|22 Nov 2012||Initiation|
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On November 22, 2012, the Indian authorities initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of ceftriaxone sodium sterile (also known as ceftriaxone disodium hemiheptahydrate-sterile) from China.
The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS codes: 2941.9090 and 2942.0090.
This sunset review follows the application lodged by M/s. Nectar Lifesciences Ltd,Chandigarh and M/s Kopran Ltd, Mumbai, on behalf of the domestic industry.
While initiating the sunset review, the Indian authorities decided on November 29, 2012 to extend the existing anti-dumping duty for one year upto and inclusive of November 28, 2013 (Notification No. 50/2012-Customs (ADD), 29.11.2012).
On December 9, 2013, the Indian authorities extended the time for completing the review upto February 21, 2014.
On March 10, 2014, the Indian authorities extended again the time for completing the review upto May 21, 2014.
On May 20, 2014, the Indian authorities issued their final findings of the sunset review. They recommended the continuation of the existing anti-dumping measure on imports of ceftriaxone sodium sterile from China.
On August 14, 2014, the Indian authorities issued the notification of extension of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of ceftriaxone sodium sterile from China (Notification No. 39/2014-Customs (ADD), 14.08.2014). The amount of the duty is USD 21.85 per kilogram. This duty is effective for a period of five years.
The original anti-dumping investigation on imports of ceftriaxone sodium sterile from China was initiated on April 4, 2007.
On November 7, 2007, the Indian authorities issued their preliminary findings and recommended the imposition of a provisional anti-dumping duty. This provisional duty was imposed on November 30, 2007 (Notification No. 117/2007-Customs, 30.11.2007). The amount of the duty ranged from USD 65.08 to USD 89.96 per kilogram, depending on the exporter. This provisional duty was effective upto and inclusive of May 29, 2008.
On July 2, 2008, the Indian authorities issued their final findings and recommended the imposition of a definitive anti-dumping duty. This definitive duty was imposed on August 27, 2008 (Notification No. 98/2008-Customs, 27.08.2008). The amount of the duty ranged from USD 55.61 to USD 77.35 per kilogram, depending on the exporter. This definitive duty was effective from the date of imposition of the provisional anti-dumping duty, i.e. November 30, 2007.
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