Anti-dumping duty has been levied provisionally in India on polypropylene imports from Oman, Saudi Arabia and Singapore. India’s Finance Ministry has taken this action about 6 weeks after the Designated Authority in the Commerce Ministry recommended this imposition. India’s Reliance Industry supported by Haldia Petrochemical Corp. had filed the petition seeking anti-dumping duty on PP imports from the three countries.
All exporters/producers of PP from Oman will now be required to pay an anti-dumping duty of US$977.67/ton, with the exception of Oman Polypropylene LLC.
For Saudi Arabian companies; a provisional anti-dumping duty of US$440.48/ton has been levied on polypropylene imports from Advanced Polypropylene Co, Saudi Arabia. For all other producers/exporters, the duty has been pegged at US$820.55/ton. However, no anti-dumping duty will be levied on PP produced by Saudi Polyolefins Company and exported by National Petrochemical Industrialisation Marketing Company/Basell polyolefins company.
For Singapore, a provisional anti-dumping duty of US$81.20/ton has been imposed on polypropylene produced by Polyolefin Company (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. and exported by Sumitomo Corporation Asia Pte Ltd, of US$119.32/ton for PP produced by Polyolefin Company (Singapore) Pte Ltd and exported by Toyota Tsusho (Singapore) Pte. There will be no anti-dumping duty on polypropylene produced by Polyolefin and exported by Marubeni Chemical Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. Exxon Mobil Chemical Asia Pacific as a producer and an exporter would have to pay anti-dumping duty of US$44.43/ton. However, there will be no anti-dumping duty when polypropylene produced by Exxon Mobil is exported by Mitsubishi Chemical Thailand (Co) Ltd. For all other producers/exporters from Singapore, the provisional anti-dumping duty has been pegged at US$1,033.65/ton.