India initiates anti-dumping investigation on sodium hydrosulphite from China, South Korea
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India initiates anti-dumping investigation on sodium hydrosulphite from China, South Korea

India has initiated an anti-dumping investigation on import of sodium hydrosulphite from China and South Korea, the Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) announced.

  • By ICN Bureau | September 18, 2020

India has initiated an anti-dumping investigation on import of sodium hydrosulphite from China and South Korea, the Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR), under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt of India, said in a notification dated 16 Sept 2020.

Sodium hydrosulphite is used in industries such as textiles, soap and molasses etc.

In an application filed by Transpek-Silox Industry on behalf of domestic industry before DGTR, Transpek-Silox has alleged that material injury is being caused to the domestic industry due to dumped imports from China and Korea.

The applicant (Transpek-Silox) has neither imported the subject goods from the subject countries nor they are related to any exporter or producers of the subject goods in the subject countries or importer in India, the Notification says.

On the basis of the application, the DGTR initiates an investigation to determine the existence, degree and effect of any alleged dumping in respect of product under consideration orgiginating in or exported from the subject countries and to recommend the amount of anti-dumping duty, which if levied, would be adequate to removed  the injury to the domestic industry, the Notification reads. The period of investigation is from April 2019 to March 2020. The injury period of investigation will, however, cover the periods 2016 -19 and the POI.

All interested parties have been asked to send their information within 37 days from the date of receipt of the notice.


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