INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
20 May 2015 Definitive duty
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: 20 May 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On February 28, 2014, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce, initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of sodium citrate from China.
The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 2918.1520.
This follows the application lodged by M/s Posy Pharmachem Private Limited, a domestic producer of the investigated good.
 
On February 26th, 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 sodium citrate originating in China.
On May 20th, 2015, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification imposing this definitive anti-dumping duty (Notification No. 19/2015-Customs (ADD), 20.05.2015). The amount of the duty is USD 367.59 per metric ton after reducing the amount of safeguard duty applicable on the subject goods vide Notification No. 04/2014-Customs (SG) dated December 31st, 2014 (see measure 6333). This definitive duty is effective for a period of five years.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

341 Basic organic chemicals
2918 Carboxylic acids with additional oxygen function and their anhydrides, halides, peroxides and peroxyacids; their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
291815 Salts and esters of citric acid

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