ANNOUNCEMENT 19 Apr 2016

In April 2016, the government of India initiated a new safeguard investigation. The safeguard investigation was concluded in December 2016 without the imposition of duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 1 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Government of India, Directorate General of Safeguards, Customs and Central Excise, F.No. D-22011/10/2016/Pt-II of 19 April 2016: http://dgsafeguards.gov.in/newversion/NOI_Eng_Aluminium.pdf

Government of India, Directorate General of Safeguards, Customs and Central Excise, G S R D- 22011/10/2016/Pt-II. of 21 April: http://dgsafeguards.gov.in/newversion/AluminiumPF_E.pdf


WTO, Committee on Safeguards - Notification under article 12.1(b) of the Agreement on Safeguards on finding a serious injury or threat thereof caused by increased[...]alloyed and aluminium alloys), Document No. G/SG/N/8/IND/29/Suppl.1 ; G/SG/N/9/IND/16, issued on 20 December 2016: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=247343,247293,246009,245254,241636,241147,233546,233468,231809,230637&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=7&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True

Inception date: No inception date

Safeguard

On 19 April 2016, the Indian Directorate General of Safeguards, Customs and Central Excise initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of unwrought aluminum. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 7601. This investigation follows the application lodged by Vedanta limited - Aluminium & Power; Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd.; and Hindalco Industries Limited.
 
On 13 December 2016, the Indian authorities concluded the safeguard investigation without the imposition of duties. 

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