INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
07 Mar 2021 Termination
08 Mar 2016 Definitive duty
15 Oct 2014 Initiation

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

Yes

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 08 Mar 2016 | Removal date: 07 Mar 2021

Anti-dumping

On 15 October 2014, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of phenol from South Korea as well as from the European Union and Singapore see related intervention. The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 2907.1110.
This follows the application lodged by M/s Hindustan Organic Chemicals Ltd. and SI Group-India-Ltd., the only two domestic producers of the subject good.

On 8 March 2016, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification imposing this definitive anti-dumping duty (Notification No. 6/2016-Customs (ADD), 08.03.2016). The amount of duty imposed on imports originating in or exported from the Republic of Korea is USD 77.19 per metric ton. This definitive duty is effective for a period of five years.

On 31 December 2020, the Indian authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of phenol from the European Union and Singapore. No sunset review was initiated concerning imports of the subject good from the Republic of Korea, see related intervention. As such, the definitive duty expired on 8 Match 2021.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

341 Basic organic chemicals
2907 Phenols; phenolalcohols.
290711 Phenol (hydroxybenzene) and its salts

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