Dominican Republic lifts restriction on Chinese sinks and toilets
Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic’s trade defense commission (CDC) revealed Friday that the restriction on sinks and toilets imported from China will end Dec. 31, after a 42-month period.
The CDC’s ban managed to control the dumping of those products into the local market, and allowed the industry to prepare to compete and meet the challenges of international trade, according to CDE president Iván Gatón.
A 30% special tariff was levied on imported flush-mount, pedestal, or wall mounted porcelain sinks for that purpose, and 40% on imports of one or two-piece porcelain toilets.
The safeguard was adopted, taking into account China’s protocol of access to the World Trade Organization (WTO), the official said, noting that the CDE resolution to lift the restriction was officially posted Dec. 5.
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