Anti-Dumping Duty On Chinese Goods
Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR), erstwhile DGAD, had conducted investigations on subsidies on Chinese goods and imposed countervailing/anti-subsidy duty on the following products imported from China as per the provisions under Customs Tariff Act 1975 and the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment, and Collection of Countervailing Duty on Subsidized Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995:
|S.No.||Product(s)||Date of imposition of countervailing duty||Quantum of duty||Date of expiry of duty|
|1||Castings for wind operated electricity generators||19.01.2016||8.78% to 13.44 % of landed value||18.01.2021|
|2||Certain hot rolled and cold rolled stainless steel flat products||07.09.2017||18.95% of landed value||06.09.2022|
Anti-dumping duty is also in force on ‘Castings of wind operated electricity generators’ and on certain grades of ‘Certain hot rolled and cold rolled stainless steel flat products’. The details are:
|S.No.||Product(s)||Date of imposition of anti-dumping duty||Quantum of duty||Date of expiry of duty|
|1||Castings for wind operated electricity generators||30.08.2017||6.27% to 35.92 % of landed value||29.08.2022|
|2||Cold rolled flat products of stainless steel||11.12.2015||5.39% to 57.39% of landed value||10.12.2020|
|3||Hot Rolled flat product of Stainless Steel of ASTM grade 304||05.06.2015||US$ 180 to US$ 316 per MT||04.06.2020|
|4||Hot rolled flat products of alloy and non-alloy steel||08.08.2016||US$ 478 to US$ 561 per MT||07.08.2021|
|5||Cold rolled flat products of alloy or non alloy steel||17.08.2016||Nil to US$ 594 per MT||16.08.2021|
Anti-dumping duty is in force on following major chemicals imported from China and used in detergents:
|S.No.||Product(s)||Date of imposition of duty||Quantum of duty||Expiry date of duty|
|1||Caustic Soda||18.08.2015||US$ Nil to 48.39 Per Dry MT||17.08.2020|
|2||Linear Alkyl Benzene||11.04.2017||US$ 23.78 to 300.22 per MT||10.04.2022|
|3||Zeolite-4A (detergent grade)||13.12.2018||US$ 163.90 to US$ 207.72 per MT||12.12.2023|
The Government is aware of the findings of the 145th parliamentary committee report from Rajya Sabha which came out on 25thJuly 2018 wherein it was identified that the imports of the Chinese steel have increased by 8 per cent.
DGTR has imposed anti-dumping duty in the range of USD 44.89 to USD 185.51 per MT on straight length bars and rods of alloy steel imported from China. The anti-dumping duty is valid till 17.10.2023. Ministry of Steel has also issued the Quality Control Orders for 53 products to prevent sub-standard steel imports from China and other nations and is closely monitoring the impact of cheap steel imported from China on the domestic industry.
This information was given by the Minister of State of Commerce and Industry, C. R. Chaudhary, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha.