Mis. Shandong Haohua Tire Co., Ltd., China PR, along with Guangzhou Exceed Industrial Technology Co. Ltd., China PR (“Exceed”) and HK Trade Wind Trading Limited, Hong Kong (“Trade Wind”), had filed an application in accordance with Article 19.3 of WTO Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures, the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Countervailing Duty on Subsidized Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995 as amended from time to time and the Custom Tariff Act, 1975 as amended from time to time before the Designated Authority requesting for determination of their individual countervailing/ anti-subsidy duty rates in the matter of anti-subsidy duties levied on subsidized imports of “New/Unused pneumatic radial tyres, with or without tubes and/or flap of rubber (including tubeless tyres), having nominal rim dia code above 16-inches used in buses and lorries/ trucks”, originating in or exported from China PR. The said duties
were recommended vide Final Findings Notification No. F. No. 6/8/2018 DGAD dated 25th March 2019 and levied by the Central Government vide Customs Notification No. 1/2019- Customs (CVD) dated 24th June 2019.
The authority has initiated New Shipper Review based on the application filed.