ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Dec 2012

In December 2012, the government of India initiated a new anti-dumping investigation and in May 2015 definitive duties were imposed. In August 2018, a sunset review was initiated. In April 2019, the definitive duty was extended for a new period. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Initiation of anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of Cast Aluminum Alloy Wheels or Alloy Road Wheels used in Motor Vehicles, whether or not attached with their accessories, of a size in diameters ranging from 12 inches to 24 inches, originating in or exported from China PR, Korea RP and Thailand, 10.12.2012:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adint_Cast_Aluminum_Alloy_Wheels_Alloy_Road_Wheels_KoreaRP_Thailand.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Extension of time period of anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of Cast Aluminum Alloy Wheels or Alloy Road Wheels used in Motor Vehicles, whether or not attached with their accessories, of a size in diameters ranging from 12 inches to 24 inches, originating in or exported from China PR, Korea RP and Thailand, 18.12.2013:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adint_Ext_time_Cast_Aluminum_Alloy_Wheels_Alloy_Road_Wheels_KoreaRP_Thailand.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Preliminary Findings, Anti-Dumping Investigations concerning imports of Cast Aluminium Alloy Wheels or Alloy Road Wheels used in Motor Vehicles, whether or not attached with their accessories, of a size in diameters ranging from 12 inches to 24 inches, originating in or exported from China PR, Korea RP and Thailand, 13.01.2014:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adperf_Cast_Aluminum_Alloy_Wheels_Alloy_Road_Wheels_KoreaRP_Thailand.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 15/2014-Customs (ADD), 11.04.2014:
http://www.cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2014/cs-add2014/csadd15-2014.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Extension of time period of anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of Cast Aluminum Alloy Wheels or Alloy Road Wheels used in Motor Vehicles, whether or not attached with their accessories, of a size in diameters ranging from 12 inches to 24 inches, originating in or exported from China PR, Korea RP and Thailand, 08.05.2014:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adint_Ext_time_2_Cast_Aluminum_Alloy_Wheels_Alloy_Road_Wheels_KoreaRP_Thailand.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Final Findings, Anti-Dumping Investigations concerning imports of Cast Aluminium Alloy Wheels or Alloy Road Wheels used in Motor Vehicles, whether or not attached with their accessories, of a size in diameters ranging from 12 inches to 24 inches, originating in or exported from China PR, Korea RP and Thailand, 09.06.2014:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adpfin_Cast_Aluminum_Alloy_Wheels_Alloy_Road_Wheels_KoreaRP_Thailand.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 21/2015-Customs (ADD), 22.05.2015:
http://www.cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2015/cs-add2015/csadd21-2015.htm


Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Case No. SSR 16/2018, File No. 7/31/2018-DGTR of 10 August 2018: http://www.dgtr.gov.in/sites/default/files/Initiation_Notification-ARW.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 17/2019-Customs (ADD), 09.04.2019: http://www.cbic.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2019/cs-add2019/csadd17-2019.pdf;jsessionid=1F6EB56D813AC7D29463207E8074C64B

Inception date: 11 Apr 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On December 10th, 2012, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of cast aluminum alloy wheels or alloy road wheels used in motor vehicles (whether or not attached with their accessories), of a size in diameters ranging from 12 inches to 24 inches, from China, South Korea and Thailand.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 8708.70.
This follows the application lodged by the Aluminium Association of India on behalf of one of its member companies, namely M/s-Synergies Castings Limited.
 
On December 18th, 2013, the Indian authorities extended the time for completing the investigation up to March 9th, 2014.
 
On January 13th, 2014, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, issued its preliminary findings and recommended the imposition of a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of cast aluminium alloy wheels from China, South Korea and Thailand.
On April 11th, 2014, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification imposing this provisional anti-dumping duty (Notification No. 15/2014-Customs (ADD), 11.04.2014).
The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in China ranges from USD 1.37 to USD 2.15 per kilogram, depending on the company. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in South Korea is USD 1.18 per kilogram. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Thailand is USD 1.06 per kilogram.
This provisional duty was effective for a period of six months.
 
On May 8th, 2014, the Indian authorities extended again the time for completing the investigation up to June 9th, 2014.
 
On June 9th, 2014, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, issued its final findings and recommended the imposition of a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of cast aluminium alloy wheels from China, South Korea and Thailand.
On May 22nd, 2015, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification imposing this definitive anti-dumping duty (Notification No. 21/2015-Customs (ADD), 22.05.2015).
The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in China ranges from USD 1.37 to USD 2.15 per kilogram, depending on the company. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in South Korea is USD 1.18 per kilogram. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Thailand is USD 1.06 per kilogram.
This definitive duty is effective for a period of five years from the date of imposition of the provisional anti-dumping duty, i.e. from April 11th, 2014.

On 10 August 2018, the Indian authorities initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty imposed on the subject good from China, the Republic of Korea and Thailand. This follows the application lodged by Synergies Castings Ltd and Kosei Minda Aluminium Company Ltd.

On 9 April 2019, the Indian Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue extended the definitive duty imposed on imports of cast aluminium alloy wheels or alloy road wheels used in motor vehicles from China, the Republic of Korea and Thailand following the conclusion of a sunset review. The rate of duty on import from China is USD 0.08 or 2.15 per kilogramme. The rate of duty on imports from the Republic of Korea is USD 1.18 per kilogramme. The rate of duty on imports from Thailand is USD 1.06 per kilogramme. The duty is in force for a period of five years.

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