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India’s DGTR Recommends Anti Dumping Duty on Coated Steel Imports from China, Vietnam and Korea

Steel News - Published on Thu, 27 Feb 2020

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India’s Director General Trade Remedies vide notice dated February 21st announced its recommendations of imposition of anti dumping duty on imports of flat rolled steel products coated with Zinc without addition of Aluminum, coated with Aluminum without addition of Zinc and pre-painted or color coated Aluminum Zinc alloy coated steel sheets, equal to the lesser of margin of dumping and the margin of injury ranging USD 13-129 per tonne, so as to remove the injury to the domestic industry. Accordingly, anti-dumping duty equal to the amount mentioned in Col 7 of the table below is recommended to be imposed from the date of imposition of provisional duties, on all imports of subject goods originating in or exported from subject countries.

Heading / Sub Heading of Goods - 7210, 7212, 7225, 7226
Description - Flat rolled product of steel plated or coated with alloy of Aluminum and Zinc
S. NoCountry of OriginCountry of ExportProducerDuty
1Korea RPAny country including KoreaDongkuk Steel Mill Co14.3
2Korea RPAny country including KoreaPOSCO56.96
3Korea RPAny countryPOSCO Coated & Color Steel Co56.96
4Korea RPAny country including KoreaDongbu Steel Co.13.07
5Korea RPAny country including KoreaAny other producer other than serial no. 1,2, 3, and 484.47
6Any country other than Korea RP, Vietnam, China PRKorea RPAny84.47
7VietnamAny other country including VietnamTon Dong A Corp23.63
8VietnamAny other country including VietnamHoa Sen Group46.87
9VietnamAny other country including VietnamTay Nam Steel48.96
10VietnamAny other country including VietnamNam Kim Steel81.3
11VietnamAny other country including VietnamAny other producer other than serial no. 7,8, 9, 10173.1
12Any country excluding Korea RP, Vietnam, China PRVietnamAny173.1
13China PRAny country including ChinaZhejiang Huada New Materials56.48
14China PRAny country including ChinaAny other128.93
15Any country excluding China PR, Korea PR, VietnamChina PRAny128.93

Flat rolled product of steel, plated or coated with alloy of Aluminium and Zinc. This alloy of Aluminium and Zinc may contain one or more additional elements which in individual or in combination shall not exceed 3% by weight. The product under consideration may be in coil form or not in coil form whether or not plain, corrugated or in profiled form. PUC may be skin-passed / processed on temper-mill or non-skin-passed whether or not surface treated with or without additional non-metallic coating. PUC may be supplied in various trade names including but not limited to Alu-Zinc, Al-Zn, Zinc Aluminum, Aluminum Zinc, Zincalume, Galvalume etc. PUC offers resistance to corrosionand is used in many applications and sectors including but not limited to infrastructure projects, solar power projects, roofing, walling decking, cladding and framing, white goods and appliances, furniture and substrate for colour coated steel.

PUC does not include the following products: -
i. Flat rolled steel products coated with Zinc without addition of Aluminium;
ii. Flat rolled color coated steel products

PUC falls under tariff items 72106100, 72125090, 72259900 and 72269990 of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975. The PUC is also being imported under other Customs Tariff Items 72101290, 72103090, 72104900, 72106900, 72107000, 72109090, 72121090, 72122090, 72123090, 72124000, 72169910, 72255010, 72259100, 72259200, 72269930 etc. The customs classification is indicative only and is in no way binding on the scope of the present investigation.”

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Thu, 27 Feb 2020
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