INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
02 Jun 2017 Extended duty
25 Apr 2017 Review
03 Dec 2012 Definitive duty
04 Jun 2012 Preliminary duty
13 Jun 2011 Initiation

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 04 Jun 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On 13 June 2011, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of digital offset printing plates from China and Japan. The product subject to investigation is mainly classified under the following HS code subheading: 8442.50.20.

On 4 June 2012, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification imposing provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of digital offset printing plates from China and Japan. The product subject to duties fall under HS code subheading: 8442.502, 3701.30.00, 3704.00.90, 3705.10.00, 7606.91.91.7606.92.90. The amount of duty imposed on imports originating in or exported from China and Japan is between USD 5.26 and 6.60 per square metre depending on the product specification. The measure is in force for a period of six months.

On 3 December 2012, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on above products from China. Subsequently, the investigation and provisional duties are terminated concerning imports from Japan. The product subject to definitive anti-dumping duties fall under HS code subheadings: 8442.50.20, 3701.30.00, 3704.00.90, 3705.10.00, 7606.91.90, 76 06.92.90. The amount of duty imposed on imports originating in or exported from China is between USD 4.87 and 5.81 per square metre depending on the product specification. The measure is in force for a period of five years from the imposition of provisional anti-dumping duties, i.e. 4 June 2012.
 
On 25 April 2017, the Indian Directorate General of Anti-dumping & Allied Duties, Ministry of Commerce and Industry initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on the subject good from China. This follows the application lodged by Tech Nova Imaging Systems (P) Ltd.

On 2 June 2017, in connection with the above sunset review the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification extending the definitive antidumping duty on imports of the subject good from China until and including 3 June 2018.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

328 Plates, cylinders or lithographic stones for use in printing
8442 Machinery, apparatus and equipment (other than the machine tools of headings 84.56 to 84.65) for preparing or making plates, cylinders or other printing components; plates, cylinders and other printing components; plates, cylinders and lithographic stone
844250 Plates, cylinders and other printing components; plates, cylinders and lithographic stones, prepared for printing purposes (for example, planed, grained or polished)
415 Unfinished products of copper, nickel, aluminium, lead, zinc or tin
7606 Aluminium plates, sheets and strip, of a thickness exceeding 0.2 mm.
760691 Of aluminium, not alloyed
483 Optical instruments & photographic equipment; parts thereof
3701 Photographic plates and film in the flat, sensitised, unexposed, of any material other than paper, paperboard or textiles; instant print film in the flat, sensitised, unexposed, whether or not in packs.
370130 Other plates and film, with any side exceeding 255 mm

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