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India to impose anti-dumping duties tin plate imports from Japan, EU, U.S. and Korea

Christian Fernsby |
India’s Directorate General of Trade Remedies has recommended imposition of anti-dumping duties on tin milled flat rolled steel products used for packaging of food and non-food items originating in or exported from the European Union, Japan, South Korea and the U.S.

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After conducting a probe, the commerce ministry's investigation arm Directorate General of Trade Remedies has recommended imposition of the anti-dumping duty on the product from these countries.

The duty recommended is in the range of USD 222 per tonne to USD 334 per tonne.

Proposed AD Duties are Nippon Steel Nil; Other Japanese producers USD 222 per tonne; EU USD 310 per tonne; USA USD 334 per tonne and Korea USD 251 per tonne

The product under consideration in the present investigation is tin mill flat rolled steel products that are coated or plated with tin or chromium or chromium oxides, either on one side or both sides, whether lacquered and or printed or not.

Tin mill flat rolled steel products include Tinplate as well as Tin-free steel, which is also known as Electrolytic Tin Plate or Tin Free Steel or Electrolytic Chromium Coated Steel.

The product under consideration is classified under tariff item 72101110, 72101190, 72101210, 72101290, 72105000, 72109010, 72121010, 72121090, 72125020, 72125090 and 72259900 of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975.

However, imports of the PUC have also been observed in certain other HS codes viz. 72109090, 72107000, 72103090. 72255010, 72124000 of the Act.

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