ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Dec 2010
In December 2010, the government of India initiated a sunset review of the definitive antidumping duty imposed and in January 2013 the duty was extended for a new period. In January 2017, a sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was terminated in December 2017.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Initiation Notification, Initiation of Sunset review of Anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of 'Saccharin' originating in or exported from China PR, 08.12.2010:
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Final Findings, Sun Set Review of Anti-dumping duties imposed on imports of Saccharin originating in or exported from China PR, 07.12.2011:
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Notification No. 7/2012-Customs (ADD), 13.01.2012:
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Final Findings, Antidumping investigations involving import of Saccharin exported from or originating in China PR, 03.01.2007:
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Notification No. 41/2007-Customs, 19.03.2007:
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Initiation Notification (Sunset Review) of 10 January 2017, File No. 15/23/2016-DGAD: http://www.dgtr.gov.in/sites/default/files/Initiation%20Notification-Saccharin.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 03/2017-Customs (ADD), 19.01.2017: http://www.cbec.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2017/cs-add2017/csadd03-2017.pdf
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - India, document No. G/ADP/N/308/IND, issued on 19 April 2018: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=244719,239311,235858,235616,231703,228089,135495,135494,135081,135036&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True
On December 8, 2010, the Indian authorities initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of saccharin (a non-nutritive sweetener considered to be low-calorie substitute for cane sugar) from China.
The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 2925.1100.
On December 7, 2011, the Indian authorities issued their final findings of the sunset review. They recommended the continuation of the existing anti-dumping measure.
On January 13, 2012, the Indian authorities issued the notification of extension of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of saccharin from China (Notification No. 7/2012-Customs (ADD), 13.01.2012). The anti-dumping duty is imposed on products classified under the following HS codes: 2925.1100, 2915.1100, 2925.1900, 2925.2990, 2914.2120, 2942.0090, 3004.9099, 3306.9000 and 3824.9090. The amount of the duty is USD 2.69 per kilogram. This duty is effective for a period of five years.
The original anti-dumping duty was decided on January 3, 2007, and imposed by Notification No. 41/2007-Customs on March 19, 2007. The amount of this duty ranged from USD 717.21 to USD 2,151.33 per metric ton, depending on the Chinese producer.
On 10 January 2017, the Indian authorities initiated a sunset review of the above-mentioned anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of the subject goods from China.
On 19 January 2017, in connection with the above sunset review the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification extending the definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject good originating in or exported from China for one year i.e. until 18 January 2018 (Notification No. 03/2017-Customs (ADD)).
On 30 December 2017, the definitive duty was terminated following the conclusion of the sunset review.