Anti-Dumping Regulations and India*



Case Code : CLSDM012
Publication date : 2005
Subject : Sales and Distribution
Industry : Business Environment
Length : 03 Pages
Price : Rs. 100

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Globalization, GATT, Imports, Exports, Anti-Dumping, Dump, Investigation, Vitrified/Porcelain Tiles, Shrimps, United States, Hindustan Lever


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The caselet briefly introduces the concept of anti-dumping and its importance. It focuses on anti-dumping investigations instigated by and against India. It also discusses the rise in the number of anti-dumping cases filed by WTO in the recent years and discusses India's role in the issue.


Impact of globalization on trade
Effect of anti dumping regulations in foreign trade


Globalization reduced tariffs and other barriers to international trade. The successive rounds of trade liberalization at Uruguay, under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), resulted in a reduction in the tariff and non-tariff barriers.

This led to many countries, which were producing goods at low manufacturing costs, exporting their goods to other countries and selling them at prices lower than those prevailing in the importing countries...

Questions for Discussion:

1. Analysts fear that the increase in the number of anti-dumping measures will influence trade relations among countries and ultimately affect the exporters. In light of the above statement, discuss the need for reducing the number of anti-dumping measures.

2. Explain how anti-dumping measures help countries in protecting domestic marketers. Discuss how India has been effectively using anti-dumping measures. Also briefly explain how anti-dumping measures have affected India.