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
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
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.