World Trade

Organization

 

 

G/ADP/N/92/IND

17 October 2002

 

(02-5632)

 

 

Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices

 

 

 

 

SEMI-ANNUAL REPORT UNDER

ARTICLE 16.4 OF THE AGREEMENT

 

INDIA

 

 

Reproduced herewith is the semi-annual report for the period 1 January-30 June 2002 from India.

 

 


Reporting Member: INDIA

SEMI-ANNUAL REPORT OF ANTI-DUMPING CASES

 

For the period 1 January-30 June 2002

 

Country/

Customs territory

Product

Initiation

Provisional measures

Final measures

No final measures

Trade volume (domestic consumption)

Dumped imports as % of domestic consump-tion

% of trade volume investigated (of the exporting country)

Basis of determination

Definitive duty

Undertaking

No dumping

No injury

Case with-drawn

Other

 

 

Date

Date, dumping margin

Date, dumping margin

Date, dumping margin

Date

Date

Date

Date

 

 

 

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

Brazil

Graphite electrodes

29.01.2002

08.05.2002

36.22%

-

-

-

-

-

-

5,126 MT

22.14%

57%

Exports to third country viz. Argentina taken as Normal value

Acyclic alcohols (Oxo alcohols)

31.01.2002

-

-

-

 

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Canada

Pentaerythritol

22.11.2001

15.02.2002

73.94%

-

-

-

-

-

-

8,353,000

22%

63%

CNV

China, P.R.

Paracetamol

30.01.2001

16.04.2001

47.3%

22.01.2002

47.30%

-

-

-

-

-

17,898.9 MT

8.13%

79.85%

Constructed cost

2-MNI

08.02.2001

03.05.2001

54.4%

05.02.2002

54.4%

-

-

-

-

-

1,607 MT

2%

98%

CNV

Diclofenac sodium

01.09.2001

31.10.2001

76.78%

21.06.2002

67.99%

-

-

-

-

-

400 MT

(approx.)

91%

91%

CNV

Vitamin AD3

17.10.2001

02.01.2002

170%

-

-

-

-

-

-

73,809 kg.

9.48%

46.66%

Constructed cost

Iso-propyl

alcohol

21.11.2001

05.02.2002

35.49%

-

-

-

-

-

-

28,500 MT

29.55% of share in demand

87.91% in total imports

CNV

Hydrofluoric acid

11.12.2001

15.02.2002

38.2%

-

-

-

-

-

-

4,215 MT

2.85%

91.61% of total imports

CNV

Sodium tri-poly phosphate (STPP)

15.02.2002

09.05.2002

57.6% to 211.15%

-

-

-

-

-

-

35,815 MT

2.85%

48.61%

CNV

Caustic soda

14.05.2002

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

D(-) Para hydroxyl phenyl glycerine methyl potassium dane salt (PHPG-DS)

25.06.2002

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-


 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

Chinese Taipei

Partially oriented yarn (POY)

10.11.2000

30.03.2001

33.40% to 163.80%

04.01.2002

33.44% to

163.80%

-

-

-

-

-

367,024

11.3%

85.6%

CNV

Paracetamol

30.01.2001

16.04.2001

50.3%

22.01.2002

50.36%

-

-

-

-

-

17,898.9 MT

8.13%

79.85%

Constructed cost

BOPP film

30.05.2001

14.08.2001

73.68%

26.06.2002

73.68%

-

-

-

-

-

43,670,714 kg.

3.1%

96.7%

CNV

Polyester staple fibre

25.06.2001

16.01.2002

46.56%

-

-

-

-

-

-

287,163 MT total demand

2.83%

31.54%

CNV on the basis of domestic sales for cooperating exporters

Lead acid batteries-II

02.11.2001

05.04.2002

63.69% to 172.41%

-

-

-

-

-

-

12,078,129 pieces

5.16%

29.38%

Constructed cost of production for normal value and export price based on secondary sources provided by petitioners

Sodium nitrite

02.11.2001

01.02.2002

102.98%

-

-

-

-

-

-

26,239

45%

62.16%

CNV

Pentaerythritol

22.11.2001

15.02.2002

74.88%

-

-

-

-

-

-

8,353,000

22%

63%

CNV

Sodium tri-poly phosphate (STPP)

