The central government has imposed anti-dumping duty on ceftriaxone sodium sterile – the third generation cephalosporin – imported from China.

The government has imposed different amount of anti dumping duties on products exported by major producers and exporters of ceftriaxone sodium injectables from China, namely Fujian Fukanga, Suzhou Dawnrays Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, Harbin Pharmaceutical Group Co Ltd, Shijiazhuang Pharma Group Hebei Zhongrun Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, Zhuhai United Laboratories Co Ltd, Livzon Syntpharm Co Ltd and Lizhu Pharmaceutical Trading Co Ltd.  The newly levied duty amount varies from US$ 65 (around Rs 2,600) to US$ 89.96 (more than Rs 3500) per kilogram for imports into India. You can find the copy of the notification under policy and regulation section.