ANNOUNCEMENT 28 Oct 2014

In October 2014, the government of India initiated a new anti-dumping investigation.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 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 Notification, Initiation of investigation for imposition of anti-dumping duty on imports of 'Melamine Tableware and Kitchenware products' originating in or exported from China PR, Thailand and Vietnam, 28.10.2014:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adint_Melamine_Tableware_Kitchenware_ChinaPR_Thailand_Vietnam.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 imports of Melamine Tableware and Kitchenware products from China PR, Thailand and Vietnam, 20.10.2015: http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adfin_Melamine_Tableware_Kitchenware_ChinaPR_Thailand_Vietnam.pdf

Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 55/2015-Customs (ADD), 04.12.2015: http://www.cbec.gov.in/htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2015/cs-add2015/csadd55-2015


Inception date: 04 Dec 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On 28 October 2014, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of melamine tableware and kitchenware products (manufactured from melamine molding compound) from China, Thailand and Viet Nam.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 3924.1010, 3924.1090, 3924.9090, 3926.4049 and 3926.9099.
This follows the application lodged by Hamilton Housewares Pvt. Limited, company that accounts for a major proportion of the domestic production of the subject goods.
 
On 20 October 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 China, Thailand and Viet Nam.
On 4 December 2015, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification imposing this definitive anti-dumping duty (Notification No. 55/2015-Customs (ADD), 04.12.2015). The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in China is USD 1284.16 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Thailand is USD 582.85 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Viet Nam is USD 1732.11 per metric ton. This definitive duty is effective for a period of five years.

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