15.02.2002

09.05.2002

168.03%

-

-

-

-

-

-

35,815 MT

2.85%

5.65%

CNV

EU

Vitamin AD3

19.03.2001

06.06.2001

M/s. BASF, Aktiengesell-schaft, Germany 126%

All other exporters 105%

18.03.2002

M/s. BASF Aktiengesell-schaft, Germany, through M/s. BSEA Singapore, Nil

All other exporters

105%

-

-

-

-

-

40.09 MT

58%

58%

HM, CNV

Sodium nitrite

02.11.2001

01.02.2002

71.37%

-

-

-

-

-

-

26,239

45%

62.16%

CNV

Iso-propyl alcohol

21.11.2001

05.02.2002

69.89%

-

-

-

-

-

-

28,500 MT

29.55% of share in demand

87.91% in total imports

CNV

Vitamin-A palmitate

24.01.2002

30.04.2002

79.71%

To be notified

-

-

-

-

-

18 MT (POI) (annual 24.13 MT)

22.65%

94.89%

Constructed cost


 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

EU (cont'd)

D(-) para hydroxyl phenyl glycine base (PHPG) II

08.03.2002

05.06.2002

DSM (Spain)

6.68%

 

Recordati (Italy)

93.19%

 

Others

93.19%

-

-

-

-

-

-

704 tons

19.17%

26.94%

Spain NV as per third country exports

Italy NV constructed cost of production

Other exporters

NV constructed cost of production

Phenol

15.02.2002

24.06.2002

97.72%

-

-

-

-

-

-

9,462 MT

13.12%

26.58%

NV constructed cost of production

Georgia

Vitamin-A palmitate

24.01.2002

30.04.2002

61.54%

-

-

-

-

-

-

18 MT (POI) (Annual 24.13 MT)

22.65%

94.89%

Constructed cost

Germany

X-ray baggage system

15.04.2002

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Hong Kong, China

BOPP Film

30.5.2001

14.8.2001

61.77%

26.06.2002

61.77%

-

-

-

-

-

43,670,714 kg

3.1%

96.7%

CNV

Lead Acid Batteries-II

2.11.2001

05.04.2002

113.57% to 191.39%

-

-

-

-

-

-

12,078,129 pieces

2.21%

7.36%

Constructed cost of production for normal value and export price based on secondary sources provided by petitioners

Indonesia

Partially oriented yarn (POY)

10.11.2000

30.03.2001

44.92% to 71.86%

04.01.2002

15.24% to 71.82%

-

-

-

-

-

367,024

11.3%

85.6%

Based on exporters response M/s. Polisuido & others on CNV

BOPP film

30.05.2001

14.08.2001

72.57%

26.06.2002

72.57%

-

-

-

-

-

43,670,714 kg

3.1%

96.7%

CNV

Citric acid

16.04.2002

14.06.2002

70.95%

-

-

-

-

-

-

8,770.66 MT

39.92%

71.83%

Constructed cost of production for normal value and export price based on DGCI&S Kolkata

Iran

Vinyl Acetate Monomer

13.11.2001

-

-

-

-

-

15.02.02

-

-

-

-

-


 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

Japan

Pentaerythritol

22.11.2001

15.02.2002

65.82%

-

-

-

-

-

-

8,353,000

22%

63%

CNV

Korea

Polyester staple fibre

25.06.2001

16.01.2002

70.03%

-

-

-

-

-

-

287,163 MT

total demand

2.83%

12.62%

CNV

Caustic soda

14.05.2002

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Macedonia

Ferro silicon

11.04.2002

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Malaysia

Partially oriented yarn (POY)

10.11.2000

30.03.2001

70.40%

04.01.2002

81.26%

-

-

-

-

-

367,024

11.3%

85.6%

CNV

Polyester staple fibre

25.06.2001

16.01.2002

8.64% to 41.02%

-

-

-

-

-

-

287,163 MT

total demand

2.83%

14.08%

Cost of production of the cooperating exporter i.e. M/s. Penfibre

Acyclic alcohols (Oxo alcohols)

31.01.2002

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Nepal

Zinc Oxide

19.03.2001

06.08.2001

de minimis to 26.22%

18.03.2002

12.16% to 23.2%

-

-

-

-

-

23,780 MT

13.46%

51.3%

Domestic sales

Oman

BOPP Film

30.05.2001

14.08.2001

47.86%

26.06.2002

M/s. Al Khalees: 28.77%

Other exporters:

47.86%

-

-

-

-

-

43,670,714 kg.

