DELHI—The Indian government has initiated a "sunset review" of antidumping duties against styrene butadiene rubber imported from Europe, South Korea and Thailand.
The country initially imposed the duties in 2017 and covered on SBR 1500 and SBR 1700 series, according to India's Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR).
The authority is now investigating the extension of the duties following a petition by Reliance Industries Ltd., which claimed that the dumping of subject goods continued from the European Union and Korea "even after imposition of antidumping duty."
The petition, said DGTR, claimed that there was a likelihood of recurrence of injury to the domestic industry once the duties are removed.
In 2017, highest duties were imposed on European imports, including ESBR supplied by Synthos Kralupy A.S. of the Czech Republic and Synthos Dwory 7 Sp. Z. Oo. of Poland, which faced a tariff of $207.49 per metric ton.