ANNOUNCEMENT 20 Aug 2009In August 2009, the government of India initiated a new safeguard investigation.
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World Trade Organization, Summary and Status of G-20 trade and trade-related measures since October 2008 (Excel Format), published in news release on 10 November 2016: https://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news16_e/g20_annex_bis_november16_e.xls
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On August 20, 2009 the Government of India initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of Caustic Soda and imposed on December 4, 2009 provisional safeguards. The rate of duty is 15 per cent ad valorem for a period of three months. The products subject to duties are classified under the following HS code subheadings: HS 2815.11; 2815.12.
In April, it was decided to change the provisional safeguard duty to definitive for a period of three months. As such the definitive safeguard duty expired on 4 March 2010.