Sodium Nitrite Seamless Pipes & Tubes Methyl Acetoacetate Rubber Chemical(R)
Acrylic Fibre Aluminium FRP/Foil_2009 Aluminium FRP/Foil_2011 Caustic Soda Coated Paper Carbon Black Dimethoate Technical
Dioctyl Phthalate(DOP) Electrical Insulators Front Axle Beam HR SS Products Hot Rolled Coil etc Linear Alkyl Benzene Nylon Tyre Cd. Fabric Oxo Alcohols
Particle Board Passenger Car Tyre Phthalic Anhydride Rubber Chemical Soda Ash Uncoated Paper Unwrought Aluminium
Summary of Cases Final findings by DG
Rubber Chemical Carbon Black Electrical Insulators HRS Products HRS Products- Extension HR SS Products Notification No. 2/2013
HR SS Products Phthalic Anhydride (R)
Soda Ash Coated Paper Caustic Soda
Soda Ash Aluminium Caustic Soda
Summary of Cases


 

Cases Investigated by Directorate General (Safeguards)

Please click on a year below to view the cases investigated by D.G. (Safeguards) in the year:

1998 1999
2000 2001
2002 2003
2004 2005
2006 2007
2008 2009
2010 2011
2012 2013

Summary of Cases - 1998 Back to Top

SI. No. Commodity / Tariff Item Date of Initiation / Date of Gazette Publication Date of Final Findings / Date of Gazette Publication Recommendation by the Director General Remarks (Notification issued by the Ministry of Finance)
1 Styrene Butadiene Rubber
4002.19
19.01.98 / 21.01.98 26.02.98   The investigations were suspended on 26.02.98 and terminated on 1.05.98 consequent to initiation of anti-dumping investigations by the Ministry of Commerce vide their F. No. 30.01.97 ADD dated 7.04.1998
2 Acetylene Black
2803.00
27.01.98 / 4.02.98 16.06.98 / 3.07.98 First year @
Rs. 12950/- MT

Second year @
Rs. 8830/- MT

Vide Notfn. No.** 102/98-Custom dated 10.12.98 (354/67/98 TRU) Safeguard Duty @ 18% subject to a maximum of Rs. 12950/- PMT when imported up to and inclusive of 9th day of Dec.,1999 and @ 5% subject to a maximum of Rs. 8830/- PMT when imported from 10th Dec., 1999 to 9th Dec., 2000 (both days inclusive) was imposed.

3 Carbon Black
2803.00
5.02.98 / 6.02.98 1.07.98 / 15.07.98 First year @
16% advalorem on CIF

Second year @
5% advalorem on CIF
Vide Notfn. No. 73/98-Custom dated 9.10.98 (354/68/98 TRU) Safeguard Duty @ 10% Adv. was imposed. The notfn. was valid up to and inclusive of 28th Feb., 1999.
4 Propylene Glycol
2905.32
26.02.98 / 3.03.98 11.09.98 / 25.09.98 For a period of 18 months as under:

First 12 months @
22%

Next 6 months @
11%
Vide Notfn. No. ** 109/98-Custom dated 24.12.98 (354/107/98 TRU) Safeguard Duty @ 16% when imported up to and inclusive of 23rd day of Dec., 1999 and @ 11% when imported from 24th Dec. 1999 to 23rd June, 2000 (both days inclusive) was imposed.
5 Flexible Slabstock Polyol
3907.20
26.02.98 / 3.03.98 17.09.98 / 12.10.98 For a period of 18 months as under:

First 12 months @
20%

Next 6 months @
5%
Vide Notfn. No. ** 108/98-Custom dated 24.12.98 (354/150/98 TRU) Safeguard Duty @ 20% when imported up to and inclusive of 23rd day of Dec., 1999 and @ 5% when imported from 24th Dec., 1999 to 23rd June, 2000 (both days inclusive) was imposed.
6 Hard Board (High Density Fibre Board)
4411.11 and 4411.19
24.04.98 / 24.04.98 12.11.98 / 7.12.98 No recommendation to increase the existing level of protection was made.  

