26.4.2008   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 107/2


Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 28 February 2008 (Reference for a preliminary ruling from the Finanzgericht Düsseldorf (Germany)) — AGST Draht- und Biegetechnik GmbH v Hauptzollamt Aachen

(Case C-398/05) (1)

(Common commercial policy - Countervailing duties - Protection against subsidies - Regulation (EC) No 1599/1999 - Stainless steel wires - Injury to the Community industry - Causal link)

(2008/C 107/02)

Language of the case: German

Referring court

Finanzgericht Düsseldorf

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: AGST Draht- und Biegetechnik GmbH

Defendant: Hauptzollamt Aachen

Re:

Reference for preliminary ruling — Finanzgericht Düsseldorf — Validity of Council Regulation (EC) No 1599/1999 of 12 July 1999 imposing a definitive countervailing duty and collecting definitively the provisional duty imposed on stainless steel wires with a diameter of 1 mm or more originating in India and terminating the proceeding concerning imports of stainless steel wires with a diameter of 1 mm or more originating in the Republic of Korea (OJ 1999 L 189, p. 1) — Appraisal of harm caused to the Community industry, causal link with imports of subsidised goods

Operative part of the judgment

Consideration of the question referred has disclosed nothing capable of affecting the validity of Council Regulation (EC) No 1599/1999 of 12 July 1999 imposing a definitive countervailing duty and collecting definitively the provisional duty imposed on stainless steel wires with a diameter of 1 mm or more originating in India and terminating the proceeding concerning imports of stainless steel wires with a diameter of 1 mm or more originating in the Republic of Korea.


(1)  OJ C 22, 28.1.2006.