NEW DELHI (Jan. 21, 2016) — An agency within the Indian Department of Commerce has initiated an antidumping investigation against 1500 and 1700 Series styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) imported from South Korea, Thailand and the European Union.
Indian Synthetic Rubber Pvt. Ltd. and Reliance Industries Ltd. filed the antidumping petition, according to the Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties (DGAD) in an initiation notification issued Jan. 14.
Series 1500 SBR is used to make tire treads and sidewalls, footwear, rubberized fabric, conveyor belts, hose and other goods, the DGAD said. Series 1700 is used in tires, water pipes, rubber machinery products, conveyor belts, hose and other products.