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Govt. imposes provisional anti-dumping duty on import of ‘O-Acid’

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(Department of Revenue)

NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, the 13th July, 2017

No. 35/2017-Customs (ADD)

G.S.R. 879(E).–Whereas, in the matter of import of ‘O-Acid’ (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under Chapter 29 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) (hereinafter referred to as the said Customs Tariff Act), originating in, or exported from China PR (hereinafter referred to as the subject country) and imported into India, the designated authority vide its preliminary findings No. 14/31/2016-DGAD, dated the 23rd May, 2017, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 23rd May, 2017, has come to the conclusion that-

(i) the subject goods have been exported to India from the subject country at price less their normal values in the domestic market of the exporting country;

(ii) the dumping margin of the subject goods imported from the subject country are substantial and above deminimis;

(iii) the domestic industry has been materially retarded due to the dumped imports of subject goods from subject country; and

(iv) provisional anti-dumping duties are required to be imposed in order to address injury being suffered by the domestic industry during investigation,

and has recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty equal to the lesser of the margin of dumping and the margin of injury, so as to remove the injury to the domestic industry;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act, read with rules 13 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 subject goods, the description of which is specified in column (3) of the Table below, falling under tariff items 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), produced by the producers as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), exported by the exporters as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), and imported into India, a provisional 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 can be accessed here 

2. The provisional anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective for a period of six months (unless revoked, amended or superseded earlier) from the date of 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.354/111/2017 –TRU]

RUCHI BISHT, Under Secy.

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