ITAR-TASS. China starts anti-dumping investigation in respect of the EU's wine producers. It is said in a statement released today by the Ministry of Commerce.
The ministry reported that the investigation started at the request of China Association of Alcohol Producers. Statement to this effect to the Ministry of Commerce received on May 15.
According to his data, calculated at year investigation into the case of "special circumstances may be extended until January 1, 2015."
"Anti-dumping War" China and the EU
In early June, the European Commission has announced the introduction of anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese solar cells, which entered into force on 6 June in all EU countries.
In response, China announced that it would hold an anti-dumping investigation against European producers of wines. As noted by Chinese experts, it is a large supply of the EU, mainly from France, Italy and Spain, the drinks are becoming increasingly popular in China.
EU wine exports to mainland China and Hong Kong, which will not spread the Chinese anti-dumping investigation, made in 2012, 257.3 million liters worth $ 1 billion. More than half - 139.5 million gallons - had on French wines.