Tags: Directorate General of Trade Remedies

Probe into dumping of low-density polyethylene in India initiated

Following a complaint by an industry association, probe into the alleged dumping of low-density polyethylene in India from six countries, including Singapore and the US has started. Chemicals and Petrochemicals Manufacturers Association on behalf of the domestic industry has filed an application before the commerce ministry’s investigation arm DGTR for initiation of an anti-dumping investigation […]

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India may extend anti-dumping duty on carbon black used in rubber industry

India may extend anti-dumping duty on imports of carbon black, used in rubber and tyre industry, from China and Russia as the domestic industry has approached the commerce ministry to investigate the matter. Following the complaint, the Directorate General of Trade Remedies has initiated the probe to examine whether the expiry of existing anti-dumping duty […]

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DGTR recommends antidumping duty on aluminium, zinc coated items

DGTR has recommended antidumping duty on aluminium and zinc coated flat products from China, Vietnam and Korea to guard domestic players from cheap imports, according to a notification.It has recommended duty in the range of USD 14.3-173.1 per tonne on the imports. “Antidumping duty is recommended to be imposed…on all imports of subject goods originating […]

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Government initiates anti-dumping probe into imports of clear float glass from Malaysia

The government has initiated a probe into an alleged dumping of clear float glass, used in automobiles and refrigeration industries, from Malaysia following a complaint from domestic players. The investigation is being conducted by the commerce ministry’s arm Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR). In a notification, the directorate has said it has found sufficient […]

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India probes dumping of aluminium and zinc coated flat products from three countries

India has begun a probe into alleged dumping of aluminium and zinc coated flat products from China, Vietnam and Korea following a complaint from a domestic player. The commerce ministry’s arm Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) initiated the investigation on an application filed by JSW Steel Coated Products. The company asked for an anti-dumping […]

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India imposes anti-dumping duty on solar cell component from four nations

India has imposed anti-dumping duty of up to $1,559 per tonne on imports of a certain type of sheet used in solar cell making from China, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Thailand for five years to safeguard domestic players against cheap shipments. In a notification, the Department of Revenue has said that after considering the recommendations […]

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Govt. may impose anti-dumping duty for 5 years on Malaysian glass used in solar industry

In a bid to guard domestic manufacturers from cheap imports, the government is looking to impose anti-dumping duty of USD 114.58 per tonne on a certain variety of Malaysian glass, used in solar industry. The commerce ministry’s investigation arm Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has recommended the duty on ‘textured tempered coated and uncoated […]

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Apex Court allows government to implement safeguard duty on solar cells and modules

The Supreme Court of India on Monday allowed the government to impose safeguard duty on imported solar cells and modules. Through this order the court has nullified Orissa High Court’s stay order on the imposition of the levy. According ET the Orissa High Court will continue to hear a petition filed against the safeguard duty, […]

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Safeguard Duty on solar cell imports may not lead to big capacity

The government’s move to impose safeguard duty on solar cell imports for two years may not lead to a significant increase in the solar cell/module manufacturing capacity in the near term, according to Icra. However, it may result in an increase in the capital cost for a solar power project by 15 per cent, which […]

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Biggest Debate On Safeguard Duty With Solar Industry Experts

DGTR recently recommended imposing 25% safeguard duty on solar cells imports to protect domestic players from steep rise in the inbound shipments of the product. It is said that if it is accepted by the government, could lead to a steep hike in solar power costs. Also Renewable energy minister R K Singh in a […]

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