INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
11 Dec 2014 Definitive duty
11 Apr 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: 11 Dec 2014 | Removal date: open ended
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Anti-dumping

On April 11th, 2013, the Indian Directorate General of Anti-dumping & Allied Duties, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of clear float glass (of nominal thicknesses ranging from 4mm to 12mm, both inclusive) from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 7005.1090. They might also be imported through the following HS code subheadings: 7003.19, 7004.90, 7009.10, 7019.19, 7013.28, 7015.90, 7016.90, 7018.90 and 7020.00.
This follows the application lodged by M/s Gold Plus Glass Industry Ltd., M/s HNG Float Glass Ltd. and M/s Saint-Gobain Glass India Ltd. on behalf of the domestic industry.
 
On June 5th, 2014, the Indian authorities extended the time for completing the investigation up to July 10th, 2014.
On July 23rd, 2014, the Indian authorities extended again the time for completing the investigation up to October 10th, 2014.
 
On October 10th, 2014, 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 clear float glass from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
 
On December 11th, 2014, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification imposing this definitive anti-dumping duty (Notification No. 48/2014-Customs (ADD), 11.12.2014). The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Saudi Arabia is USD 165.07 per metric ton at the exception of the companies Obeikan Glass Company and Arabian United Float Glass Co. whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 58.22 and USD 134.92 per metric ton respectively. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in the United Arab Emirates is USD 111.15 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Emirates Float Glass LLC whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 79.00 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Pakistan is USD 123.61 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Ghani Glass Limited whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 82.34 per metric ton.
This definitive duty is effective for a period of five years.
 
On September 23rd, 2015, the Indian Directorate General of Anti-dumping & Allied Duties, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, initiated a new shipper review concerning the Pakistani exporter M/s. Tariq Glass Industries Ltd.
 
On October 30th, 2015, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification making imports of M/s. Tariq Glass Industries Ltd subjected to provisional assessment till the review is completed (Notification No. 53/2015-Customs (ADD), 30.10.2015).

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

371 Glass & glass products
7003 Cast glass and rolled glass, in sheets or profiles, whether or not having an absorbent, reflecting or nonreflecting layer, but not otherwise worked.
700319 Other
7004 Drawn glass and blown glass, in sheets, whether or not having an absorbent, reflecting or nonreflecting layer, but not otherwise worked.
700490 Other glass
7005 Float glass and surface ground or polished glass, in sheets, whether or not having an absorbent, reflecting or nonreflecting layer, but not otherwise worked.
700510 Nonwired glass, having an absorbent, reflecting or nonreflecting layer
7009 Glass mirrors, whether or not framed, including rearview mirrors.
700910 Rearview mirrors for vehicles
7013 Glassware of a kind used for table, kitchen, toilet, office, indoor decoration or similar purposes (other than that of heading 70.10 or 70.18).
701328 Other
7015 Clock or watch glasses and similar glasses, glasses for non corrective or corrective spectacles, curved, bent, hollowed or the like, not optically worked; hollow glass spheres and their segments, for the manufacture of such glasses.
701590 Other
7016 Paving blocks, slabs, bricks, squares, tiles and other articles of pressed or moulded glass, whether or not wired, of a kind used for building or construction purposes; glass cubes and other glass smallwares, whether or not on a backing, for mosaics or si
701690 Other
7018 Glass beads, imitation pearls, imitation precious or semiprecious stones and similar glass smallwares, and articles thereof other than imitation jewellery; glass eyes other than prosthetic articles; statuettes and other ornaments of lampworked glass, ot
701890 Other
7019 Glass fibres (including glass wool) and articles thereof (for example, yarn, woven fabrics).
701919 Other
7020 Other articles of glass.
702000 Other articles of glass.

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