3.1%

96.7%

Exporters information NV/EP

Poland

Graphite electrodes

29.01.2002

08.05.2002

49.56%

-

-

-

-

-

-

5,126 MT

22.14%

57%

CNV

Qatar

Caustic Soda

08.10.2001

18.01.2002

45.9% to 61.3%

-

-

-

-

-

-

1,426,000

23%

12.45% of total imports

Normal value on cost of production of the exporter

Romania

Acyclic alcohols (Oxo alcohols)

31.01.2002

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Russia

Hexamine

20.02.2001

15.05.2001

77.7%

15.02.2002

27.22%

-

-

-

-

-

13,260.7 MT (POI)

8,840.5 MT

2.74%

26.24%

Constructed cost

Saudi Arabia

Hexamine

20.02.2001

15.05.2001

42.2%

15.02.2002

1. Co-op exp. 17.44%

2. Non-coop exp. 43.52%

-

-

-

-

-

13,260.7 MT (POI)

8,840.5 MT

(annualized)

2.74%

26.24%

1. Constructed cost as per data of co-op exporter

2. Constructed cost for non-coop exporters


 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

Singapore

 

Vitamin AD3

19.03.2001

06.06.2001

140%

18.03.2002

140%

-

-

-

-

-

16.5 MT

58%

58%

CNV

BOPP film

30.05.2001

14.08.2001

81.48%

26.06.2002

81.48%

-

-

-

-

-

43,670,714 kg.

3.1%

96.7%

CNV

Lead Acid Batteries II

02.11.2001

05.04.2002

63.43% to 167.28%

-

-

-

-

-

-

12,078,129 pieces

0.65%

5.08%

Constructed cost of production for normal value and export price based on secondary sources provided by petitioners

Iso-propyl alcohol

21.11.2001

05.02.2002

15.17%

-

-

-

-

-

-

28,500 MT

29.55% of share in demand

87.91% in total imports

CNV

Vitamin-A palmitate

24.01.2002

30.04.2002

Excluded for the purpose of prelim. findings as subject goods were not physically shipped from Singapore

-

-

-

-

-

-

18 MT (POI) (Annual 24.13 MT)

22.65%

94.89%

Reasons for exclusion given in col. 4

Phenol

15.02.2002

24.06.2002

Mitsui 28.5%

MPSL 28.76%

Others 53.42%

-

-

-

-

-

-

90,462 MT

20.79%

40%

NV As per exporters response with adjustment, domestic sales

Acyclic alcohols (Oxo alcohols)

31.01.2002

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

D(-) Para hydroxy phenyl glycerine methyl potassium dane salt (PHPG-DS)

25.06.2002

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Vinyl acetate monomer1

13.11.2001

-

-

-

-

-

15.02.02

-

-

-

-

-

South Africa

Phenol

15.02.2002

24.06.2002

Metsol

Bulk 42.24%

Drum 36.48%

Others

Bulk 101.32%

Drum 62.4%

-

-

-

-

-

-

90,462 MT

6.66%

13%

NV as per exporters response with adjustment, domestic sales


 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

South Africa

(cont'd)

Acyclic alcohols (Oxo alcohols)

31.01.2002

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Ferro silicon

11.04.2002

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Thailand

 

Partially oriented yarn (POY)

10.11.2000

30.03.2001

28.51% to 90.78%

04.01.2002

5.71% to 90.62%

-

-

-

-

-

367,024

11.3%

85.6%

Based on exporters response

M/s. Tuntex, M/s. Sun flag & others: CNV

BOPP film

30.05.2001

14.08.2001

88.54%

26.06.2002

88.54%

-

-

-

-

-

43,670,714 kg.

