ANNOUNCEMENT 20 Nov 2008

In November 2008, the government of India updated an existing Anti-dumping duty for the first time since the start of GTA monitoring. In June 2015, the definitive duty imposed on imports of acrylic fibre from the Republic of Korea and Thailand was extended following the conclusion of a sunset review initiated in September 2013. In September 2019, a sunset review was initiated. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 2 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Initiation Notification, Sunset review of anti-dumping duty imposed on Acrylic Fibre originating in or exported from Korea RP and Thailand, 08.10.2007:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adint_SSR_Acrylic_Fibre_Thai_KoreaRP.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 113/2007-Customs, 16.11.2007:
http://www.cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2k7/cs113-2k7.htm
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 106/2002-Customs, 09.10.2002:
http://www.cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2k2/cs106-2k2.htm
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Final Findings, Sunset review of anti-dumping duty imposed on Acrylic Fibre originating in or
exported from Korea RP and Thailand, 03.10.2008:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adfin_SSR_Acrylic_Fibre_Thai_Korea_RP.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 123/2008-Customs, 20.11.2008:
http://www.cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2k8/cs123-2k8.htm
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Initiation Notification, Sunset review of anti-dumping duty imposed on Acrylic Fibre originating in or exported from Korea RP and Thailand, 24.09.2013:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adint_SSR2_Acrylic_Fibre_Thai_KoreaRP.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 27/2013-Customs (ADD), 08.11.2013:
http://www.cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2013/cs-add2013/csadd-27-2013.htm
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Final Findings in the sunset review of anti-dumping duty imposed on the imports of Acrylic Fibre originating in or exported from Korea RP and Thailand, 23.03.2015:
http://commerce.nic.in/writereaddata/traderemedies/adfin_SSR2_Acrylic_Fibre_Thai_KoreaRP.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 27/2015-Customs (ADD), 01.06.2015:
http://www.cbec.gov.in/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2015/cs-add2015/csadd27-2015.htm


Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Trade Remedies, File No. 7/18/2019-DGTR, issued on 30 September 2019: http://www.dgtr.gov.in/sites/default/files/Acrylic%20SSR%20English.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 10/2020-Customs (ADD), 29.05.2020: https://www.cbic.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2020/cs-add2020/csadd10-2020.pdf

Inception date: 20 Nov 2008 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On October 8th, 2007, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of acrylic fibre from South Korea and Thailand.
The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 5503.3000.
This review follows the application lodged by the Forum of Acrylic Fibres Manufacturers through the participating companies M/s. Indian Acrylics Ltd and M/s. Vardhman Acrylics Ltd.
 
While initiating the sunset review, the Indian authorities decided on November 16th, 2007 to extend up to October 8th, 2008 the existing definitive anti-dumping duty imposed on October 9th, 2002 by Notification No. 106/2002-Customs (Notification No. 113/2007-Customs, 16.11.2007).
 
On October 3rd, 2008, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, issued its final findings of the sunset review. It recommended the continuation of the existing anti-dumping measure.
On November 20th, 2008, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification of extension of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of acrylic fibre from South Korea and Thailand (Notification No. 123/2008-Customs, 20.11.2008).
The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in South Korea is USD 0.225 per kilogram. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Thailand is USD 0.313 per kilogram, at the exception of the company M/s. Thai Acrylic Fibre Co. Ltd. whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 0.16 per kilogram.
This duty is effective for a period of five years.
 
On September 24th, 2013, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, initiated a second sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of acrylic fibre from South Korea and Thailand.
This review follows the application lodged by M/s Indian Acrylics Ltd., M/s Vardhman Acrylics Ltd. and M/s Pasupati Acrylon Ltd.
 
While initiating the sunset review, the Indian authorities decided on November 8th, 2013 to extend up to November 19th, 2014 the existing definitive anti-dumping duty imposed on November 20th, 2008 by Notification No. 123/2008-Customs (Notification No. 27/2013-Customs (ADD), 08.11.2013).
 
On March 23rd, 2015, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, issued its final findings of the sunset review. It recommended the continuation of the existing anti-dumping measure.
On June 1st, 2015, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification of extension of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of acrylic fibre from South Korea and Thailand (Notification No. 27/2015-Customs (ADD), 01.06.2015).
The products subject to the duty are classified under the following HS codes: 5501.3000, 5503.3000 and 5506.3000.
The amount of duty imposed on imports originating in South Korea is USD 270 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Thailand is USD 493 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Thai Acrylic Fibre Company Ltd. whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 162 per metric ton.
This duty is effective for a period of five years.

On 30 September 2019, the Indian authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of acrylic fibre from Thailand. This follows the application lodged by Indian Acrylics Limited, Vardhman Acrylics Limited and Pasupati Acrylon Ltd. No sunset review was initiated concerning the definitive duty imposed on imports of acrylic fibre from the Republic of Korea. The duty imposed on the subject good from Korea is set to expire on 1 June 2020, see related intervention.

On 29 May 2020, the Indian authorities extended the definitive duty on imports of the subject good from Thailand for a period of six months following the initiation of the sunset review.

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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
Inception date: 20 Nov 2008 | Removal date: 01 Jun 2020

Anti-dumping

On November 20th, 2008, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification of extension of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of acrylic fibre from the Republic of Korea and Thailand (Notification No. 123/2008-Customs, 20.11.2008). The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in South Korea is USD 0.225 per kilogram. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Thailand is USD 0.313 per kilogram, at the exception of the company M/s. Thai Acrylic Fibre Co. Ltd. whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 0.16 per kilogram. This duty is effective for a period of five years.
 
On September 24th, 2013, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, initiated a second sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of acrylic fibre from South Korea and Thailand. This review follows the application lodged by M/s Indian Acrylics Ltd., M/s Vardhman Acrylics Ltd. and M/s Pasupati Acrylon Ltd.
 
While initiating the sunset review, the Indian authorities decided on November 8th, 2013 to extend up to November 19th, 2014 the existing definitive anti-dumping duty imposed on November 20th, 2008 by Notification No. 123/2008-Customs (Notification No. 27/2013-Customs (ADD), 08.11.2013).
 
On March 23rd, 2015, the Indian Directorate General of anti-dumping & allied duties, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, issued its final findings of the sunset review. It recommended the continuation of the existing anti-dumping measure.

On June 1st, 2015, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification of extension of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of acrylic fibre from South Korea and Thailand (Notification No. 27/2015-Customs (ADD), 01.06.2015). The products subject to the duty are classified under the following HS codes: 5501.3000, 5503.3000 and 5506.3000. The amount of duty imposed on imports originating in South Korea is USD 270 per metric ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Thailand is USD 493 per metric ton, at the exception of the company Thai Acrylic Fibre Company Ltd. whose exports are subject to a duty of USD 162 per metric ton. This duty is effective for a period of five years.

On 1 June 2020, the Indan authorities terminated the definitive duty imposed on the subject good from the Republic of Korea. The duty was terminated as no sunset review was initiated and the duty was thus set to expire. a sunset review was initiated on imports from Thailand, see related intervention.