Initiation of mid-term review of anti-dumping investigation into imports of Aluminium Alloy Road Wheels from China PR (01.09.2021)

Product under consideration – Cast Aluminium Alloy Road Wheels used in Motor Vehicles, whether or not attached with their accessories, of a size in diameters ranging from 12 inches to 24 inches.

HS Code – 8708 7000.

Uses – Aluminium Alloy Road Wheels are used in motor vehicles.

Country involved – China PR

Applicants – JJF Castings Limited, Maxion Wheels Aluminium India Private Limited and Steel Strips Wheels Limited

Period of investigation – 1st January 2020 to 31st March 2021

Facts of the present case – The caseis a mid-term review, limited to the re-determination of quantum of duty. The applicants have alleged that there is a need to re-determine dumping margin and injury margin for Dicastal Group as it is supplying the product under consideration at lower prices than that reported to the Customs. The applicants have further alleged that an importer has a compensatory arrangement with Dicastal Group which has made the export price unreliable. Consumer sector – The product under consideration is supplied to OEM segment which includes automobile/vehicle manufacturers and after market segment.