3.1%

96.7%

CNV

Polyester staple fibre

25.06.2001

16.01.2002

1.75% to 49.38%

-

-

-

-

-

-

287,163 MT total demand

2.83%

37.42%

CNV on the basis of domestic sales for cooperating exporters

 

Citric acid

16.04.2002

14.06.2002

55.08%

-

-

-

-

-

-

8,770.66 MT

1.91%

3.45%

Constructed cost of production for normal value and export price based on DGCI&S Kolkata

 

Ukraine

Ferro silicon

09.03.2001

21.06.2001

60.4%

16.01.2002

81.6%

-

-

-

-

-

102,598 MT in POI

72,422 MT

(annualized)

1.65%

6.07%

Constructed cost

 

United Arab Emirates*

BOPP Film

30.5.2001

14.8.2001

54.76%

26.06.2002

-

-

-

-

-

43,670,714 kg.

3.1%

96.7%

Imports de minimis. No duty

 

United States

Iso-Propyl Alcohol

21.11.2001

05.02.2002

20.88%

-

-

-

-

-

-

28,500 MT

29.55% of share in demand

87.91% in total imports

CNV

 

 

1 The case on Vinyl Acetate Monomer was initiated but closed vide notification dated 15.02.2002 due to withdrawal of petition by the domestic industry.

 

 

Basis of determination:

 

HM Home market price N/A Not available

MT Metric tonne FA Facts available

CF Information not provided for reasons of confidentiality CV Constructed value

 


MEASURES IN FORCE

 

Country/customs territory

Product

Date

Austria

 

Graphite Electrodes

05.05.1998

Seamless Tube

21.06.2000

Bangladesh

Lead Acid Batteries

02.01.2002

Belgium

Graphite Electrodes

05.05.1998

China, P.R.

2-Methyl (5) Nitro Imidazole

27.03.2002

Analgin

08.10.2001

Choline Chloride

14.01.2002

Dry Cell Batteries

02.08.2001

Ferro Silicon

25.06.2001

Lead Acid Batteries

02.01.2002

Paracetamol

27.03.2002

Phosphoric Acid

12.09.2001

Potassium Permanganate

01.11.2001

Seamless Grade Alloys etc.

25.06.2001

Sodium Hydrosulphite

02.11.2001

Sports Shoes

25.09.2001

Zinc Oxide

02.11.2001

3,4,5 Trimethoxy Benzaldehyde (TMBA)

20.10.1995

Barium Carbonate

15.5.2000

Calcium Carbide

11.03.1999

Citric Acid

29.04.1999

Graphite Electrodes

05.05.1998

Hard Ferrite Ring Magnets

06.08.1999

Lovastatin

29.01.1999

Low Carbon Ferro Chrome (LCFC)

28.10.1999

Magnesium

22.10.1998

Met Coke

27.10.1998

Metronidazole

31.08.2000

Ortho Chloro Benzaldehyde

22.01.1999

Polystyrene

11.04.2000

Sea Water Magnesia

17.03.1999

Soda Ash

04.08.2000

Sodium Ferrocyanide

20.12.1996

Sodium Nitrite

19.12.2000

Strontium Carbonate

26.06.2001

Theophyline Caffeine

20.10.1995

Vitamin-C

24.07.1998

Chinese Taipei

Acrylic Fibre

18.07.2000

Acrylonitrile Butadiene Rubber

06.04.2000

Analgin

08.10.2001

Nylon Tyre Cord Fabric

28.03.2000

Paracetamol

27.03.2002

Partially Oriented Yarn

8.02.2002

Polystyrene

17.11.1998

Potassium Permanganate

01.11.2001

Styrene Butadiene Rubber

24.08.1999

Czech Rep.

 

Seamless Tube

21.06.2000

Sodium Cyanide

06.06.2000

Denmark

Catalysts

02.02.1998

EU

 

 

Aniline

26.06.2001

Choline Chloride

14.01.2002

High Styrene Butadiene Copolymer

15.01.2002

Hydroxyl Amine Sulphate (HAS)

28.03.2001

Oxo Alcohols

18.08.2000

Sodium Cyanide

06.06.2000

Sodium Ferrocyanide

10.05.2001

Theophylline & Caffeine

30.07.2001

Thermal Sensitive Paper

06.04.2000

Vitamin AD3

21.05.2002

Vitamin-C

15.09.2000

France

 

B & W Photographic paper

21.12.2000

Caustic Soda

26.06.2001

Graphite Electrodes

05.05.1998

Germany

 

Acrylonitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR)

30.07.1997

Graphite Electrodes

05.05.1998

Hong Kong, China

Polystyrene

11.04.2000

Potassium Permanganate

01.11.2001

Hungary

B & W Photographic paper

21.12.2000

Indonesia

 

Nylon Tyre Cord Fabric

28.03.2000

Oxo Alcohols

18.08.2000

Partially Oriented Yarn

08.02.2002

Polyester Film

10.05.2001

Phthalic Anhydride

20.12.2000

Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA)

28.04.1998

Iran

 

Caustic Soda

26.06.2001

Oxo Alcohols

18.08.2000

White Cement

03.10.2001

Italy

 

Acrylic Fibres

22.01.1999

Graphite Electrodes

05.05.1998

Japan

 

Acrylic Fibres

22.01.1999

Acrylonitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR)

14.11.1995

Aniline

06.10.2000

Caustic Soda

26.06.2001

Ethylene Propylene Diene Rubber

13.07.1999

Hydroxyl Amine Sulphate (HAS)

28.03.2001

Lead Acid Batteries

02.01.2002

Polystyrene

17.11.1998

Styrene Butadiene Rubber

24.08.1999

Thermal Sensitive Paper

06.04.2000

Vitamin-C

24.07.1998

Korea

Lead Acid Batteries

02.01.2002

Polyester Film

10.05.2001

Korea RP

Acrylic fibres

24.10.1997

Acrylonitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR)

30.07.1997

EPDM

27.09.2000

Nylon Tyre Cord Fabric

28.03.2000

Optical Fibre

28.06.2000

Polystyrene

17.11.1998

Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA)

28.04.1998

Sodium Cyanide

06.06.2000

Styrene Butadiene Rubber

24.08.1999

S. Korea

Oxo Alcohols

18.08.2000

Macedonia

Low Carbon Ferro Chrome (LCFC)

28.10.1999

Malaysia

 

Partially Oriented Yarn

08.02.2002

Polystyrene

17.11.1998

Mexico

Acrylic Fibre

16.07.1999

Nepal

Zinc Oxide

05.06.2002

Poland

 

High Styrene Butadiene Copolymer

15.01.2002

Oxo Alcohols

18.08.2000

Portugal

Acrylic Fibres

22.01.1999

Romania

 

Calcium Carbide

11.03.1999

Seamless Tube

21.06.2000

Russia

 

Ferro Silicon

25.06.2001

Hexamine

27.03.2002

Hot Rolled Coils

27.11.1998

Oxo Alcohols

18.08.2000

Polytetrafluoroethylene

30.12.1999

Seamless Grade Alloys etc.

25.06.2001

Seamless Tube

21.06.2000

Vitamin-C

15.09.2000

Saudi Arabia

Caustic Soda

26.06.2001

Hexamine

27.03.2002

Oxo Alcohols

18.08.2000

Singapore

 

Polystyrene

11.04.2000

Vitamin AD3

21.05.2002

South Africa

Low Carbon Ferro Chrome (LCFC)

28.10.1999

Spain

 

Acrylic Fibres

22.01.1999

Graphite Electrodes

05.05.1998

Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA)

30.05.2000

Thailand

 

Acrylic fibres

24.10.1997

Nylon Tyre Cord Fabric

28.03.2000

Partially Oriented Yarn

08.02.2002

Polystyrene

11.04.2000

Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA)

28.04.1998

Turkey

 

Acrylic Fibre

15.05.2000

Styrene Butadiene Rubber

24.08.1999

Ukraine

 

Ferro Silicon

15.02.2002

Hot Rolled Coils

27.11.1998

Seamless Grade Alloy etc.

26.12.2000

Ukraine (cont'd)

Seamless Tube

21.06.2000

United Arab Emirates

White Cement

03.10.2001

United Kingdom

B & W Photographic paper

21.12.2000

United States

Acrylic fibres

24.10.1997

Aniline

06.10.2000

Caustic Soda

26.06.2001

Graphite Electrodes

05.05.1998

Hydroxyl Amine Sulphate (HAS)

28.03.2001

Oxo Alcohols

18.08.2000

Sodium Cyanide

06.06.2000

Styrene Butadiene Rubber

24.08.1999

 

 

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