12 February 2009 13:41 [Source: ICIS news]
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SRF Ltd and Century Enka Ltd, which account for 95% of domestic NTCF production, have requested the imposition of a provisional safeguards duty and a medium-term safeguards duty, the official said.
According to the official, the companies said that their share in domestic production of NTCF has increased to 100% due to the closure of fellow manufacturers’ plants.
The DGS said it has asked all interested parties to respond to its notification of the investigation by 9 March.
This is the sixth chemicals safeguards probe launched by the DGS amid the global economic slowdown.
In September 2008,
This followed a petition from domestic manufacturers for the extension of the duty and an increase in the levy.
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