ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Nov 2019

In November 2019, the Indian authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of polybutadiene rubber 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. 22/7/2019-DGTR, issued on 7 November 2019: http://www.dgtr.gov.in/sites/default/files/Initiation%20-%20PBR%20safeguard.pdf

Inception date: No inception date

Safeguard

On 7 November 2019, the Indian authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of polybutadiene rubber from the Republic of Korea. The products subject to investigation are classified under HS code subheading 4002.20.00. This follows an application lodged by Reliance Industries Limited. 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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