India's Directorate General for Trade Remedies has initiated antidumping investigations into imports of stainless steel seamless tubes and pipes originating from China. The DGTR said that, based on its assessment of information submitted by the complainants, there is prima facie evidence of dumping causing material injury to domestic manufacturers and justifying the antidumping investigations.The application has been filed by Chandan Steel Limited, Tubacex Prakash India Private Limited and Welspun Specialty Solutions Limited. The application is supported by Ratnamani Metals & Tubes Limited. The applicants have claimed that they have neither imported the subject goods from the subject country during the period of investigation nor are they related to any exporter or the producer of the subject goods in the subject country or to an importer of the subject goods in India.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. Stainless-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 is classified under Chapter 73 under tariff headings 7304.The subject country involved in the present anti-dumping investigation is China PR.The applicant has proposed the period from 1st April, 2020 to 31st March, 2021. The injury investigation period has been considered as the period 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-2020 and the POI.