INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
21 Oct 2015 Definitive duty
25 Mar 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: 21 Oct 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On March 25, 2014, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce, initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of hexamine (or hexa methylene tetramine, a white crystalline powder with a sweet metallic taste) from China and the United Arab Emirates.
The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 2921.2910.
This follows the application lodged by M/s Simalin Chemical Industries Pvt. Ltd., Vadodara and M/s Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Ltd., the sole domestic producers of the investigated good during the period of investigation.
 
On April 13th, 2015, the Indian authorities extended the time for completing the investigation up to September 24th, 2015.
 
On September 21st, 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 hexamine from China and the United Arab Emirates.
 
On October 21st, 2015, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification imposing this definitive anti-dumping duty (Notification No. 50/2015-Customs (ADD), 21.10.2015). The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in China is USD 84.25 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in the United Arab Emirates is USD 113.05 per metric ton.
This definitive duty is effective for a period of five years.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

341 Basic organic chemicals
2921 Aminefunction compounds.
292129 Other

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