INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
04 Dec 2015 Definitive duty
28 Oct 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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Anti-dumping

On 28 October 2014, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of melamine tableware and kitchenware products (manufactured from melamine molding compound) from China, Thailand and Viet Nam.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 3924.1010, 3924.1090, 3924.9090, 3926.4049 and 3926.9099.
This follows the application lodged by Hamilton Housewares Pvt. Limited, company that accounts for a major proportion of the domestic production of the subject goods.
 
On 20 October 2015, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce, issued its final findings and recommended the imposition of a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject goods originating in China, Thailand and Viet Nam.
On 4 December 2015, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification imposing this definitive anti-dumping duty (Notification No. 55/2015-Customs (ADD), 04.12.2015). The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in China is USD 1284.16 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Thailand is USD 582.85 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Viet Nam is USD 1732.11 per metric ton. This definitive duty is effective for a period of five years.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

MAP
TABLE
EXPORT

AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

369 Other plastics products
3924 Tableware, kitchenware, other household articles and hygienic or toilet articles, of plastics.
392410 Tableware and kitchenware
392490 Other
3926 Other articles of plastics and articles of other materials of headings 39.01 to 39.14.
392640 Statuettes and other ornamental articles
392690 Other

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