ANNOUNCEMENT 07 May 2015In May 2015, the government of India initiated a new anti-dumping investigation.
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Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Initiation Notification, Initiation of Anti-Dumping Duty investigation concerning import of 'Plain medium density Fibre Board having thickness of 6mm and above' originating in or exported from Indonesia and Vietnam, 07.05.2015:
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 34/2016-Customs (ADD), 14.07.2016: http://www.cbec.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2016/cs-add2016/csadd34-2016.pdf
On May 7th, 2015, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of plain medium density fibre board (having thickness of 6mm and above) from Indonesia and Vietnam. The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code subheading: 4411. This follows the application lodged by M/s Greenply Industries Ltd. and M/s Mangalam Timber Products Ltd.
On 14 July 2016, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on above products from Indonesia and Viet Nam (Notification No. 34/2016-Customs (ADD), 14.07.2016). The amount of duty imposed on imports originating in or exported from Viet Nam is between USD 14.84 and 63.99 per cubic meter depending on the company. The amount of duty imposed on imports originating in or exported from Indonesia is between USD 14.71 and 64.35 per cubic meter depending on the company. This definitive duty is effective for a period of five years.