ANNOUNCEMENT 20 May 2013
In May 2013, the government of India initiated a new anti-dumping investigation and definitive duties were imposed in February 2015. In September 2018, the definitive duty was terminated following the conclusion of a midterm review.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Initiation of Anti-Dumping Duty investigation concerning imports of 'Graphite Electrodes of all diameters' originating in or exported from China PR, 20.05.2013:
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Extension of time period for completing the antidumping investigation, Anti Dumping Investigation concerning imports of Graphite Electrodes of all diameters originating in or exported from China PR, 12.06.2014:
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Final Findings, Anti-Dumping Investigation concerning import of 'Graphite Electrodes of all diameters' originating in or exported from China PR, 19.11.2014:
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 04/2015-Customs (ADD), 13.02.2015:
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Notification No. 44/2018--Customs (ADD), 06.09.2018: http://www.cbic.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2018/cs-add2018/csadd44-2018.pdf;jsessionid=5CDCC2F942CA2A21B1FAF9144AF1DC15
On May 20, 2013, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce, initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of graphite electrodes of all diameters from China.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 8545.1100, 8545.1900, 3801.1000, 3801.9000, 8311.9000, 8535.4010, 8545.1100, 8545.1900, 8545.9090 and 8547.1090.
On June 12, 2014, the Indian authorities extended the time for completing the investigation up to November 19, 2014.
On November 19, 2014, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, issued its final findings and recommended the imposition of a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of graphite electrodes originating in China.
On February 13, 2015, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification imposing this definitive anti-dumping duty (Notification No. 04/2015-Customs (ADD), 13.02.2015). The amount of the definitive duty ranges from USD 278.19 to USD 922.03 per metric ton, depending on the producing and exporting companies. This definitive duty is effective for a period of five years.
On 6 September 2018, the Indian authorities terminated the definitive duty imposed on imports of graphite electrodes from China following the conclusion of a mid-term review.