Note: ** Amended by Notification No. 77/99 dated 25.06.1999 and 98/99 dated 23.07.1999 (354/67/98)

 

Summary of Cases - 1999 Back to Top

SI. No. Commodity / Tariff Item Date of Initiation / Date of Gazette Publication Date of Final Findings / Date of Gazette Publication Recommendation by the Director General Remarks (Notification issued by the Ministry of Finance)
1 Phenol
2907.11
2.02.99 / 8.02.99 12.05.99 / 11.06.99 First year @
22%

Second year @
15%
22% when imported up to and inclusive of 29th Feb 2000:15% when imported from 1st March 2000 to 29th June 2001 (both days inclusive) Notfn. No. 82/99 -Custom dated 30.06.99 as amended by Notfn. No. 98/99 dated 23.07.99
2 Acetone
2914.11
16.06.99 / 19.06.99 7.10.99 / 4.11.99 First Year @
28%

Second Year @
21%

First 6 months of 3rd Year @
9%

Notfn. No. 7/2000-Custom dated 27.01.2000

  1. 28% advalorem or Rs. 3000/PMT whichever is lower for the period

  2. 21% advalorem or Rs. 2250/PMT whichever is lower for the period

  3. 9% advalorem or Rs. 965/PMT whichever is lower for the period 27.01.2002 to 26.07.2002
3 White / Yellow Phosphorus
2804.70
15.09.99 / 15.09.99 17.01.2000 / 16.02.2000 No recommendation to increase the existing level of protection was made.  

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SI. No. Commodity / Tariff Item Date of Initiation / Date of Gazette Publication Date of Final Findings / Date of Gazette Publication Recommendation by the Director General Remarks (Notification issued by the Ministry of Finance)
1 Gamma Ferric Oxide / Magnetic Iron Oxide
2821.10
6.07.2000 / 11.07.2000 7.11.2000 / 20.12.2000 First year @
23%

Second year @
20%

First 6 months of Third year @
15%

Notfn. No. 6/2001-Custom dated 24.01.2001 imposing Safeguard Duty @

  1. 23% adv. up to 23.01.2002

  2. 20% from 24.01.2002 to 23.01.2003

  3. 15% w.e.f. 24.01.2003 to 23.07.2003
2 Methylene Chloride
2903.12
17.07.2000 15.12.2000 / 13.02.2001 Safeguard Duty @
11% in addition to existing level of protection for one year

Ministry of Finance not in favour of imposition of Safeguard Duty.

Summary of Cases - 2001 Back to Top

SI. No. Commodity / Tariff Item Date of Initiation / Date of Gazette Publication Date of Final Findings / Date of Gazette Publication Recommendation by the Director General Remarks (Notification issued by the Ministry of Finance)
1 Phenol (Review)
2907.11
1.01.2001 16.05.2001 / 20.06.2001 12% and 9% during the First Year and Second Year of extended period and a quantity of 12000 MT & 12500 MT (excluding the quantity of Phenol imported for use in export production) respectively to be exempted from levy of Safeguard Duty.

Notfn. No. 73/2001-Custom dated 28.06.2001 imposing Safegaurd Duty @

  1. 10% Advalorem from 30.06.2001 to 29.06.2002 (both days inclusive)


  2. 7% Advalorem from 30.06.2002 to 29.06.2003 (both days inclusive)
2 Acetone (Review) Developing Countries
2914.11
21.11.2001 4.02.2002 / 8.02.2002 Imports of Acetone into India from South Africa and Singapore be subjected to levy of Safeguard Duty.

