ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Dec 2008

In December 2008, the government of India imposed a definitive duty on sulphur blacks from China. In September 2014, the definitive duty was extended for a new period following the conclusion of a sunset review. In September 2019, the duty was terminated. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Initiation of Anti-Dumping Investigation concerning import of Sulphur Black from China PR, 26.06.2007:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adint_sulphur_Black_ChinaPR.htm
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Notification No.48/2008-Customs, 11.04.2008:
http://cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2k8/cs48-2k8.htm
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Notification No. 127/2008-Customs, 03.12.2008:
http://cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2k8/cs127-2k8.htm
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Initiation of Sun Set Review (SSR) investigation of the anti-dumping
duty imposed on the imports of 'Sulpher Black' originating in or exported from
China PR, 04.04.2013:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adint_SSR_sulphur_Black_ChinaPR.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Notification No.05 / 2013-CUSTOMS (ADD), 10.04.2013:
http://cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2013/cs-add2013/csadd-05-2013.htm
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Extension of time period of anti-dumping investigation on imports of "Sulphur Black" originating in or exported from China PR, 30.04.2014:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adint_Ext_Time_SSR_sulphur_Black_ChinaPR.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Final Findings, Sunset Review of Anti-dumping duties imposed on imports of Sulphur Black originating in or exported from China PR, 03.07.2014:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adfin_SSR_sulphur_Black_ChinaPR.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 41/2014-Customs (ADD), 18.09.2014:
http://www.cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2014/cs-add2014/csadd41-2014.htm


WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under Article 16.4 of the Agreement - 1 July - 31 December 2019 - India, Document No. G/ADP/N/335/IND, issued on 18 May 2020: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=263838,258173,253506,253059,248705,248524,246300,244719,239311,235858&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=False&HasSpanishRecord=False

Inception date: 03 Dec 2008 | Removal date: 17 Sep 2019

Anti-dumping

On June 26, 2007, the Indian authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of sulphur black from China.
The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 3204.1967.
On April 11, 2008, the Indian authorities imposed a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of sulphur black from China (Notification No.48/2008-Customs, 11.04.2008). The amount of the duty ranges from USD 208.09 to USD 496.86 per metric ton, depending on the producer.
On December 3, 2008, the Indian authorities decided to impose a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of sulphur black from China (Notification No. 127/2008-Customs, 03.12.2008). The rate of the duty ranges from 40.5% to 116.8% of the CIF value, depending on the producer. This definitive anti-dumping duty shall be levied with effect from the date of imposition of the provisional anti-dumping duty, that is, April 11, 2008.
 
On April 4, 2013, the Indian authorities decided to initiate a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of sulphur black from China (Notification Initiation of a Sunset Review, 04.04.2013).
On April 10, 2013, the Indian Ministry of Finance decided to extend the definitive anti-dumping duty imposed on December 3, 2008 for one year, up to April 10, 2014 (Notification No.05 / 2013-CUSTOMS (ADD), 10.04.2013).
On April 30, 2014, the Indian Ministry of Financedecided to extend the period of investigation for the notification of the final findings up to July 3, 2014.
On July 3, 2014, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce, issued its final findings and recommended that the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of sulphur black originating in China be prolonged.
On September 18, 2014, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification extending for five years this anti-dumping duty (Notification No. 41/2014-Customs (ADD), 18.09.2014). The amount of the duty is USD 766 per metric ton.

On 17 September 2019, the Indian authorities terminated the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China. The duty was terminated as it was set to expire after a period of five years unless extended.

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