India sets provisional anti-dumping duties on PP, carbon black

31 July 2009 16:13  [Source: ICIS news]

NEW DELHI (ICIS news)--India has separately imposed provisional anti-dumping duties (ADDs) on polypropylene (PP) and carbon black imports from different countries, a government official said on Friday.

Both set of levies would remain in force for six months from 30 July, the official added.  

PP imports from Oman, Saudi Arabia and Singapore would be subject to company-specific ADD ranging $44.43/tonne to $1033.65/tonne, the official said.

The imposition of ADD would benefit India’s two PP producers Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and Haldia Petrochemicals Limited (HPL).

Similarly, the Finance Ministry imposed company-specific ADD ranging from $0.078/Kg to $0.195/kg on carbon black imports from Australia, China, Thailand and Russia.

The levy would benefit five domestic producers of carbon black.

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