Morocco can impose up to 144% ADD on carpets from China, Egypt and Jordan
The ministry had initiated an anti-dumping investigation regarding imports of mechanically produced carpets and other textile floor coverings originating in China, Egypt or Jordan.
“At the end of the final determination, the Ministry, on a definitive basis, considers that the conditions applicable to an anti-dumping measure are fulfilled and, it will submit to the opinion of the Commission for the supervision of imports the recommendation to apply the anti-dumping measures. duty,” the department said in a notification last month.
The Moroccan government may impose anti-dumping duties (ADD) on carpets imported from China, Egypt and Jordan, as the Ministry of Industry and Trade has recommended the imposition of ADD on carpets and carpet coverings. floor. At the end of an anti-dumping investigation, the department suggested the highest duty rate of 144% on carpets imported from China.
Moroccan authorities have recommended an anti-dumping duty of 144% on carpets originating in China and 35.33% on supplies from Egypt and Jordan. However, no ADD has been recommended on Arab weavers and some other categories of rugs originating from Jordan.
Morocco imported floor coverings, including carpets, worth $80.407 million in 2021. Its total imports of home textiles were valued at $260.957 million during the year, according to Fibre2Fashion’s market analysis tool, TexPro. China was Morocco’s second largest supplier with 17.17% of its total home textile imports. Egypt and Jordan were small suppliers of home textiles with a share of 6.97 percent and 2.46 percent, respectively.
Fibre2Fashion (KUL) News Desk