Thursday 02 May 2024

The General Authority of Foreign Trade Announces the Initiation of Anti-Dumping Investigation against the Kingdom’s Imports from Longitudinally Welded Circular Cross-Section Pipes of Stainless Steel

The General Authority of Foreign Trade announced the initiation of the Anti-Dumping investigation against the Kingdom’s imports from “Longitudinally Welded Circular Cross-Section Pipes of Stainless Steel” originating in or exported from the People's Republic of China and Taiwan.

The decision of the initiation of investigation was issued according to the Law of Trade Remedies in International Trade issued on November 23, 2022. As provided in Article 4.1 "The Authority is responsible for trade remedies including conducting investigations, reviews and the imposition of measures in accordance with the Kingdom's international commitments, especially under the Anti-dumping Agreement, the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures, and the Agreement on Safeguards.” 

This Law aims to protect the domestic industry from injury caused by dumped and subsidized imports and to safeguard from the increase in imports, and to defend the Kingdom's exports that are subject to trade remedies proceedings.

For more information and details of the investigation, please visit the official website of the General Authority of Foreign Trade via the link ( through access to the pages titled “Announcements and Circulars of Trade Remedies Investigations​” and “Details of Ongoing Investigations and Reviews Conducted by GAFT”.