Sayenko Kharenko represented the DF Group companies in anti-dumping investigation

27.12.2016

Sayenko Kharenko’s international trade team represented the DF Group companies, including JSC “Azot”, PJSC “Severodonetsk Azot Association” and JSC “Concern Stirol” (Group DF), in anti-dumping investigation related to imports into Ukraine of some nitrogen fertilizers originating in the Russian Federation.

Sayenko Kharenko’s legal support included: drafting application on initiation of anti-dumping investigation; drafting commentaries on different issues (e.g. answers of the Russian producer to the questionnaire; the definitive determination, etc.); preparing answers to the questionnaires and additional questionnaires; participating in the hearings and drafting post-hearings submission, etc.

Based on the results of the investigation, the following anti-dumping measures have been applied:

  • to companies of EuroChem Group - 18,78 per cent;
  • to OJSC «KuybyshevAzot» - 4,19 per cent;
  • to other exporters – 31,84 per cent.

Group DF is a diversified international group of companies, operating in a number of countries across Europe and Asia. Its core areas are the fertilizer and titanium production and gas distribution. Currently, Group DF is also one of the leading investors in the chemicals industry in Eastern Europe. In addition to these areas, Group DF is developing assets in agribusiness, media and real estate.

Counsel Anzhela Makhinova, associates Victoria Mykuliak and Ivan Baranenko, as led by partner Tatyana Slipachuk, advised Group DF.