid to have anti-dumping duties removed from its China-made bicycles exported to the EU. The EU decision not to exclude Giant China Co, a subsidiary of Taiwan’s biggest bicycle maker Giant Manufacturing Co, from the umbrella tariff […]

BIKE EUROPE: BEIJING, China (Nov 23) – The European Union said that Giant China Co. has lost its bid to have anti-dumping duties removed from its China-made bicycles exported to the EU.

The EU decision not to exclude Giant China Co, a subsidiary of Taiwan’s biggest bicycle maker Giant Manufacturing Co, from the umbrella tariff of 48.5 % it applies to all bicycle imports from mainland China was published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

It follows Giant China Co’s filing of documents contesting the EU duties, which have been imposed at varying rates on bicycles built in China since 1993.

Giant China Co is based in mainland China’s eastern province of Jiangsu.

The notice said Giant China Co had argued that it had fulfilled the requirements to be granted market economy status and that the prices of its bicycles sold in China were comparable with those that it exported to Europe.

But the EU decided to uphold its earlier decision after concluding that all Chinese bicycle exporters are ‘subject to significant state control’ over their export prices and quantities, the notice said.

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