Vietnam - Issuing the Questionnaire in AD17 regarding PC Strand products

On July 5, 2023, the Ministry of Industry and Trade issued Decision No. 1704/QD-BCT on investigating and applying anti-dumping measures on prestressed steel cable products from Malaysia. , Kingdom of Thailand and People's Republic of China (case code: AD17). For details on the scope, content and duration of the investigation, see Decision No. 1704/QD-BCT and the accompanying Notice.

The Trade Defense Agency (Investigation Agency) has sent an official investigation questionnaire to foreign manufacturing/export enterprises known to the Investigation Agency to answer the investigation questionnaire. The deadline to respond to the survey questionnaire is before 5:00 p.m. October 6, 2023 (Hanoi time).

To ensure its rights and interests, the Investigation Agency requests all relevant foreign manufacturers/exporters to participate and cooperate fully throughout the investigation process. The content of the response will be the basis for the Investigation Agency to consider selecting a sample to limit the scope of investigation if necessary. In case the Investigation Agency does not receive timely responses from foreign manufacturers/exporters or in case the information provided is inaccurate or incomplete as requested, the Investigation Agency will Use available information to draw conclusions according to the provisions of Article 75 of the Law on Foreign Trade Management.

The information and data provided in the process of answering the investigation agency's questionnaire and the rights of relevant parties to access case information during the investigation process will be implemented in accordance with the law on information security in Article 11 of Decree No. 10/2018/ND-CP dated January 15, 2018 detailing a number of articles of the Law on Foreign Trade Management on trade defense measures.

How to answer the sections in the questionnaire, the amount to be submitted, the form of submission and the deadline for submission are detailed instructions in the Questionnaire for businesses. Therefore, the Investigation Agency recommends that businesses read the instructions carefully before responding and submit their responses on time.

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