ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Mar 2009

In March 2009, the government of India imposed a provisional duty on certain types of yarn from China, Thailand and Vietnam and a definitive duty was imposed in November 2009. In March 2014, a sunset review was initiated on imports from Thailand and CHina whilst the definitive duty on imports from Viet Nam was terminated. In October 2015, the definitive duty was extended for a new period. In April 2020, a sunset review was initiated. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 2 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Initiation of Anti-dumping investigations on imports of All Fully Drawn or Fully Oriented Yarn/Spin Draw Yarn/Flat Yarn of Polyester (FDY) from China PR, Thailand and Vietnam, 06.05.2008:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adint_fdyarn_ChinaPr_Thailand_Vietnam.htm
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Preliminary Findings, 23.01.2009:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adpref_fdyarn_ChinaPr_Thailand_Vietnam.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Notification No.29/2009-Customs, 26.03.2009:
http://www.cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2k9/cs29-2k9.htm
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Final Findings, 29.09.2009:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adfin_fdyarn_ChinaPr_Thailand_Vietnam.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Notification No. 124/2009-Customs, 11.11.2009:
http://www.cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2k9/cs124-2k9.htm
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Initiation of Sunset Review, 24.03.2014:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adint_SSR_fdyarn_ChinaPr_Thailand_Vietnam.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Notification No. 18 /2014-Customs (ADD), 09.05.2014:
http://www.cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2014/cs-add2014/csadd18-2014.htm
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Extension of time period for completing the anti dumping investigation concerning imports of All Fully Drawn or Fully Oriented Yarn/Spin Draw Yarn/Flat Yarn of
Polyester (non-textured and non-POY) from the People's Republic of China and Thailand, 30.03.2015:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adint_SSR_Ext_Time_fdyarn_ChinaPr_Thailand.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Extension of time period for completing the anti dumping investigation concerning imports of All Fully Drawn or Fully Oriented Yarn/Spin Draw Yarn/Flat Yarn of
Polyester (non-textured and non-POY) from the People's Republic of China and Thailand, 07.07.2015:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adint_SSR_2nd_Ext_Time_fdyarn_ChinaPr_Thailand_vietnam.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Final Findings, Sunset Review (SSR) anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of 'All Fully Drawn or Fully Oriented Yarn / Spin Draw Yarn / Flat Yarn of Polyester (non-textured and non-POY) and other yarns' originating in or exported from China PR and Thailand, 22.09.2015:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adfin_SSR_fdyarn_ChinaPr_Thailand.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 51/2015-Customs (ADD), 21.10.2015:
http://www.cbec.gov.in/htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2015/cs-add2015/csadd51-2015


Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Initiation Notification 07/09/2020-DGTR, 15.04.2020: http://www.dgtr.gov.in/sites/default/files/SSR%20FDY%20ENGLISH.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 32/2020-Customs (ADD), 19.10.2020: https://www.cbic.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2020/cs-add2020/csadd32-2020.pdf

Inception date: 26 Mar 2009 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On May 6, 2008, the Indian authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of all fully drawn or fully oriented yarn/spin draw yarn/flat yarn of polyester (non-textured and non-POY) from China, Thailand and Vietnam.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 5402.4700.
 
On January 23, 2009, the Indian authorities in their preliminary findings found evidence of positive dumping margin concerning all fully drawn or fully oriented yarn/spin draw yarn/flat yarn of polyester (non-textured and non-POY) from China and Thailand as well as Vietnam, see related intervention. Thus, a provisional anti-dumping duty was imposed on March 26, 2009 (Notification No. 29/2009 - Customs, 26.03.2009). The products subject to duties are classified under the following HS code: 5402.4700.
 
On September 29, 2009, the Indian authorities issued their final findings and recommended the imposition of a definitive anti-dumping duty. This definitive duty was imposed on November 11, 2009 (Notification No.124/2009-Customs, 11.11.2009). This definitive anti-dumping duty took effect from the date of imposition of the provisional anti-dumping duty, that is, March 26, 2009, and is applicable for a period of five years.
 
On March 24, 2014, the Indian authorities initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of the above-mentioned products from China and Thailand.
Since there have been no imports from Vietnam during the injury period, Vietnam is excluded from the scope of the sunset review, see related intervention. 
 
On May 9, 2014, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued a notification to extend the validity of the definitive duty imposed on November 11, 2009 for a further period of one year, i.e. upto and inclusive of March 25, 2015, as far as China and Thailand are concerned (No. 18 /2014-Customs (ADD), 09.05.2014).
 
On March 30th, 2015, the Indian authorities extended the time for completing the sunset review up to June 23rd, 2015.
 
On July 7th, 2015, the Indian authorities further extended the time for completing the sunset review up to September 23rd, 2015.
 
On September 22nd, 2015, the Indian Directorate General of Anti-dumping & Allied Duties, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, issued its final findings of the sunset review. It recommended the continuation of the existing anti-dumping measure.
 
On October 21st, 2015, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification of extension of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of the above-mentioned goods originating in China and Thailand (Notification No. 51/2015-Customs (ADD), 21.10.2015).
The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in China is USD 547 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Jiangsu Hengli Chemical Fibre Co. Ltd. whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 256 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Thailand is USD 248.63 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Indorama Polyester Industries Public Company Limited (formerly Indo Poly (Thailand) Ltd.) whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 57.78 per metric ton.
This duty is effective for a period of five years.

On 15 April 2020, the Indian authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from Thailand and China. This follows the application lodged by the Association of Synthetic Fibre Industry.

On 19 October 2020, the Indian authorities extended the definitive duty on imports of the subject good from China and Thailand until 30 November 2020 following the initiation of the sunset review.

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Inception date: 26 Mar 2009 | Removal date: 25 Mar 2014

Anti-dumping

On May 6, 2008, the Indian authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of all fully drawn or fully oriented yarn/spin draw yarn/flat yarn of polyester (non-textured and non-POY) from China, Thailand and Vietnam.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 5402.4700.
 
On 26 March 2009, the Indian authorities imposed a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of of all fully drawn or fully oriented yarn/spin draw yarn/flat yarn of polyester (non-textured and non-POY) from Viet Nam as well as China and Thailand (see related state act).
On 11 November 2009, a definitive duty was imposed on imports of the subject good from the subject countries (Notification No.124/2009-Customs, 11.11.2009). This definitive antidumping duty took effect from the date of imposition of the provisional anti-dumping duty, that is, March 26, 2009, and is applicable for a period of five years.
 
On 24 March 24, the Indian authorities initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject products from China and Thailand, see related intervention.
Since there have been no imports from Viet Nam during the injury period, Viet Nam is excluded from the scope of the sunset review. Therefore the antidumping measure expired on 25 March 2014 on imports from Viet Nam.