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  • CCI AD FROM 5th April 2021

Initiation of Anti-dumping investigation by Brazil on Polyester Textured Yarns covered under HS Codes 5402.33.10, 5402.33.20 and 5402.33.90, originating from India and China


REF. MR/CIR/2021/0016                                                                        March 19, 2021 

To, The Members of the Council 

Sub: Initiation of Anti-dumping investigation by Brazil on Polyester Textured Yarns covered under HS Codes 5402.33.10, 5402.33.20 and 5402.33.90, originating from India and China. 
This is in continuation to earlier Circular dtd. March 16, 2020 on the above-mentioned subject.

We would like to inform that the Council has received the Links for downloading the Petition and Questionnaire from the Embassy of India in Brazil.   

The links are reproduced below for your ready reference: 
Link to download the Petition: https://www.gov.br/produtividade-e-comercio-exterior/pt-br/assuntos/comercio-exterior/defesa-comercial-e-interesse-publico/arquivos/peticoes/peticao-filamentos.zip  
Link to download Questionnaire : https://www.gov.br/produtividade-e-comercio-exterior/pt-br/assuntos/comercio-exterior/defesa-comercial-e-interesse-publico/investigacoes/investigacoes-de-defesa-comercial  
For your ready reference, a copy of each of the abovesaid documents downloaded from their website is enclosed (Password to open is  7Kjdsp ). 
Please note that the response to the Questionnaire is to be filed within 30 days 

The Deadline mentioned on their website is as follows: 
        - Selected exporter that does not request an extension: 04/24/2021. 
        - Selected exporter requesting extension: 05/24/2021, maximum. 
        - Voluntary response from exporters: 24/04/2021. 
Further, we have also attached a copy of the official letter [both in Portuguese (signed version) and English (unsigned version) addressed to the Ambassador of India to Brazil informing that the Special Secretariat of International Affairs and Foreign Trade (SECEX), Ministry of Economy of Brazil has now launched the 'Anti-Dumping' investigation on Textured Polyester Filament Yarns (except Sewing Thread)' originating from India and China.  

Please refer the letter as it also contains the link to download the questionnaire, the documents related to the petition and the investigation. 

Both English and Portuguese versions of the Petition and Questionnaire are attached for ready reference.   

In case you may need immediate professional help from legal experts/ lawyer for filling your Petition and responding to the Questionnaire, then you may like to contact the below mentioned legal experts with entire Terms and Conditions between you and the legal experts/ lawyer without involvement of this Council.  

  1. Mr. A. K. Gupta 

TPM Consultants 

K-3/A, Saket 

New Delhi 110017 

Phone: +91.11.49892200 

Cel: +91.9818436350 

  1. Mr. Roberto Kanitz 

UNO International TradeStrategy | Partner  

São Paulo, Brazil 

Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 1571/15° andarJdPaulistano – São Paulo – SPCEP: 01452-918 

Phone: +55.11.3588.4004 | Cel: +55.11.98288.2444 

Email: roberto@unotrade.com | Skype: robertokanitz 

The concerned Member-exporters are requested to make a note of the same and do the needful as soon as possible 

Thank you. 



S. Balaraju 
Executive Director