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Cablegate: Brazil: Hot Rolled Paper Dumping Case

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PP RUEHRG
DE RUEHBR #0487 0811934
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P 221934Z MAR 07
FM AMEMBASSY BRASILIA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 8398
INFO RUEHSO/AMCONSUL SAO PAULO 9430
RUEHRI/AMCONSUL RIO DE JANEIRO 4030
RUEHRG/AMCONSUL RECIFE 6371
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UNCLAS BRASILIA 000487

SIPDIS

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DEPT FOR WHA/BSC WPOPP AND EEB/TPP/MTA/MST FOR ASCHEIBE
PLS PASS USTR FOR MSULLIVAN
USDOC FOR 3134/USFCS/OIO/WH/EOLSON
USDOC FOR 4332/ITA/MAC/WH/OLAC/MWARD

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ECON ETRD BR
SUBJECT: BRAZIL: Hot Rolled Paper Dumping Case

1. Post received a letter from the Department of Trade Defense of
the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade notifying
the Embassy that it has accepted an anti-dumping petition on exports
to Brazil of hot rolled base paper for siliconization originating
from the U.S. Original will be filed at Post.

Start Text of Informal Embassy Translation:

MINISTRY OF DEVELOPMENT, INDUSTRY AND FOREIGN TRADE
SECRETARIAT OF FOREIGN TRADE

SIPDIS
DEPARTMENT OF TRADE DEFENSE

Note No. 07/271/DECOM/CGIN

Brasilia, 26 of February 2007

To His Excellency Mr. Ambassador Clifford Michael Sobel
Embassy of the United States of America
SES Av. Das Nacoes, Quadra 801, Lote 03
Brasilia, DF CEP: 70,403-900

Mr. Ambassador,

I refer to the petition presented by the company MD Papers Ltd.,
registered with DECOM (Department of Commercial Defense) on 31 of
October, 2006 related to the request for an anti-dumping
investigation, a threat of domestic industry damage and of the
causal nexus between this in the exports to Brazil of hot rolled
base paper for siliconization, classified in code 4806,40,00 of the
Common Nomenclature of Mercosul - NCM/SH, originating in the United
States and from others.

2. In accordance with article number 23 of Decree 1,602 of 1995,
after evaluating all of the information received the Department has
cause to consider the petition as justly initiated, as comtemplated
in article 19 of Decree 1,602 of 1995.

Respectfully,

(signed Fernando de Magalhaes Furlan)
Director of Department of Commercial Defense

End Text.

Williamson

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