EU's Indian SiMn inquiry suspects dumping; investigation continues

The European Commission is continuing its Indian silico-manganese anti-dumping investigation without imposing provisional measures, it said on Wednesday September 23.

The commission's information document added that it has provisionally established that Indian material has been dumped in the EU, but so far has not established a “clear-cut causal link between the situation of the [EU] industry and the dumped imports from India”.  The anti-dumping proceedings were launched after a complaint was lodged by ferro-alloys producer body Euroalliages in November 2014. The association claimed an increase in Indian material entering the EU had hit the sales volumes and prices of silico-manganese sold by EU producers. The deadline for interim anti-dumping measures was September 20 2015, nine months on from the launch of the investigation in December 2014. Indian imports The investigation is considering the period October 1 2013 to September 30 2014 for evidence of dumping and injury, alongside market trends from January 1 2011. Indian silico-manganese imports have the biggest market share of total imports in the EU. Indian producers’ market share reached a peak...


Charlotte Radford

September 23, 2015

15:11 GMT