ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Feb 2010In February 2010, the government of India initiated a new anti-dumping investigation.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Initiation of Anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of PVC Flex Films originating in or exported from China PR, 01.02.2010:
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Preliminary Findings, Antidumping investigations involving imports of PVC Flex Film originating in or exported from China PR, 22.06.2010:
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Notification No. 79/2010-Customs, 30.07.2010:
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Final Findings, Anti-dumping investigation involving imports of PVC Flex Films originating in or exported from China PR, 29.07.2011:
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Notification No. 82/2011-Customs, 25.08.2011:
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Initiation Notification, Initiation of Sunset Review of Anti-dumping Duty imposed on imports of PVC Flex Film, originating in or exported from China PR, 27.07.2015:
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 43/2015-Customs (ADD), 18.08.2015:
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 42/2015-Customs (ADD), 08.08.2016: http://www.cbec.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2016/cs-add2016/csadd42-2016.pdf
On February 1, 2010, the Indian authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of PVC flex films (also known as PVC Flex Banners, PVC Flex Sheets for advertising signage, billboards, PVC films and tarpaulins etc.) from China.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 3920.1019, 3920.1012, 3920.4900, 3921.9026, 3921.9029, 3926.9099, 3919.9090, 3918.1090, 3918.9090 and 3926.9080.
On June 22, 2010, the Indian authorities issued their preliminary findings and recommended the imposition of a provisional anti-dumping duty. This provisional duty was imposed on July 30, 2010 (Notification No. 79/2010-Customs, 30.07.2010). For details about the amount of the duty, see the table in Notification No. 79/2010. This provisional duty is effective upto and inclusive of January 29, 2011.
On July 29, 2011, the Indian authorities issued their final findings and recommended the imposition of a definitive anti-dumping duty. This definitive duty was imposed on August 25, 2011 (Notification No. 82/2011-Customs, 25.08.2011). The amount of the duty ranges from USD 0.034 to USD 0.538 per kilogram. This definitive duty is effective for a period of five years with effect from the date of imposition of the provisional anti-dumping duty, i.e. from July 30, 2010.
On July 27th, 2015, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of PVC flex films originating in China. This review follows the application lodged by M/s Pioneer Polyleathers Ltd. and M/s SRF Ltd.
While initiating the sunset review, the Indian authorities decided on August 18th, 2015 to extend up to July 29th, 2016 the existing anti-dumping duty imposed on August 25th, 2011 by Notification No. 82/2011-Customs (Notification No. 43/2015-Customs (ADD), 18.08.2015).
On 8 August 2016, following the conclusion the above-mentioned sunset review the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification extending the definitive anti-dumping duty (Notification No. 42/2016-Customs (ADD), 08.08.2016). The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in or exported from China is USD 0.034 or USD 0.538 per kilogram depending on the company. The definitive duty is in force for a period of five years.