Colombia: Colombia Continues to Impose Duty on US Ethanol After CVD Expiry Review

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   CO2023-0008

On March 15, 2023, the Colombian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism (MINCIT) ignored its own Essential Facts report and issued a final ruling in its countervailing duty (CVD) expiry review investigation of U.S. ethanol, extending the original investigation's $0.066/kg ($0.20 per gallon) duty on imported U.S. ethanol for the next five years. This report summarizes the CVD case against U.S. ethanol and includes an English translation of Colombian Resolution 044, which establishes the CVD expiry review’s final determination.

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