“The domestic industry continues to suffer from dumping from other countries in addition to the subject countries and hence would bring subsequent information on record and add other countries that are not included in the present investigation and further seeking permission to withdraw the petition with liberty to resubmit the same,” the Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) said in a notification.
Himadri Chemicals & Industries Ltd is the applicant domestic producer, on whose instance the investigation was initiated. In a separate notification, the DGTR said that it will begin an anti-dumping investigation on imports of glass fibre and its articles originating in or exported from Bahrain and Egypt. Owens-Corning (India) Private Limited and Owens-Corning Industries (India) Private Limited have alleged that material injury to the domestic industry is being caused due to dumped imports of the subject goods, originating in or exported from the two countries.
As per the notification, twelve types of glass fibre are not covered in the scope of investigation. These are glasswool, fibre glass wool, fibre glass insulation in wool form, glassyarn, glasswoven fabrics and glass fibre fabric. The period of investigation is April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020 and the injury period will cover the periods FY17-20.