CBEC-Seeks to levy definitive anti-dumping duty on import of Soda ash, originating in or exported from People™s Republic of China, European Union, Kenya, Iran, Pakistan, Ukraine and United States of America,

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 34 /2012-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, dated the 3rd July, 2012

            G.S.R.    (E). Whereas, in the matter of import of Soda Ash (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under sub-heading 283620 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) (hereinafter referred to as the customs Tariff Act), originating in, or exported from, People™s Republic of China, European Union, Kenya, Iran, Pakistan, Ukraine  and United States of America (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries) and imported into India, the designated authority vide its final findings No. 14/17/2010-DGAD dated the 17thFebuary, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 17thFebuary, 2012,  had come to the conclusion that-

(a)  the subject goods have entered the Indian market from the subject countries below associated normal values, thus resulting in dumping of the subject goods;

(b) the dumping margins of the subject goods imported from the each of the subject countries are above de-minimis;

(c) the domestic industry has suffered material injury in respect of the subject goods; and

(d) the material Injury to the domestic industry has been caused due to dumped imports of the subject goods from the subject countries;

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

 

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 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 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 countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (4), and exported from the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), and produced by the producers as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), and exported by the exporters as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate equal to the amount as specified 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

Sl. No Sub-heading Description of goods Country/Territory of origin Country/Territory of exports Producer Exporter Amount Unit of measurement Currency

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

1 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) China PR China PR Any Any 36.26 MT US dollar
2 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) China PR Any country other than those subject to Antidumping duty Any Any 36.26 MT US dollar
3 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash)  Any country other than those subject to Antidumping duty China PR Any Any 36.26 MT US dollar
4 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) Ukraine Ukraine Any Any 15.64 MT US dollar
5 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) Ukraine Any country other than those subject to Antidumping duty Any Any 15.64 MT US dollar
6 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) Any country other than those subject to Antidumping duty Ukraine Any Any 15.64 MT US dollar
7. 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) European Union European Union Any Any 9.17 MT US dollar
8. 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) European Union Any country other than those subject to Antidumping duty Any Any 9.17 MT US dollar
9. 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) Any country other than those subject to Antidumping duty European Union Any Any 9.17 MT US dollar
10. 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) Iran Iran Any Any 28.86 MT US dollar
11. 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) Iran Any country other than those subject to Anti dumping duty Any Any 28.86 MT US dollar
12. 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) Any country other than those subject to Antidumping duty Iran Any Any 28.86 MT US dollar
13 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) USA USA Any Any 38.79 MT US dollar
14 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) USA Any country other than those subject to Antidumping duty Any Any 38.79 MT US dollar
15 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) Any country other than those subject to Antidumping duty USA Any Any 38.79 MT US dollar
16 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) Pakistan Pakistan Olympia chemical limited Olympia chemical limited 2.38 MT US dollar
17 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) Pakistan Pakistan ICI PakistanLImited ICI Pakistan Limited 5.60 MT US dollar
18 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) Pakistan Pakistan Any other combination 10.34 MT US dollar

 

19 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) Pakistan Any country other than those subject to Antidumping duty Any Any 10.34 MT US dollar
20 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) Any Pakistan Any Any 10.34 MT US dollar
21 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) Kenya Kenya Tata ChemicalsMagadi limited Tata ChemicalsMagadi limited 20.35 MT US dollar

 

22 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) Kenya Kenya Any other combination 28.86 MT US dollar
23 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) Kenya Any country other than those subject to Antidumping duty Any Any 28.86 MT US dollar
24 283620 Disodium Carbonate (Soda ash) Any country other than those subject to Antidumping duty Kenya Any Any 28.86 MT US dollar

 

2.         The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective for a period of five years (unless revoked, amended and superseded earlier) from the publication of this notification in the Official Gazette 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.354/198/2011-TRU]

(Navin Kumar Vidyarthi)

Under Secretary to the Government of India.

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