China may impose anti-dumping measures on pork imports from the EU

Published Jun 21, 2024

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China is set to launch a year-long investigation into pork imports from the European Union, with a focus on Spain, the Netherlands, and Denmark, as it considers imposing temporary anti-dumping measures. The investigation will examine pork products intended for human consumption, including offal, and could result in the implementation of measures to protect the local industry from alleged dumping. This action follows the EU's imposition of anti-subsidy duties on Chinese-made electric vehicles, leading to threats of retaliation against European farmers, aircraft manufacturers, and French spirits producers, escalating tensions between China and the EU.
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China may impose temporary anti-dumping measures on pork imports from the European Union, Reuters reports. Beijing has launched a year-long investigation into pork in the bloc and its offal. This step is primarily directed against Spain, the Netherlands and Denmark. Before that, the EU introduced anti-subsidy duties on Chinese-made electric vehicles. The investigation will focus on pork intended for human consumption – fresh, cold and frozen whole cuts, as well as pork intestines, bladders and stomachs. The investigation is expected to be completed by June 17, 2025, but may be extended for another six months if necessary. “If the preliminary investigation finds that dumping has caused damage to the domestic industry, temporary anti-dumping measures may be taken,” said He Yadong, a spokesman for the Ministry of Commerce. According to Chinese customs data, in 2023, China imported $6 billion worth of pork, including offal, and more than half of this volume came from the EU. Spain, ...
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