Notfn. No. 39/2002-Custom dated 12.04.2002

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SI. No. Commodity / Tariff Item Date of Initiation / Date of Gazette Publication Date of Final Findings / Date of Gazette Publication Recommendation by the Director General Remarks (Notification issued by the Ministry of Finance)
1 Epichlorohydrin
2910.30
14.03.2002 25.06.2002 / 5.07.2002 First Year @
22%

Second Year @
15%

Third Year @
9% in addition to existing level of protection
Notfn. No. 117/2002-Custom dated 30.10.2002 imposing Safeguard Duty @ 12% from 30.10.2002 to 29.03.2003.
2 Vegetable Oils (Edible Grade)
Chapter 15
27.05.2002 / 13.06.2002 23.01.2003 / 21.02.2003 No recommendations to increase the existing level of protection was made.

 

3 Industrial Sewing Machine Needles
8452.30
13.08.2002 / 29.08.2002 9.04.2003 / 30.04.2003 Specific Safeguard duty @
Rs. 1.50 per needle for a period of three years
Ministry of Finance not in favour of imposition of specific Safeguard Duty.

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SI. No. Commodity / Tariff Item Date of Initiation / Date of Gazette Publication Date of Final Findings / Date of Gazette Publication Recommendation by the Director General Remarks (Notification issued by the Ministry of Finance)
1 Bisphenol A
29072300
6.03.2003 / 10.03.2003 27.10.2003 / 17.11.2003 First Year @
15%

Second Year @
10%
Ministry of Finance not in favour of imposition of Safeguard Duty.

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SI. No. Commodity / Tariff Item Date of Initiation / Date of Gazette Publication Date of Final Findings / Date of Gazette Publication Recommendation by the Director General Remarks (Notification issued by the Ministry of Finance)
1 Starch, Modified Starch & Sago
1108, 3505 & 1903
7.07.2004 / 9.07.2004 16.02.2005 / 17.03.2005 First Year @
33%

Second Year @
23%

Third Year @
13%

Notn. No. 40/2005-Custom dated 2.05.2005 imposing Safeguard Duty @

  1. 33% Advalorem from 2.05.2005 to 1.05.2006 (both days inclusive)


  2. 23% Advalorem from 2.05.2006 to 1.05.2007 (both days inclusive)

  3. 13% Advalorem from 2.05.2007 to 1.05.2008 (both days inclusive)

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Summary of Cases - 2008 Back to Top

SI. No. Commodity / Tariff Item Date of Initiation / Date of Gazette Publication Date of Final Findings / Date of Gazette Publication Recommendation by the Director General Remarks (Notification issued by the Ministry of Finance)
1. Phthalic Anhydride/291735 28.11.08/
28.11.08
28.05.09/
28.05.09
SG Duty For a period of three years as under : First Year@25%
Second year @20%
Third Year @15%

Vide Notification No. 75/2009-Custom dated 30.06.09, Safeguard Duty @ 25% adv. from 29.01.09 to 30.06.09 and @15% adv. from 1.7.09 to 31.12.09

2. Linear Alkyl Benzene 38170011 19.12.08/
19.12.08
18.11.09/
18.11.09
No SG duty recommended  

Summary of Cases - 2009Back to Top

SI. No. Commodity / Tariff Item Date of Initiation / Date of Gazette Publication Date of Final Findings / Date of Gazette Publication Recommendation by the Director General Remarks (Notification issued by the Ministry of Finance)
1. Oxo Alcohol
2905
16.01.09/
16.01.09

27.05.09/
27.05.09
SG Duty for a period of three years as under : @ 10% adv. for 1st Year
@7.5% adv. for II yr
@5% adv. for III yr

