The Indian Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has initiated an anti-dumping investigation into welded stainless steel pipes imported from Thailand and Vietnam, according to details given by the Trade Remedies Administration under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
DGTR initiates an anti-dumping investigation into welded stainless steel pipes imported from Thailand and Vietnam (Photo: Kinh Te Sai Gon magazine)
According to the terms of the inspection, the steel products under investigation are therefore subject to anti-subsidy duties and investigation in the sunset review of the anti-subsidy tax order.
The date of initiating the investigation was September 30, with all concerned parties being required to submit their comments and proposal within 15 days from the date of notification of the investigation for DGTR’s consideration.
The investigation period was from April 1, 2022, to March 31, 2023, while the damage period of investigation included the three most recent financial periods such as 2019 to 2020, 2020 to 2021, and 2021 to 2022.
Relevant parties are therefore advised to submit their questionnaire responses and necessary information to DGTR via email addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; and email@example.com.
The investigation questionnaire is currently posted on the DGTR's website at https://www.dgtr.gov.in/anti-dumping-guidelines/exporters-questionnaire. The deadline for submitting responses will be 37 days from the date of notification of the investigation.
As a means of protecting the legitimate interests of businesses, the Trade Remedies Administration recommends that relevant manufacturers or exporters carefully study the related documents and comprehensively co-operate alongside DGTR, as well as regularly contacting the administration to receive timely information and support.