ANNOUNCEMENT 27 Feb 2009

In February 2009, the government of India initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty and was extended in May 2010. In April 2015 a sunset review was again initiated and in June 2016 the duty was extended. In February 2021, a sunset review was initiated. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

3

  • 1 harmful
  • 2 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Initiation Notification, Sunset Review of anti-dumping duty imposed against Polytetrafluroethylene (PTFE) originating in or exported from Russia, 27.02.2009:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adint_SSR_II_ptfe.htm
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Final Findings, Sunset Review regarding anti dumping duty imposed on imports of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) originating in or exported from Russia, 26.02.2010:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adfin_SSR_II_ptfe.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Notification No. 57/2010-Customs, 03.05.2010:
http://cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2k10/cs-tarr2k10/cs57-2k10.htm
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Initiation of Sunset Review investigation for imposition of anti-dumping duty on imports of 'Polytetrafluoroethylene or PTFE' originating in or exported from Russia, 13.04.2015:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adint_SSR_III_ptfe.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 17/2015-Customs (ADD), 01.05.2015:
http://www.cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2015/cs-add2015/csadd17-2015.htm

Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 23/2016-Customs (ADD), 06.06.2016: http://www.cbec.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2016/cs-add2016/csadd23-2016.pdf


Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 22/2017-Customs (ADD), 16.05.2017: http://www.cbec.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2017/cs-add2017/csadd22-2017.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Initiation Notification 07/07/2020-DGTR, 16.04.2020: http://www.dgtr.gov.in/sites/default/files/PTFE%20English.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Initiation Notification 07/07/2020-DGTR, 08.05.2020: http://www.dgtr.gov.in/sites/default/files/PTFE%20Termination%20Notification%20English.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Trade Remedies, File No. 7/47/2021-DGTR, 12 February 2021: https://www.dgtr.gov.in/sites/default/files/Initiation%20Notification%20%28English%29-PTFE%20%28SSR%29.pdf

Inception date: 03 May 2010 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On February 27, 2009, the Indian authorities initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of polytetrafluoroethylene from Russia. The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 3904.6100.

On February 26, 2010, the Indian authorities issued their final findings of the sunset review. They recommended the continuation of the existing anti-dumping measure.
 
On May 3, 2010, the Indian authorities issued the notification of extension of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of polytetrafluoroethylene from Russia (Notification No. 57/2010-Customs, 03.05.2010). This duty is effective for a period of five years.

On April 13th, 2015, the Indian authorities initiated a sunset review of the above-mentioned anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of polytetrafluoroethylene from Russia. This follows the application lodged by M/s. Gujarat Fluorochemicals Ltd., the major domestic producer of the subject good.

On May 1st, 2015, the Indian authorities issued the notification of provisional extension of the anti-dumping duty imposed by Notification No. 57/2010-Customs dated May 3rd, 2010 (Notification No. 17/2015-Customs (ADD), 01.05.2015). This duty remains in force up to and inclusive of May 2nd, 2016.
 
On 6 June 2016, following the conclusion of the above-mentioned sunset review the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification extending the definitive anti-dumping duty (Notification No. 23/2016-Customs (ADD), 06.06.2016). The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in or exported from Russia is USD 739.77 per tonne. This definitive duty is effective for a period of five years.

On 16 May 2017, the Indian authorities amended the duty imposed through notification 23/2016 of 6 June 2016. The rate of duty is amended to USD 874.56 per tonne.

On 12 February 2021, the Indian authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject goods from Russia. The review follows the application lodged by Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited.

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Inception date: No inception date

Anti-circumvention

On 16 April 2020, the Indian authorities initiated an anti-circumvention investigation on imports of polytetrafluoroethylene from the Republic of Korea. This investigation follows suspicion that the definitive antidumping duty imposed on polytetrafluoroethylene from Russia may be circumvented. The products subject to investigation are classified under HS code subheading 3904.61.00. The complaint was lodged by Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited.

On 8 May 2020, the Indian authorities terminated the anti-circumvention investigation following the withdrawal of the application by Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited.

Inception date: No inception date

Anti-circumvention

On 19 June 2020, the Indian authorities initiated an anti-circumvention investigation on imports of polytetrafluoroethylene from the Republic of Korea. This investigation follows suspicion that the definitive antidumping duty imposed on polytetrafluoroethylene from Russia may be circumvented. The products subject to investigation are classified under HS code subheading 3904.61.00. The complaint was lodged by Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited. Notably, the company already positioned for an anti-circumvention duty to be imposed on the subject good from the Republic of Korea in April 2020. The application was withdrawn in May 2020, see related intervention.