Rejected by Board on Safeguards

2. Soda Ash
286320
16.01.09/
16.01.09

6.10.09/
6.10.09

20% for one year from date of imposition of provisional SG Duty Vide Notification No. 122/09 - Customs dated 5.11.09
Safeguard Duty @20% for one year from date of provisional SG Duty i.e. upto 19.04.10
3. Dimethoate Technical
38089123
21.01.09/
21.01.09
14.05.09/
14.05.09
SG Duty for a period of three years as under : 28%-Ist Yr
23%-II nd Yr
18%-III rd Yr
Vide Notification No. 87/09-Customs dtd. 27.08.09
20% adv. 23.3.09 to 22.3.10 and 15% adv. 23.3.10 to 22.3.11
4. Aluminium Flat Rolled Products and Foil 7606 & 7607 27.01.09/
27.01.09
29.05.09/
29.05.09
SG Duty for a period of four years as under :
Aluminium FRP (excluding certain items)
14%-Ist Yr
12%-II Yr
10%-III Yr
8%-IV Yr
Aluminium Foil (excluding certain items)
30%-Ist Yr
25%-IInd Yr
20%-IIIrd Yr
15%-IV Yr
Vide Notification No. 71/09-Custom dtd. 19.06.09 Safeguard Duty on
Al. FRP @ 14% Adv. (excluding certain items) from 23.3.09 to 22.3.2010 &@12% adv. From 23.3.10 to 22.3.11. On Aluminium Foil (excluding certain items) Safeguard Duty @ 30% adv. from 23.3.09 to 22.3.2010
and @25% adv. from 23.3.10 to 22.3.11
5. Nylon Tyre Cord Fabric
5902.10
6.2.09/
6.2.09
6.4.09 Investigation terminated on withdrawal of application  
6. Front Axle Beam, Steering Knuckles and Crankshaft
7326 & 8423
2.04.09/
2.04.09
23.09.09/
23.09.09
No SG Duty recommended  
7. Acrylic Fiber
5501,5503 & 5506
9.04.09/
9.04.09
30.09.09 Investigation terminated on withdrawl of application  
8. Hot Rolled Steel products/7208 9.4.09/
9.4.09
8.12.09
8.12.09
No SG Duty recommended  
9. Coated Paper and Paper Board/4810 20.04.09/
20.04.09
13.11.09/
13.11.09
No SG Duty recommended  
10. Uncoated paper and copy paper/4802 20.04.09/
20.04.09
6.11.09/
6.11.09
No SG Duty recommended  
11. Particle Board/ 4410 22.04.09/
22.04.09
24.11.09/
24.11.09
No SG Duty recommended  
12. Passenger Car Tyre
4011.10
18.05.09/
18.05.09
30.04.09/
30.04.09
Investigation terminated on withdrawal of application  
13. Unwrought Aluminium
7601 & 7602
22.05.09/
22.05.09
11.11.09/ Investigation terminated on withdrawl of application.  

Summary of Cases - 2010   Back to Top

SI. No. Commodity / Tariff Item Date of Initiation / Date of Gazette Publication Date of Final Findings / Date of Gazette Publication Recommendation by the Director General Remarks (Notification issued by the Ministry of Finance)
1. Soda ASH
(Review Procedings)
2836.20
19.02.2010
13.04.2010

SG Duty For a period of two years 1) 20.04.2010 To 19.04.2011 @ 16%
2) 20.04.2011 To 19.04.2012 @ 14%

Vide Notification No. 72/2010-Cus dated 28.06.10, Safeguard Duty @ 16% adv. from 20.04.2010 To 19.04.2011

2. Caustic Soda
2815.12
20.09.2009
09.04.2010

SG Duty For a period from 04.12.2009 To 03.03.2010 @ 15%
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Summary of Cases - 2011   Back to Top

SI. No. Commodity / Tariff Item Date of Initiation / Date of Gazette Publication Date of Final Findings / Date of Gazette Publication Recommendation by the Director General Remarks (Notification issued by the Ministry of Finance)
1. Review proceedings - Aluminium Flat Rolled Products and Foil 7606 & 7607 14.02.11/
14.01.11
13.10.11/
13.10.11

Investigation terminated on withdrawl of application

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2. N1,3-dimethyl
butyl-N’Phenylenediamine (PX-13 also known as 6PPD) SH-381210, 381230, 293420, 292520
27.10.10/ 27.10.10
06.06.2011

Levy of SG Duty - First year @ 30% - anti dumping duty payable, Second year @ 25% - anti dumping duty payable Definitive safeguard duty imposed vide notification no. 83/2011-CUS Dated 30.08.2011 for 2 years at the recommended rates of DG safeguards.

