MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
(Directorate General of Trade Remedies)
New Delhi, the 9th February 2021
(Case No. AD-SSR-20/2020)
Subject : Initiation of Sunset Review of Anti-Dumping Duty imposed on imports of ―Glazed/ Unglazed Porcelain/Vitrified tiles in polished or unpolished finish with less than 3% water absorption‖ originating in or exported from China PR – Reg.
F. No. 7/39/2020–DGTR.—Having regard to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975, as amended from time to time and the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-Dumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995, as amended from time to time, thereof, the Designated Authority hereby makes the following correction in the initiation notification issued vide Notification No. 7/39/2020-DGTR dated 22nd January 2021, in respect of the subject Sunset Review Investigation.
2. The paragraph 23 of the said notification shall be substituted to read as under:
23. The applicants have proposed period of investigation as 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020. However, having regard to the explanation to Rule 22 of the Anti-Dumping Rules the Authority has considered 1st April 2019 to 30th September 2020 as the period of investigation for the following reasons.
a. The period of investigation is a recent period and covers one full financial year.
b. Since the present investigation involves small scale domestic producers, it is preferable to have an investigation period that includes accounting year of the industry.
c. The proposed investigation period is a recent period and is consistent with the law.
The injury period will cover the periods April 2016-March 2017, April 2017-March 2018, April 2018-March 2019 and the POI.”
ANANT SWARUP, Jt. Secy. & Designated Authority