The article in this issue of International Trade Amicus discusses the recent amendments by the Finance Act, 2021 in the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 to allow imposition of anti-dumping duty (‘ADD’) and countervailing duty (‘ CVD’) on goods removed from a Special Economic Zone to the Domestic Tariff Area.
The article in this issue of Tax Amicus attempts to discuss the dispute on the scope of distribution of electricity services by DISCOMs.
One of the changes proposed by the Union Budget 2021-22 is the introduction of anti-absorption provisions in the legal framework governing anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations.
Anti-circumvention investigations are conducted in respect of anti-dumping measures that are already in force as on the date of initiation of the anti-circumvention investigation.
The article in this issue of International Trade Amicus intends to provide a brief overview of the legal framework in India and the trend of non-imposition of anti-dumping duty in certain cases.
An important facet of trade remedy investigations, especially, anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations is that if a producer/exporter from the country facing such investigation fully ‘cooperates’, the investigating authority acknowledges this and awards a duty basis the data presented by such party.
The article in this issue of International Trade Amicus discusses at length the provisions relating to Mid-Term Review (‘MTR’) of anti-dumping measures.
The article in this issue of International Trade Amicus discusses an interesting proposition which arose in a recent dispute before the WTO’s DSB in the case United States - Tariff Measures on Certain Goods from China (DS543). Relying on Article 12.7 of the Dispute Settlement Understanding (‘DSU’), the United States had requested the Panel to not issue findings regarding the tariffs imposed by the United States on certain Chinese imports.
The European Union, like India, follows a lesser duty rule in case of anti-dumping investigations as is ‘desirable’ by the WTO’s Anti-Dumping Agreement.
Significant distortions methodology on imports from China as per Article 2(6a) of the EU’s amended Basic Regulation has been applied by the European Union in three original anti-dumping investigations.