Department of Revenue extends anti-dumping duty on import of gear from China and Israel for five years

The Department of Revenue has extended the anti-dumping duty on the import of telecom gear equipment from Chinese and Israeli vendors for another five years. The department had first imposed anti-dumping duty on these vendors in December 2010. As per the government’s decision, products of China-based ZTE Corporation and Alcatel-Lucent will attract anti-dumping duty of 48.42 per cent and 54.09 per cent, respectively, while those of Huawei will face a duty of 37.73 per cent. Further, all Israel-based vendors, except ECI Telecom, will need to pay anti-dumping duty of 9.42 per cent.