ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Jul 2012
In July 2012, the government of India initiated a new anti-dumping investigation and a definitive duty was imposed in January 2014. In June 2018, a sunset review was initiated and the duty was then terminated in January 2019.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Initiation of Anti-Dumping Duty Investigation concerning imports of 4, 4 Diamini Stilbene 2, 2 Disulphonic Acid (DASDA) originating in or exported from China PR, 26.07.2012: http://commerce.nic.in/DOC/writereaddata/traderemedies/adint_Disulphonic_Acid_DASDA_China%20PR.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Notification No. 09/2014-Customs, 23.01.2014:
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Initiation of Mid Term Review (MTR) of the anti-dumping duties imposed on the imports of '4,4Diamino Stilbene2, 2 Disulphonic Acid' (DASDA) originating in or exported from China PR, 01.10.2015:
Government of India, Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue, Notification No. 52/2016-Customs (ADD) of 9 November 2016: http://www.cbec.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2016/cs-add2016/csadd52-2016.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Trade Remedies, File No. 7/22/2018-DGTR, issued on 26 June 2018: http://www.dgtr.gov.in/sites/default/files/Initiation_Notification_DASDA-English.pdf
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - 1 January - 30 June 2019 - India (G/ADP/N/328/IND), issued on 28 October 2019: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/SS/directdoc.aspx?filename=q:/G/ADP/N328IND.pdf
On July 26, 2012, the Indian authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of 4.4 diamini stilbene 2.2 disulphonic acid (DASDA) from China. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 2921.5990 and 2921.4290.
On 23 January 2014, the Indian authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of 4.4 diamini stilbene 2.2 disulphonic acid (DASDA) from China (Notification No. 09/2014-Customs). The products subject to duties are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 2921.42.90, 2921.59.90, 2922.21.90, 2922.29.90 and 2930.90.99. The amount of the definitive duty is USD 460 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Hebei Hua-Chem Dye Chemical Co., Ltd. whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 270 per metric ton. The measure is in force for a period of five years.
On October 1st, 2015, the Indian Directorate General of Anti-dumping & Allied Duties, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, initiated a mid-term review of the above-mentioned anti-dumping measure. This review follows an application lodged by the Dyestuffs Manufactures Association of India, Mumbai, a representative body of importers/users of the subject goods. It claimed that the circumstances that were prevalent during the period of investigation of the original investigation have changed significantly, leading to a situation where the existing anti-dumping duties are no longer warranted.
On 9 November 2016, the Indian Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue issued Notification No.52/2016-Customs (ADD) amending the definitive anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good originating in or exported from China. The amendment follows the conclusion of the above mid-term review. The rate of duty is USD 477 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Tsaker Chemical (Dongguang) Co. Ltd. whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 99 per metric ton.
On 26 June 2018, the Indian authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China. This follows the application lodged by Deepak Nitrite Industries Ltd.
On 22 January 2019, the Indian authorities terminated the definitive duty imposed on imports of 4.4 diamini stilbene 2.2 disulphonic acid (DASDA) from China following the conclusion of a sunset review.