The Korea Trade Commission has initiated an anti-dumping investigation on pre-sensitized aluminum plate with double-layered coating with a length of both sides not less than 255mm imported into South Korea originating in China, the commission informed in a statement on April 26, 2021.
The said aluminum plates are used for offset printing and fall under the tax code 3701.30.9100. The investigation excludes imports of the photopolymer violet version and the recycled version of the aluminum plate with double-layered coating for offset printing.
The probe was initiated based on an application filed by local manufacture JEIL C&P Co, Ltd.
The investigation period for the probe is from January 1, 2020, to December 31, 2020, while the damage investigation period is from January 1, 2017, to December 31, 2020.
The preliminary ruling on the case is expected within three months of the notification.