ANNOUNCEMENT 12 Jul 2013

In July 2013, the government of India initiated a new anti-dumping investigation and in April 2015 a definitive duty was imposed. In August 2019, a sunset review was initiated. In April 2020, the definitive duty was terminated on imports from Australia and the EU. In June 2020, the definitive duty was extended for a new period concerning imports from Singapore.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 2 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 Flexible Slabstock Polyol, originating in or exported from Australia, EU and Singapore, 12.07.2013:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/initiation_FSP.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 antidumping investigation, Anti-Dumping investigation concerning imports of Flexible Slabstock Polyol originating in or exported from Australia, EU and Singapore, 23.07.2014:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adint_Ext_Time_Flexible_Slabstock_Polyol_Australia_EU_Singapore.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Final Findings, Anti-Dumping Investigation concerning import of
'Flexible Slabstock Polyol' originating in or exported from Australia, EU and Singapore, 11.01.2015:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adfin_Flexible_Slabstock_Polyol_Australia_EU_Singapore.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 09/2015-Customs (ADD), 07.04.2015:
http://www.cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2015/cs-add2015/csadd09-2015.htm


Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Trade Remedies, File No. 7/12/2019-DGTR, issued on 9 August 2019: http://www.dgtr.gov.in/sites/default/files/initiation%20flexible%20scan.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 14/2020-Customs (ADD), issued on 9 June 2020: https://www.cbic.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2020/cs-add2020/csadd14-2020.pdf

Inception date: 07 Apr 2015 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On July 12, 2013, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce, initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of flexible slabstock polyol from Australia, the European Union and Singapore.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 3907.2000.
This follows the application lodged by M/s. Manali Petrochemicals Ltd. on behalf of the domestic industry.
 
On July 23, 2014, the Indian authorities extended the time for completing the investigation up to January 11, 2015.
 
On January 11, 2015, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce, issued its final findings and recommended the imposition of a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject goods originating in Australia, the European Union and Singapore.
On April 7, 2015, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification imposing this definitive anti-dumping duty (Notification No. 09/2015-Customs (ADD), 07.04.2015). The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Australia is USD 135.96 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in the European Union is USD 154.94 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Singapore is USD 67.79 per metric ton.
This definitive duty is effective for a period of five years.

On 9 August 2019, the Indian authorities initiated a sunset review on imports of flexible slabstock polyol from Singapore. This follows the application lodged by Manali Petrochemicals Ltd. No sunset review was initiated on imports of the subject good from Australia and the EU. The definitive duty is set to expire in April 2020 unless extended for a new period. 

On 7 April 2020, the definitive duties imposed on imports of flexible slabstock polyol from Australia and the European Union were terminated. The duties were terminated as they were set to expire unless extended following a sunset review.

On 9 June 2020, the Indian Department of Revenue extended the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from Singapore. The rate of duty is USD 45.73 or 153.89 per tonne depending on the company. The measure is in force for a period of five years.

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Inception date: 07 Apr 2015 | Removal date: 06 Apr 2020

Anti-dumping

On 12 July 2013, the Indian authorities initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of flexible slabstock polyol from Australia and the European Union as well as Singapore., see related intervention. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 3907.2000. This follows the application lodged by M/s. Manali Petrochemicals Ltd. on behalf of the domestic industry.

On 7 April 2015, the Indian Ministry of Finance imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty (Notification No. 09/2015-Customs (ADD), 07.04.2015). The rate of duty imposed on imports from Australia is USD 135.96 per metric ton. The rate of duty imposed on imports from the European Union is USD 154.94 per metric ton. Additionally, a duty was imposed on imports from Singapore, see related intervention. This definitive duty is effective for a period of five years.

On 9 August 2019, the Indian authorities initiated a sunset review on imports of flexible slabstock polyol from Singapore. This follows the application lodged by Manali Petrochemicals Ltd. No sunset review was initiated on imports of the subject good from Australia and the EU. The definitive duty is set to expire in April 2020 unless extended for a new period. 

On 7 April 2020, the definitive duty was terminated on imports of the subject good from Australia and the EU. The duty was terminated as it was set to expire unless extended through the initiation of a sunset review. The definitive duty on imports from Singapore still remains in force, see related intervention.