ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Aug 2012
In August 2012, the European Commission initiated a new anti-subsidy investigation and imposed definitive duties in September 2013. In September 2018, the definitive duty was terminated.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Official Journal of the European Union, 10.08.2012, C 240/6:
Official Journal of the European Union, 08.05.2013, L 126/19:
Official Journal of the European Union, 07.09.2013, L 240/1:
WTO, Committee on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures - Semi-annual report under Article 25.11 of the Agreement - European Union, Document No. G/SCM/N/342/EU, issued on 16 April 2019: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=253376,253379,253321,253320,253182,253081,253082,253073,253085,252659&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=2&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=False&HasSpanishRecord=False
On 10 August 2012, the European Commission announced the initiation of an anti-subsidy investigation on imports of certain stainless steel wires originating in India. The complaint was lodged on 28 June 2012 by the European Confederation of Iron and Steel Industries. The products subject to investigations are classified under the following HS codes: 7223.0019 and 7223.0099.
On May 3, 2013, the European Commission announced the imposition of a provisional countervailing duty on imports of the subject products. The rate of duty ranged from 3.1% to 4.3% depending on the company. This provisional countervailing duty was applicable for a period of 4 months, starting on May 9, 2013.
On September 2, 2013, the European Union decided to impose a definitive countervailing duty on imports of stainless steel wires from India. The rate of duty ranges from 3.0% to 3.7% depending on the company. This definitive CVD has entered into force on September 8, 2013.
On 8 September 2018, the European Union terminated the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from India. The duty was terminated as it was set to expire.