ANNOUNCEMENT 09 Aug 2018
In August 2018, the Indian authorities initiated an anti-subsidy investigation on imports of welded stainless steel pipes and tubes from China and Viet Nam. In September 2019, a definitive countervailing duty was imposed.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Trade Remedies, File No. 6/22/2018- DGAD, 9 August 2018: http://www.dgtr.gov.in/sites/default/files/Initiation_Notification_Welded_Pipes_CVD.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 4/2019-Customs (CVD), issued on 17 September 2019: http://www.cbic.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2019/cs-others2019/cs-othrs-04-2019.pdf;jsessionid=9570148A2F512A5F5FCB6794D95EC147
The anti-subsidy investigation on imports of welded stainless steel pipes and tubes from China and Viet Nam was initiated on 9 August 2018. The products subject to investigation are classified under HS code subheadings: 7306.40.00, 7306.61.10, 7306.11.00 and 7306.21.00. The investigation follows the application lodged by Stainless Steel Pipe and Tubes Manufacturer Association, New Delhi; Stainless Steel Pipes & Tubes Manufacturers Association, Ahmedabad; South India Stainless Steel Pipe and Tubes Manufacturer Association; and Haryana Stainless Steel Pipe and Tube manufacturer Association.
On 17 September 2019, the Indian authorities imposed a definitive countervailing duty on imports of the subject good from China and Viet Nam. The rate of duty on imports from China is 21.74% or 29.88% of the CIF value depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Viet Nam is between 10.33% and 11.96% of the CIF value depending on the company. The products subject to antidumping duties are classified under the follow HS code subheadings: 7306.11.00, 7306.21.00, 7306.40.00, 7306.61.00 and 7306.69.00,
The duty is in force for a period of five years.