INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
29 May 2015 Definitive duty
18 Oct 2013 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: 29 May 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On October 18th, 2013, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of electronic calculators (at the exception of printing, graphing and programmable calculators) from China.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 8470.1000.
This follows the application lodged by M/s Ajanta Ltd., the sole domestic producer of the subject goods.
 
On October 31st, 2014, the Indian authorities extended the time for completing the investigation up to April 17th, 2015.
 
On April 13th, 2015, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, issued its final findings and recommended the imposition of a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of electronic calculators originating in China.
 
On May 29th, 2015, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification imposing this definitive anti-dumping duty (Notification No. 24/2015-Customs (ADD), 29.05.2015). The amount of this duty is USD 1.22 per item, at the exception of the companies NingboDeli Electronic Development Co., Ltd. and Fujian Kayfung Electronic Co., Ltd. whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 0.28 and USD 0.79 per item respectively. Moreover, the company Casio Electronic Technology is not subject to the payment of any duty.
This definitive duty is effective for a period of five years.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

451 Office & accounting machinery and its accessories
8470 Calculating machines and pocketsize data recording, reproducing and displaying machines with calculating functions; accounting machines, postagefranking machines, ticketissuing machines and similar machines, incorporating a calculating device; cash reg
847010 Electronic calculators capable of operation without an external source of electric power and pocketsize data recording, reproducing and displaying machines with calculating functions

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