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Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 18:19
China launches anti-dumping probe into methionine imports
By Xinhua
Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 18:19 By Xinhua

Bluestar Adisseo is the world's second largest producer of methionine. (PHOTO / CHINA DAILY)

BEIJING — China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) announced Wednesday that it had decided to start an anti-dumping investigation into imported methionine products from Singapore, Malaysia and Japan.

The investigation should be concluded by April 10 next year

The probe was launched after the ministry received an application from the Ningxia Unisplendour Tianhua Methionine Co Ltd, according to an official statement.

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The investigation should be concluded by April 10 next year, but in special circumstances may be extended to Oct 10, 2020.

Methionine is a chemical widely used in the animal feed, medicine and food sectors.

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Ningxia Unisplendour Tianhua Methionine Co Ltd was registered and established in Zhongwei in northwestern China's Ningxia Hui autonomous region in June 2013. 

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