ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Jan 2015In January 2015, the European Commission initiated a new anti-subsidy investigation.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
European Commission, Notice No 2015/C 83/04, Notice of initiation of an anti-subsidy proceeding concerning imports of tubes and pipes of ductile cast iron (also known as spheroidal graphite cast iron), originating in India, Official Journal of the European Union, 11.03.2015, C 83, from p. C 83/4:
Official Journal of the European Union, Case No. R643: Notice No 2016/387 of 17 March 2016: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:JOL_2016_073_R_0001&from=EN
On March 11, 2015, the European Commission announced the initiation of an anti-subsidy investigation on imports of tubes and pipes of ductile cast iron (also known as spheroidal graphite cast iron) from India (Notice No 2015/C 83/04).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: ex 7303.0010 and ex 7303.0090.
The complaint was lodged on January 26, 2015 by Saint-Gobain PAM, Saint-Gobain PAM Deutschland GmbH and Saint-Gobain PAM España SA, on behalf of producers representing more than 25% of the EU production of the subject goods.
On 19 March 2016, the European Commission imposed a definitive countervailing duty on imports of the above-mentioned products originating in India (Commission Regulation (EU) No 2016/387 of 17 March 2016). The rate of this duty is 8.7% or 9% of the net free-at-Union-frontier price depending on the company.