INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
20 Feb 2010 Definitive duty
22 Apr 2009 Preliminary duty
25 Nov 2008 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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Anti-dumping

Complete Title:
India: Definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of cold-rolled flat products of stainless steel originating in China, Chinese Taipei, the European Union, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand and the United States of America (Provisional duty for Japan and subsequent termination of the investigation)
On November 25, 2008, the Indian authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of cold-rolled flat products of stainless steel originating in China, Chinese Taipei, the European Union, Japan, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand and the United States of America.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 7219.3100, 7219.3200, 7219.3300, 7219.3400, 7219.3500 and 7219.9000.
On March 27, 2009, the Indian authorities issued their preliminary findings and recommended the imposition of a provisional anti-dumping duty. This provisional duty was imposed on April 22, 2009 (Notification No. 38/2009-Customs, 22.04.2009). For details about the amount of the duty, see the table in Notification No. 38/2009. This provisional duty is effective upto and inclusive of October 21, 2009.
On November 24, 2009, the Indian authorities issued their final findings and recommended the imposition of a definitive anti-dumping duty for all countries except Japan. This definitive duty was imposed on February 20, 2010 (Notification No. 14/2010-Customs, 20.02.2010). For details about the amount of the duty, see the table in Notification No. 14/2010. This definitive duty is effective for a period of five years with effect from the date of imposition of the provisional anti-dumping duty, i.e. from April 22, 2009.
No duty definitive anti-dumping duty was imposed on imports originating in Japan since those exports were considered as de minimis. Therefore the investigation was terminated as far as Japan is concerned.
On April 17, 2014, the Indian authorities initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of cold-rolled flat products of stainless steel originating in China, Chinese Taipei, the European Union, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand and the United States of America.
On May 12, 2014, the Indian authorities issued the notification of provisional extension of the existing anti-dumping duty up to and inclusive of April 21, 2015.
On March 26th, 2015, the Indian authorities extended the time for completing the sunset review up to October 16th, 2015.
On October 12th, 2015, the Indian Directorate General of Anti-dumping & Allied Duties, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, issued its final findings of the sunset review. It recommended the continuation of the existing anti-dumping measure imposed on imports of cold-rolled flat products of stainless steel originating in China, Chinese Taipei, the European Union, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand and the United States of America.
Up to October 29th, 2015, the Customs Notification imposing this anti-dumping measure has not been published yet.

On 11 December 2015, the Indian authorities published the above-mentioned Customs Notification imposing the anti-dumping duty on cold-rolled flat products of stainless steel from the above specified countries. The product is classified under HS code 7219 The duty is applied on the country of origin or exports of the aforementioned countries. The duty is a percentage of the landed value of that product. The rate of the duty imposed on imports from China is 57.39%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports from South Korea is 13.44%. This is with the exception of one producer and two exporters, which are subject to a 5.39% duty. The rate of the duty imposed on imports from Chinese Taipei is 15.93%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports from South Africa is 39.91% with the exception of one producer/exporter levied at 12.34%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports from Thailand is 5.39% with the exception of one producer/exporter levied at 4.58%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports from the United States is 9.47%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports from the European Union is 52.56% with the exception of one producer/exporter levied at 29.41%.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7219 Flatrolled products of stainless steel, of a width of 600 mm or more.
721911 Of a thickness exceeding 10 mm
721912 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more but not exceeding 10 mm
721913 Of a thickness of 3 mm or more but less than 4.75 mm
721914 Of a thickness of less than 3 mm
721921 Of a thickness exceeding 10 mm
721922 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more but not exceeding 10 mm
721923 Of a thickness of 3 mm or more but less than 4.75 mm
721924 Of a thickness of less than 3 mm
721931 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more
721933 Of a thickness exceeding 1 mm but less than 3 mm
721934 Of a thickness of 0.5 mm or more but not exceeding 1 mm
721935 Of a thickness of less than 0.5 mm
721990 Other

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