Summary of Cases - 2012   Back to Top

I. No.

Commodity / Tariff Item

Date of Initiation / Date of Gazette Publication

Date of Final Findings / Date of Gazette Publication

Recommendation by the Director General

Remarks (Notification issued by the Ministry of Finance)

1.

Phthalic Anhydride
CTH 2917 35 00

10/08/2011

29/03/2012

Safeguard duty at the rate of 10% ad-valorem, for one year w.e.f. the date of imposition of provisional safeguard duty(i.e.17January 2012),

Notification no. 3/2012 dated 29/05/2012. Duty imposed:
Safeguard Duty @ 10% ad- valorem, when imported from the 17th day of January, 2012 to 16th day of January, 2013 (both days inclusive).

2.

Carbon Black
CTH 2803 00 10 

02/12/2011

16/03/2012

(a) 30% ad-val. minus anti- dumping duty payable, if any, for first year.
(b) 25% ad-val. minus anti- dumping duty payable, if any, during second year.
(c)  20% ad-val. minus anti- dumping duty payable, if any, during third year.

Notification no. 4/2012 dated 05/10/2012. Duty imposed:
 (a) 30% ad-val. minus anti- dumping duty payable, if any, for first year (5th October, 2012 to 4th October, 2013, both days inclusive); and.
(b) 25% ad-val. minus anti- dumping duty payable, if any, during second year (5th October, 2013 to 31st December, 2013, both days inclusive).

3.

Electrical Insulators
CTH- 8546.10 & 8546.20

30/05/2012

27/09/2012

(a) 35% ad-val. for first year.
(b) 25% ad-val. during second year.

4.

Dioctyl Phthalate (DOP)
CTH 29173920

23/05/2012

16/11/2012

(a) 15% ad-val. for first year.
(b) 10% ad-val. during second year.

Summary of Cases - 2013   Back to Top

 

I. No.

Commodity / Tariff Item

Date of Initiation / Date of Gazette Publication

Date of Final Findings / Date of Gazette Publication

Recommendation by the Director General

Remarks (Notification issued by the Ministry of Finance)

1.

Phthalic Anhydride

CTH 29173500

26/10/2012

07/06/2013

No Safe Guard Duty Recommanded

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2.

Hot Rolled Flat Products of Stainless Steel 304 grade

CTH -
72191111, 72191112, 72191190, 72191200, 72191300, 72191400, 72192111, 72192112, 72192121, 72192122, 72192131, 72192132,72192141, 72192142, 72192190, 72192211, 72192212, 72192219, 72192291, 72192292, 72192299, 72192310, 72192320, 72192390, 72192411, 72192412, 72192413, 72192419, 72192421, 72192422, 72192423, 72192429, 72192490, 72201110, 72201121, 72201122, 72201129, 72201190, 72201210, 72201221, 72201222, 72201229, 72201290

26/06/2012

25/05/2013

The duty imposed provisionally was confirmed and the final duty as per the detailed calculations for the period of 200
days starting from 4 th January, 2013 till 22 nd July’2013 (both days inclusive) recommended to be imposed at a level
of 20% ad valorem on all imports of the product un der consideration (same as in provisional findings/corrigendum) from China.

Notfn. No. 02/2013-Customs (SG) Dated:29/08/2013 Duty imposed : final safeguard duty at the rate of twenty per cent ad valorem on all imports of Hot Rolled Flat Products of Stainless Steel -304 grade (upto a maximum width of 1605 mm), falling under the said subheadings, from the People’s Republic of China, for the period of 200 days starting from the 4th January, 2013 to 22nd July, 2013 (both days inclusive).