ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Jan 2015
In January 2015, the government of India initiated a new anti-dumping investigation and a definitive duty was imposed in May 2016. In September 2020, a sunset review was initiated.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties, Initiation of anti-dumping investigation in respect of imports of Methyl Acetoacetate originating in or exported from United States of America (USA), and China PR, 07.01.2015:
Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Notification No. 22/2016-Customs (ADD), 31.05.2016: http://www.cbec.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/customs/cs-act/notifications/notfns-2016/cs-add2016/csadd22-2016.pdf
Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Directorate General of Trade Remedies, File No. 7/40/2020-DGTR, 30 September 2020: http://www.dgtr.gov.in/sites/default/files/Initiation%20Notification%20of%20Methyl%20Acetoacetate.pdf
On January 7th, 2015, the Indian Directorate General of Anti-dumping & Allied Duties, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of methyl acetoacetate from China and the United States of America. The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 2918.3040. This follows an application lodged by Laxmi Organic Industries Ltd.
On 31 May 2016, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued the Customs Notification imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty methyl acetoacetate from China and the United States of America (Notification No. 22/2016-Customs (ADD), 31.05.2016). The products subject to duty are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 2914.69.90, 2915.39.10, 2915.39.40, 2915.39.90, 2918.30.40, 2918.30.90, 2933.19.90, 2941.10.90 and 2918.99.00. The amount of duty imposed on imports originating in or exported from China is between USD 0.277 and USD 0.404 per kg depending on the company. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in or exported from the United States is USD 0.293 per kg. This definitive duty is effective for a period of five years.
On 30 September 2020, the Indian authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on import of the subject good from China. The review follows the application lodged by Laxmi Organics Industries Limited. No sunset review was initiated on imports from the United States and the duty will therefore expiry on 31 May 2021.