CBEC imposes Anti dumping duty on import of Sodium Tripoly Phosphate (STPP)

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No.58 /2011-Customs

New Delhi, the 8th July, 2011

G.S.R.        (E). – Whereas in the matter of imports of Sodium Tripoly Phosphate (STPP) (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under sub- heading 2835 31 00 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, People™s Republic of China (hereinafter referred as the subject country) and imported into India, the designated authority vide its preliminary findings notification No. 14/25/2009DGAD, dated the 21st May, 2010, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 21st May, 2010 ,  had come to the conclusion that-

(a) the subject goods had entered the Indian market from the subject country at prices less than their normal values in the domestic market of the exporting country;

(b) the dumping margins of the subject goods imported from the subject country were substantial and above de minimis (2%);

(c)  the domestic industry had suffered material injury and the injury had been caused to the domestic industry, both by volume and price effect of dumped imports of the subject goods originating in or exported from the subject country;

and had recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on the imports of subject goods, originating in, or exported from, the subject country;

And whereas, on the basis of the aforesaid findings of the designated authority, the Central Government had imposed provisional anti-dumping duty on the subject goods vide notification No. 96/2010-Customs, dated the 21st September published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 773 (E), dated the 21st September, 2010;

And whereas, the designated authority, vide its final findings notification No. 14/25/2009-DGAD dated the 3rd May, 2011, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 3rdMay, 2011, had come to the conclusion that-

(a) the subject goods had entered the Indian market from the subject country at prices less than their normal values in the domestic market of the exporting country;

(b) the dumping margins of the subject goods imported from the subject country were substantial and above de minimis (2%);

(c)  the domestic industry had suffered material injury and the injury had been caused to the domestic industry, both by volume and price effect of dumped imports of the subject goods originating in or exported from the subject country;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with sub-section (5) of section 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act, 1975 read with rules 18 and 20 of the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-dumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995, the Central Government, on the basis of the aforesaid findings of the designated authority, hereby imposes definitive anti- dumping duty on the goods, the description of which is specified in column (3) of the Table below, falling under sub-heading of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act, as specified in the corresponding entry in column (2),originating in the country specified in the corresponding entry in column (4), and exported from the country specified in the corresponding entry in column (5) and produced by the producer specified in the corresponding entry in column (6) and exported by the exporter specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate equal to the amount indicated in the corresponding entry in column (8), in the currency as specified in the corresponding entry in column (10) and per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) of the said Table.

Table

S. No. 

 

Sub Heading Description of 

Goods

Country Of 

Origin

Country 

Of

Export

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
1. 2835 31 00 Sodium TripolyPhosphate (STPP) China PR China PR
2. 2835 31 00 Sodium TripolyPhosphate (STPP) China PR China PR
3. 2835 31 00 Sodium TripolyPhosphate (STPP) China PR China PR
4. 2835 31 00 Sodium TripolyPhosphate (STPP) China PR Any country other than     China PR
5. 2835 31 00 Sodium TripolyPhosphate (STPP) Any country other than  China PR China PR

 

Producer Exporter Duty 

Amtt

Unit of 

Measurement

Currency
(6) (7) (8) (9) (10)
Yibin Tianlan Chemical Co., Ltd. YibinTianyuanGroup Co., Ltd 0.293 Kg USD
Sichuan Blue SwordChuanxiPhosphochemicals Co., Ltd. Sichuan Blue Sword Import & Export Co., Ltd. 0.238 Kg USD
Any Combination of producer and exporter other than Sl. No. 1 & 2 0.556 Kg USD
Any Any 0.556 Kg USD
Any Any 0.556 Kg USD

2.         The anti-dumping duty imposed shall be effective for a period of five years (unless revoked, superseded or amended earlier) from the date of imposition of the provisional anti-dumping duty, that is, the 21st September, 2010, and shall be payable in Indian currency.

Explanation. – For the purposes of this notification, rate of exchange applicable for the purposes of calculation of such anti-dumping duty shall be the rate which is specified in the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), issued from time to time, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), and the relevant date for the determination of the rate of exchange shall be the date of presentation of the bill of entry under section 46 of the said Customs Act.

F.No.354/106/2010 TRU (Pt)

 

(Sanjeev Kumar Singh)

Under Secretary to the Government of India.

 

 

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