( Jeevan Tara Building, 4th Floor,5, Parliament Street, New Delhi-l10001)
The Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties was constituted in April, 1998 and is headed by the Designated Authority of the level of Joint Secretary to the Government of India who is assisted by an Adviser (Cost). In addition, there are eleven Investigating and Costing Officers with varied relevant experience to conduct investigations. The Directorate is responsible for carrying out investigations and recommending, where required, under the Customs Tariff Act, the amount of anti-dumping duty/countervailing duty on the identified articles as would be adequate to remove injury to the domestic industry. During the period from 01.04.2014 to 31.12.2014, DGAD had initiated 22 numbers of anti-dumping investigations, 1 anti-subsidy (Countervailing Duty) investigation, issued Preliminary Findings in 02 investigations, and Final Findings in 21 investigations. The details of anti-dumping investigations for the years 2010-11 to 2014-15 (up-to December, 2014) are shown in the following graphs: From 1992 till 31.12.2014, DGAD initiated anti-dumping investigations into 309 products. The countries prominently figuring in anti-dumping investigations are China, European Union, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, USA, Singapore, Russia, etc. The major product categories on which anti-dumping duty has been levied are chemicals and petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, fibres/yarns, steel and other metals and consumer goods. The details of 163 anti-dumping investigations initiated by India on imports of Chemicals and its products are given below:- Till December, 2014, DGAD has initiated 711 investigations on imports from various countries. The details of such investigations are shown in graph given below :- DGAD has brought out publications on Anti-dumping Guidelines, Application Proforma, Exporter/Importer Questionnaires and a user-friendly booklet on Frequently Asked Questions concerning anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures and placed on the website of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (http://commerce.gov.in). Also available on the website is compendium on Anti-dumping laws and all the DGAD notifications, i.e. Initiation notifications, Preliminary and Final Findings, and Corrigendum, etc. pertaining to various anti-dumping investigations conducted by DGAD and all trade notices issued by DGAD. DGAD has shifted from Udyog Bhawan to Jeevan Tara Building (4th Floor), Parliament Street, New Delhi-110001with effect from 16th June, 2014.
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