INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
28 Feb 2014 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: No inception date

Safeguard

On February 28, 2014, the Indian Directorate General of safeguards initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of bare elastomeric filament yarn of all deniers and varieties.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 5402.4400 and 5404.1100.
This follows the application lodged by M/S Indorama Industries Ltd., the sole domestic producer of the subject goods.
According to the UN Comtrade Database, in 2013 the following countries exported goods classified under HS code subheadings 5402.44 and 5404.11 to India with a trade value over USD 1 million: Vietnam, South Korea, Singapore, China, Japan and Thailand.
On September 29, 2014, the Indian Directorate General of safeguards decided to terminate the safeguard investigation on imports of bare elastomeric filament yarn.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

355 Man-made fibres
5402 Synthetic filament yarn (other than sewing thread), not put up for retail sale, including synthetic monofilament of less than 67 decitex.
540244 Elastomeric
5404 Synthetic monofilament of 67 decitex or more and of which no crosssectional dimension exceeds 1 mm; strip and the like (for example, artificial straw) of synthetic textile materials of an apparent width not exceeding 5 mm.
540411 Elastomeric

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