The International Trade Negotiations Committee (APD) held its first meeting with Abdullah Sultan Al-Shamsi, deputy commercial deputy head at the Dubai Economic Department, in a meeting with several federal and local government officials and committee members of the private sector.
According to a press release issued on Tuesday, the composition of the Advisory Board is a ministerial decision by Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Secretary of Economics on anti-dumping and compensation and preventive measures under federal law (1) The committee investigates the findings of the Department of Trade and Industry's Department of International Trade Injury Prevention in connection with supporting speculation, complaints and increasing revenues.
The meeting will discuss the best legal procedures for dumping, subsidizing or increasing domestic production in light of the provisions of the Antidumping and Countervailing and Preventive Act and how to strengthen the Commission's work mechanisms to protect national products from the adverse effects of such products, And to enhance the competitiveness of the industry.
The first is a dumping complaint that dictates whether to initiate a survey of GCC imports from ceramic tile manufacturers in China, India and Spain. The second is to review and discuss the final report for the dumping investigation of GCC imports of pre-owned pipes It is recommended that anti-dumping duties be imposed on transportation of gas and oil of origin country of China.
"The committee on adverse actions in international trade plays an important role in providing technical and legal mechanisms to consider harmful cases in international trade and provides recommendations to the Minister of Economy to make final decisions to the Minister of Economy, Protection and promotion of goods and industry, and the achievement of fair competition principles in international trade that is inconsistent with the obligations of the State under the WTO Agreement. "
"The comprehensive umbrella of commission members, including many relevant government agencies at the federal and provincial level, ensures the issuance of recommendations and decisions in the public interest of the State, and the consideration of various legal and economic aspects and international partnerships, UAE market "in the United States.
Al Shamsi believes that it is important to strengthen anti-dumping mechanisms, support and prevention of increased imports, and co-operation and coordination with the Ministry of Economy and relevant competent authorities to deal with these practices, It has contributed to the spread of awareness. This type of investigation can be dealt with and the knowledge and experience of the UAE competencies in the mechanism of the multilateral trading system can be improved.
Al Shamsi emphasized the importance of commissioning the committee's work as it is expected to increase harmful practices in the international trade that accompany the commercial growth of the country. The first of the federal legislation in 2017 was the most important action taken by the Ministry of Economy . Anti-dumping duties on imports of automobile batteries on the Korean Peninsula and prevention and countervailing measures such as imposing safeguards against increased imports of imported iron tile products. Dumping complaints about corrugated cardboard imports are under investigation and all legal means and procedures for dealing with such harmful practices We emphasize ongoing cooperation and the importance of continuous efforts between the Ministry of Economy and the partner to activate.
Fourteen federal and local government representatives and industry and private sector representatives attended, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy, the Federal Customs Service, the Federation Customs Authority, the Emirates for Standardization and Metrology, Industry and industry associations, and seven Emirates economic development departments.