ANNOUNCEMENT 14 Jan 2016

In January 2016, the government of India initiated a new anti-dumping investigation and a definitive duty was imposed in August 2017. In February 2022, a sunset review was initiated. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Initiation Notification of 14 January 2016: http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adint_Styrene_Butadiene_Rubber_1500_1700_series_EU_KoreaRP_Thailand.pdf


Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 43/2017-Customs (ADD), 30.08.2017: http://www.cbic.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2017/cs-add2017/43%20of%202017-cus(ADD)%20english.pdf;jsessionid=B576B4E8185F894605E1F2784FCD8E5F

Government of lndia, Departmcnt of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Directorate General of Trade Remedies, F.No. 7/31/2021-DGTR, issued on 10 February 2022: https://www.dgtr.gov.in/sites/default/files/SBR_Initiation_English.pdf

Inception date: 30 Aug 2017 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On 14 January 2016, the Indian Directorate General of Anti-dumping & Allied Duties, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of styrene butadiene rubber of the 1500 series and 1700 series, originating in or exported from the European Union, the Republic of Korea and Thailand. The products subject to investigation are classified in part under the following HS code subheading: 4002.19. This investigation follows the application lodged by Indian Synthetic Rubber Pvt. Limited and Reliance Industries Limited.

On 30 August 2017, the Indian authorities imposed a definitive antidumping duty on imports of the subject good from the European Union, the Republic of Korea and Thailand. The rate of duty on imports from the European Union is USD 207.4 or 266 per tonne. The rate of duty on imports from the Republic of Korea is between USD 28.68 and 64 per tonne. The rate of duty on imports from Thailand is USD 243.6 per tonne. The duty is in force for a period of five years.

On 10 February 2022, the Indian authorities announced the initiation of a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from the European Union, the Republic of Korea and Thailand. This follows the application lodged by M/s Reliance Industries Limited.

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