Anti-dumping duty to rescue India’s caustic soda market

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Thursday, 03 September 2015

Struggling to compete against low-cost imports from China and South Korea, Indian caustic soda manufacturers are fighting to survive in a market facing sluggish demand. The imposition of an anti-dumping duty could be a beacon of hope for the industry, although some doubt whether it will prove effective.

An anti-dumping duty (ADD) imposed on caustic soda imports from China and South Korea by the Finance Minister of India is unlikely to prove beneficial for the domestic manufacturers struggling to compete in a difficult market.

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