Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / India challenges imposition of anti-dumping duty at WTO
India challenges imposition of anti-dumping duty at WTO
16
Mar '09
India has challenged a move by the Turkish government to impose anti-dumping duty on import of cotton yarn at the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Turkey, which is the second biggest textile importing country from India, imposed the duty in a bid to shield its local producers.

According to Turkish statistics, imports of cotton yarn rose by 63.6 percent in 2005, 46.9 percent in 2006 and 119.7 percent in 2007, and in the first five months of 2008 were 32.1 percent higher than a year earlier, according to a document filed by Turkey at the WTO.

As a result, although total consumption of cotton yarn rose in the period, domestic production fell leading to unemployment in the industry and according to statistics, the market share of imports increased to 12.5 percent from 2.8 percent in 2004.

Turkey in turn took remedial measures under WTO safe guards by imposing an anti-dumping duty of 15-20 percent for three years against the WTO agreed tariff of 5 percent on imports of cotton yarn, mainly to curb imports from India.

While Turkey waived the safeguard tariff for many countries that are not significant suppliers of yarn, it did not do so with regards to India, one of its biggest sources, against which the Government of India has filed a review petition at the WTO.

Egypt has also filed a same type of anti-dumping duty on imported of cotton yarn from India. This decision of the Turkish government has come at a time when most countries are setting up protectionist measures to save their domestic industry.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 23rd Jan 2017

China’s cotton imports down 39% in 2016

China’s total cotton imports declined by 39.1 per cent to ...tons in...

Courtesy: ZDHC

Textiles | On 23rd Jan 2017

ZDHC adds six new contributors for sustainability

Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) programme has added six...

Textiles | On 23rd Jan 2017

Bombay Dyeing to expand distribution network in Tamil Nadu

Bombay Dyeing, a 137-year old textile manufacturer of the Wadia group ...

Interviews View All

Mandeep Nagi
Shades of India

Women value something that is unique and has a flavour of India

Rajiv Sirohi
Shara

‘Portugal is taking away a major share of the mill made sector.’

Riddhika Shah
SS Homme

'Worsted wool is the ideal fabric for menswear'

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
January 2017

January 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search