India imposes anti-dumping duty China Japan

India imposes anti-dumping duty on China and Japan

4:42 PM, 19th July 2011
India imposes anti-dumping duty on China and Japan

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The government of India has imposed anti-dumping duty of up to $1.41 per kg on imports of a gas, used primarily for refrigeration purpose, to protect domestic players from cheap Chinese and Japanese shipments.

The restrictive duty on the import of ‘1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane or R-134a’ would be imposed for a period of five years, informed the Department of Revenue.

The duty would range from between $0.69 per kg and $1.41 per kg on imports of the gas from Japan and China, it said.

“The anti-dumping duty imposed shall be levied for a period of five years and shall be payable in Indian currency,” said the department.

R-134a is an inert gas used primarily as a “high temperature” refrigerant for domestic refrigeration and automobile air conditioners. Other uses include plastic foam blowing and as a cleaning material and for removing moisture from compressed air.

The Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD), a nodal agency under the Commerce Ministry, had recommended the imposition of duty after an investigation. The DGAD had concluded in its probe that the domestic industry had suffered a material injury on account of dumping of the product by the two countries.





Your Comments (Up to 2000 characters)
Please respect our community and the integrity of its participants. WOC reserves the right to moderate and approve your comment.

Related News

Chevron to support LS9 for research in synthetic hydrocarbon products

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, US: LS9 Inc will carry out a second phase of research with Chevron Technology Ventures, a division of Chevron USA Inc. This progr ...

Read more
International Year of Chemistry (IYC) at halfway point

  RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, US: Summer is definitely here in the Northern Hemisphere, which for many means it’s time to take a break and rel ...

Read more
Newly developed fluorescent protein makes internal organs visible

BRONX, US: Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have developed the first fluorescent protein that enables scientis ...

Read more
Cadmium Selenide quantum dots release toxic ions in soil

BUFFALO, US: Quantum dots made from cadmium and selenium degrade in soil, unleashing toxic cadmium and selenium ions into their surroundings, a Univer ...

Read more
Air Products to expand nitrogen capacity in Korea

PENNSYLVANIA, US: Air Products will increase production of gaseous nitrogen and expand its nitrogen pipeline in the Gumi National Industrial Complex, ...

Read more
Lonza signs manufacturing deal with Immune Pharmaceuticals

Contract covers the clinical phase 2 production of Bertilimumab (iCo-008), a human immunoglobulin monoclonal antibody under investigation for the tr ...

Read more uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X