The Government warned players of footwear industry in Indoesia to anticipate the possibility of anti dumping duty (ADD) imposed by
Ernawati, Director of Trade Safeguarding, Directorate General of International Collaboration in trading, Minisitry of Trade, disclosed to BusinessNews on Monday (26/7) that the World Federation of Sporting Grade Industry (WFSGI) informed that the Brazil footwear industry had urged the Anti Dumping Authorities to impose ADD of US$ 13.85% on products from China, who also intended to impose ADD on some countries including Indonesia.
This was due to grievances among the footwear industry in
The Brazilian Shoes Producers Association had asked the Anti Dumping authorities in
Eddy Widjanarko, Chairman of the Association of Indonesian Footwear Produces (Aprisindo) remarked that the plan to implement ADD by the Government of Brazil on Indonesian footwear products must be seriously responded by players of the national footwear industry. This was important because export of shoes to this giant soccer nation was considerably big. Aprisindo recorder US$ 20.3 million, constituting 1.2% of total national footwear export of US$ 1.7 billion.
“We will foster coordination with the Ministry of Trade to anticipate plan of the Brazilian Government. A good number of out members export footwear to