Corrigendum to Initiation Notification regarding Safeguard investigation
Dated 28th December, 2017 | Copy of | Investigation Corrigendum Sl.2 | SAFEGUARD DUTY INVESTIGATIONS CORRIGENDUMInitiation of a Safeguard investigation concerning imports of “Solar Cells whether or not assembled in modules or panels” into India - reg. The Notice of Initiation of Safeguard Investigation dated 19th December, 2017 issued under Rule 6 of the Customs Tariff (Identification and Assessment of Safeguard Duty) Rules, 1997 vide F.No.D22011/68/2017 on the above subject is hereby amended as follows: The table in clause (e) of paragraph 7 is substituted by the following table, namely:- Sd/-(Sandeep M. Bhatnagar)Director General (Safeguards) G.S.R.1606(E)F.No.22011/68/2017Issued by:Directorate General of Safeguards(Customs and Central Excise)New Delhi
Import of Chinese goods hurting MSMEs
Source: PIB, Government of India The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are facing tough competition from cheap Chinese products as is evident from the data of India’s imports from China. According to the data compiled by Director General of Commercial Intelligence & Statistics in respect to 12 major product groups, largely manufactured by MSMEs in India whose imports from China grew at a higher rate than their respective imports from all countries combined during 2011-12 to 2014-15. As these 12 product groups accounted for 74% of India’s total imports from China in 2014-15, a significant proportion of Indian MSMEs seem to be adversely affected from Chinese imports. These product groups pertain to electrical and electronics, mechanical and metallurgical products on ...