Application of provisional anti-dumping measures on some plastic film products imported from China, Thailand and Malaysia

On March 18, 2020, the Ministry of Industry and Trade issued Decision No. 880 / QD-BCT to apply provisional antidumping measures to some plastic film products (specifically for this case, Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene film (BOPP) of the following HS codes: 3920.20.10 and 3920.20.91 is originated from China, Thailand and Malaysia. Accordingly, the provisional antidumping duty applied for enterprises exporting plastic films of China is from 14.99% to 43.04%, of Malaysia is from 10.91% to 23.05% and Thailand is 20.35%

This Decision takes effect after 07 (seven) days from the date of its promulgation.

Goods subject to provisional anti-dumping duty


The investigated goods are some plastic products and plastic products made from propylene from polymers with thickness from 10 microns to 80 microns and widths from 115mm to 7800mm, classified by HS codes with tax rates. Current imports are as follows: 3920.20.10 and 3920.20.91.

Code Description Thuế ưu đãi (MFN) ATIGA ACFTA1
3920 Other plates, sheets, films, sheets and strip, of plastics, not cellular and not reinforced, not mounted      
3920.20 – From polymers from propylene:      
3920.20.10 – – Two-dimensional directional propylene films (BOPP) 6% 0% 0%
  – – Others: 6% 0% 0%
3920.20.91 – – – In plates and plates 6% 0% 0%
3920.20.91.10 – – – – Used as a hot melt adhesive 6% 0% 0%
3920.20.91.20 – – – – Tapes used in the manufacture of wires and telephone wires 6% 0% 0%
3920.20.91.90 – – – – Others 6% 0% 0%

The Ministry of Industry and Trade may amend and supplement the list of HS codes of goods subject to provisional anti-dumping duty to conform to the description of the investigated goods and other changes (if any).

Products to be excluded are subject to provisional anti-dumping measures and product exclusion conditions

Products to be excluded from the application of provisional anti-dumping measures are polypropylene cast (CPP) films that have the stretching ratios in the following directions:

  • The percentage of stretching horizontally from 400% or more; and
  • The percentage of vertical stretching is 380% or more.

Tax rates and lists of companies subject to provisional anti-dumping duties

Validity and duration of application of provisional anti-dumping duty

  • Validity
  • The provisional anti-dumping duty takes effect after 07 (seven) days from the date the decision on the application of provisional anti-dumping duty is issued.
  •  Duration of application
  • The provisional anti-dumping measure has a time limit of 120 (one hundred and twenty) days from the date on which the decision to take the measure takes effect (unless extended as prescribed in Clause 1 Article 81 of the Law Foreign trade management No. 05/2017 / QH14).

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