INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
20 Nov 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: 13 Apr 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On November 20th, 2014, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of normal butanol from the European Union, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa and the United States of America.
The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 2905.1300.
This follows the application lodged by M/s The Andhra Petrochemicals Limited, the sole domestic producer of the subject good.
 
On 19 February 2016, 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 normal butanol from the European Union, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa and the United States of America.
 
On 13 April 2016, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification imposing this definitive anti-dumping duty (Notification No. 13/2016-Customs (ADD), 13.04.2016). The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in or exported from the European Union is USD 46.27 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in or exported from Malaysia ranges between USD 26.59 per metric ton and USD 149.31 per metric ton depending on the company. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in or exported from Singapore is USD 35.66 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in or exported from South Africa is USD 13.24 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in or exported from the United States is USD 24.16 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
2905 Acyclic alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
290513 Butan1ol (nbutyl alcohol)

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