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[Al] India May Impose Provisional Tariff to Control Aluminum Imports from China
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Dec 7,2009

SHANGHAI, Jan. 19 -- Indian government may impose temporary tariffs to control imports from China. In this fiscal year, the imported aluminum in India from China has more than doubled.  

    An "India's Economic Times" quoted the saying of an unnamed official from the Ministry of Commerce on 19th that the Indian government may impose temporary tariffs to control aluminum imports from China. The imports of aluminum in India from China are expected to increase by 142% to 800,000 kt.  

    The report also said, according to a report of the Defense Department, the Defense Committee will impose the tariff duty on imported aluminum, but the report did not specify when the measure will take effect.  

    The report also said that after confirm that the volume of imports surged, the Government can implement a six-month interim measures for protection, if the Government can prove that imports had disrupted its domestic market, the protection measures can be extended to three years.

    (Edited by CBI China)

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