ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Oct 2019

In October 2019, the Indian authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of phthalic anhydride from the Republic of Korea. The investigation is still in progress.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 1 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Trade Remedies, File No. 22/8/2019-DGTR, issued on 1 October 2019: http://www.dgtr.gov.in/sites/default/files/Initiation%20-%20PAN%20safeguard%20Eng.pdf

Inception date: No inception date

Safeguard

On 1 October 2019, the Indian authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of phthalic anhydride from the Republic of Korea. The products subject to investigation are classified under HS code subheading 2917.35.00. This follows an application lodged by I G Petrochemicals Limited and Thirumalai Chemicals Ltd. Notably, the safeguard investigation is initiated under the 2017 rules concerning the Bilateral Safeguard Measures of the India-Korea Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement.

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