Anti-dumping duty on flat rolled steel products from 15 countries waived

India has decided not to impose anti-dumping duty on imports of flat-rolled products of stainless steel from 15 countries including China, Korea, European Union, Japan, USA, and Singapore, according to an office memorandum of the department of revenue. In December last year, India’s commerce ministry’s investigation arm DGTR had recommended imposition of the duty for […]

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India’s commerce minister raises issues over irrational subsidies and overfishing at WTO

India is “very” keen to finalise an agreement on fisheries subsidies because irrational benefits and overfishing by many countries are hurting domestic fishermen and their livelihood. This was stated by Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal during an online ministerial meeting of the WTO (World Trade Organisation) on the crucial fisheries subsidy negotiations. Goyal expressed […]

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Frequent bans on onion exports from India draws ire from farmers, Japan and the US

The US and Japan have raised questions on India’s frequent ban on onion exports at the World Trade Organization (WTO), claiming that such sporadic and frequent bans without prior notification put importing countries in a difficult position. Simultaneously, in Maharashtra onion growers have also demanded that the government draft a comprehensive policy on the import […]

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India decides not to impose anti-dumping duty on certain copper items from China and five other countries

The government has decided not to impose anti-dumping on imports of certain copper products, used in the electrical industry, from China, Thailand, Korea and three other countries, according to an office memorandum. In April, the commerce ministry’s arm Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) recommended imposing the duty on “copper and copper alloy flat-rolled products” […]

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India starts investigating alleged dumping of electrogalvanized steel from Korea, Japan, Singapore

India has initiated a probe into alleged dumping of electrogalvanized steel, used in auto and electronics industries, from Korea, Japan, Singapore following a complaint by a domestic company. Noida (NCR) based AmericanPrecoat Speciality Pvt Ltd has filed an application before the Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) for investigation of anti-dumping duty concerning the imports […]

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India’s commerce ministry seeks anti-dumping duty on specialised rubber imported from 4 countries

India’s commerce ministry has recommended imposition of anti-dumping duty on a certain type of rubber imported from China, European Union, Japan, and Russia, in order to guard domestic manufacturers from cheap inbound shipments. Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has recommended the duty after concluding in its probe that ”Acrylonitrile Butadiene Rubber” from these regions has been […]

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