ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Dec 2010
In December 2010, the government of India initiated a new anti-dumping investigation and a definitive duty was imposed in October 2012. A sunset review was initiated in September 2017 and terminated the definitive duty in March 2018.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Bown, Chad P.:"Global Antidumping Database" http://econ.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTDEC/EXTRESEARCH/0,,contentMDK:22574930~pagePK:64214825~piPK:64214943~theSitePK:469382,00.html
Notification 48/2012 , 8 October 2012, on the news website taxalertindia:
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry: http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adfin_Melamine_EU_Iran_Indonesia_Japan.pdf
See also WTO document G/ADP/N/223/IND
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Case No. SSR 14/2017, file No. 7/14/2017-DGAD, 22 September 2017: http://www.dgtr.gov.in/sites/default/files/Melamine%20Initiation%20Notification%20-%20English.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 47/2017-Customs (ADD), 06.10.2017: http://www.cbec.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2017/cs-add2017/47%20of%202017%20cus(ADD)%20english.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 09/2018-Customs (ADD), 19.03.2018: http://www.cbec.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2018/cs-add2018/csadd09-2018.pdf
On 7 December 2010 India decided to initiate anti-dumping investigations on imports of melamine originating from the European Union, Japan, Indonesia and Iran.
The 8 digit HS code for the subject product is 2933 6100.
On 7 December 2011 the investigation was extended for a further 6 months.
On 1 June 2012 the designated Authority issued a final finding. Evidence of a dumping practice was found and material injury to the domestic industry was confirmed.
The Authority recommends the application of a duty on all imports of subject goods originating in or exported from the countries of the EU, Japan, Indonesia and Iran.
On 8 October 2012, the duty varies between the countries ( from USD 1446 per tonne to USD 1573 tonne) and was finally imposed by the Department of Revenue on 8 October 2012 (Notification 48/2012).
On 22 September 2017, the Indian authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from the European Union, Japan, Indonesia and Iran. This follows the application lodged by Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd.
On 6 October 2017, in connection with the above sunset review the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification extending the definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject good from the European Union, Japan, Indonesia and Iran for one year i.e. until 7 October 2018.
On 19 March 2018, the Indian authorities terminated the definitive duty and sunset review on imports of melamine from European Union, Japan, Indonesia and Iran.