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Govt slaps anti-dumping duty on some stainless steel imports

The govt has allowed import of a product as long as the end use is in the same form

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Anti-dumping Duty

Reuters  |  Nw Delhi 

Stainless steel tube image via Shutterstock.
Stainless steel tube image via Shutterstock.

India imposed on some cold-rolled flat products of stainless steel from China, the United States, South Korea and the European Union, to curb the influx of cheaper imports and help local producers.

The duty, which will be in effect until Dec 10, 2020, exempts certain grades of stainless steel, an official notification said.

The government has allowed import of the product as long as the end use of the import is in the same form, it said. 

Earlier this month, the government imposed an on the import of some flat steel products from China and the European Union for five years.

Last month, the government imposed an additional 18.95 per cent countervailing duty on some hot-rolled and cold-rolled stainless steel flat products, a first such levy on a steel product.

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First Published: Wed, October 25 2017. 20:22 IST
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