India initiates anti-dumping investigation of rubber chemical PX-13
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India initiates anti-dumping investigation of rubber chemical PX-13

India has initiated anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of rubber chemical PX-13 from China, South Korea and USA. The investigation was initiated on the application filed by NOCIL Limited which alleged that material injury to the domestic industry is being caused due to dumped imports from China PR, Korea RP, and USA.

  • By Pravin Prashant | September 02, 2020

India has initiated anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of rubber chemical PX-13 from China, South Korea and USA. The investigation was initiated on the application filed by NOCIL Limited which alleged that material injury to the domestic industry is being caused due to dumped imports from China PR, Korea RP, and USA.

PX-13 is an alkyl-aryl-PPD antidegradant most widely used in the tyre and nontyre sector of the rubber industry. It is used as antioxidants in treating natural rubber, synthetic rubber (SBR, Butadiene Rubber, Nitrile Rubber, Carboxylated Rubber) and other Page 2 of 6 synthetic rubber-based compounds used for manufacture of various rubber products to achieve the desired life cycle of the rubber product.

“On the basis of the duly substantiated written application by or on behalf of the domestic industry, and having satisfied itself, on the basis of the prima facie evidence submitted by the domestic industry, about dumping of the subject goods originating in or exported from the subject countries, injury to the domestic industry and causal link between such alleged dumping and injury, and in accordance with Section 9A of the Act read with Rule 5 of the Rules, the Authority, hereby, initiates an investigation to determine the existence, degree and effect of any alleged dumping in respect of the subject goods originating in or exported from the subject countries and to recommend the amount of anti-dumping duty,” Directorate General of Trade Remedies said in a recent notification.


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