India: Termination of antidumping investigation without duties on polypropylene originating in the Republic of Korea, Taiwan and the United States
On 10th February 2010, India initiated Anti-Dumping Duty investigation concerning imports of Polypropylene originating in or exported from Korea RP, Taiwan and USA.
On 25 May 2011, the investigation was terminated without duties.
M/s Reliance Industries Ltd. has filed an application before the Designated Authority for initiation of Anti-Dumping Duty investigation concerning imports of ‘Polypropylene originating in or exported from Korea RP, Taiwan and USA.
The period of investigation (POI) for the purpose of present investigation is 1st July 2008 to 30th June 2009 (12 months). The injury investigation period will however cover the periods April 2005-March 2006, April 2006-March 2007, April 2007-March 08, April 2008–March 2009 and the POI. For threat of material injury, the data beyond the POI would also be examined.
Any Evidence-Based Deliberation:
|Is there anything in the public record to suggest that evidence of the effectiveness of the proposed measure was considered during official deliberations?|
|Is there any evidence that alternatives to the proposed measure were considered?|
|Is there anything in the public record that suggests that empirical evidence informed the comparison across the alternatives available to government?|
|Was such evidence identified?|
|Is such evidence publicly available?|
|Did the official decision-maker in question provide an explanation as to why a chosen measure was favoured over alternatives?|
|Is there any evidence to suggest that potentially affected trading partners were consulted before the measures were taken?|
|Is there any evidence that safeguards have been put in place to ensure that implementation of the initiative is transparent and non-discriminatory?|
|Did the government state its intention to review the measure within one year of implementation?|
Date Discovered: 18/03/2010
Date of inception:
GTA Evaluation: Amber
Research and Information System for Developing Countries, India
See also WTO document G/ADP/N/216/IND