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International Trade Amicus: April 2021

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.

International Trade Amicus: March 2021

The article in this issue of Tax Amicus attempts to discuss the dispute on the scope of distribution of electricity services by DISCOMs.

International Trade Amicus: February 2021

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.

International Trade Amicus: January 2021

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.

International Trade Amicus: December 2020

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.

International Trade Amicus: November 2020

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.

International Trade Amicus: October 2020

The article in this issue of International Trade Amicus discusses at length the provisions relating to Mid-Term Review (‘MTR’) of anti-dumping measures.

International Trade Amicus: September 2020

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.

International Trade Amicus: August 2020

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.

International Trade Amicus: July 2020

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.