Anti-dumping Investigation on HR Steel Products from China, Korea, Russia, Japan and Others Terminated

[Ref: F.No.14/23/2008-DGAD dated 11th August 2009]

Subject: Termination of Anti-Dumping investigation on imports of of Hot Rolled Steel Products originating in or exported from China PR, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Philippines, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Korea ROK, Thailand, Turkey and Ukraine

Having regard to the Customs Tariff Act 1975 as amended in 1995 and the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-Dumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995(hereinafter referred to as AD Rules), thereof:

2.   Whereas M/s Essar Steels Limited, Ispat Industries Limited, and JSW Steel Limited have filed an application before the Designated Authority (herein after referred to as the Authority) in accordance with the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 as amended in 1995 and AD Rules for initiation of anti dumping investigation concerning alleged dumping of Hot Rolled Coils, Hot Rolled Sheets, Hot Rolled Plates, Hot Rolled Strips or any other hot rolled flat products of iron or non-alloy steel of a thickness not exceeding 20 mm and of a width of 600mm or more, not clad, plated or coated, classified under Chapter 7208 (hereinafter referred to as subject goods) originating in or exported from China PR, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Philippines, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Korea ROK, Thailand, Turkey and Ukraine (hereinafter referred to as subject countries).

3.   AND WHEREAS, the Authority after notifying the subject countries in accordance with Rule 5(5) initiated the investigation as per AD Rules on subject goods from subject countries vide Notification 14/23/2008-DGAD dated 28th November 2008.

4.   WHEREAS the Domestic Industry vide letter dated 6th August 2009 has now requested for termination of the investigation as per Rule 14.

5.   The Authority, in view of the request of the domestic industry, hereby terminate the investigation against subject goods from subject countries in accordance with Rule 14(1).