India’s Director General Trade Remedies has announced extension of the time limit for completion of Anti-Dumping investigation concerning imports of Stainless-Steel Seamless Tubes and Pipes from China. DGTR said “The competent authority has accepted the request for extending time for completing the on-going anti-dumping investigation on import of Stainless Steel Seamless Tubes and Pipes into India from China for a further period till 24 September 2022.”DGTR had initiated anti dumping on 10 Septemer 2021 on request from Chandan Steel, Tubacex Prakash India and Welspun Specialty Solutions Limited. The applicants had alleged that material injury to the domestic industry is being caused due to the dumped imports of the subject goods originating in or exported from the subject country. The application is supported by Ratnamani Metals & Tubes.The applicant has proposed the period from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021. The injury investigation period has been considered as the period 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-2020 and the POI.The product under consideration is stainless-steel seamless tubes and pipes with diameter up to and including 6 inches, whether manufactured using hot extrusion process or hot piercing process and whether sold as hot finished or cold finished pipes and tubes, including subject goods imported in the form of defectives, non-prime or secondary grades. \tStainless-steel seamless tubes and pipes are used for structural purposes and to transfer liquids and gases. The product under consideration is used in application relating to oil and gas; petrochemicals and refineries; atomic energy; power generators including nuclear and thermal power; and aerospace and defence applications.The product under consideration can be manufactured using either hot extrusion process or hot piercing process, which is also known as cross roll piercer process. The scope of product under consideration includes product manufactured using both processes.The product under consideration is classified under Chapter 73 under tariff headings 7304.