ANNOUNCEMENT 02 Nov 2017
In November 2017, the Indian Directorate General of Antidumping & Allied Duties, Ministry of Commerce and Industry initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of uncoated copier paper from Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore. In December 2018, a definitive duty was imposed.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, File No. 6/32/2017: http://www.dgtr.gov.in/sites/default/files/Uncoated%20paper%20-%20Initiation%20Notification.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 56/2018-Customs (ADD), 04.12.2018: http://www.cbic.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2018/cs-add2018/csadd56-2018.pdf;jsessionid=C1E915731CD984382F24B3CE2B5622F5
The antidumping investigation was initiated on 2 November 2017. The products subject to investigation are classified under HS code 4802. The investigation follows the application lodged by JK Paper Limited, JK Paper Limited, The West Coast Paper Mills Ltd., Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited Ltd and Ballarpur Industries Limited.
On 4 December 2018, the Indian authorities imposed a definitive antidumping duty on imports of uncoated copier paper from Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore. The rate of duty on imports from Thailand, Indonesia or Singapore is USD 855.01 per metric tonne. The duty is in force for a period of three years.