Seeks to levy definitive anti-dumping duty, on Hot Rolled Flat Products of alloy or non-alloy steel originating in or exported from China PR, Japan, Korea RP, Russia, Brazil or Indonesia for a period of five years (unless revoked, superseded or amended earlier) from the date of imposition of the provisional anti-dumping duty, that is, 8th August, 2016.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
CENTRAL BOARD OF EXCISE AND CUSTOMS
NEW DELHI

NOTIFICATION NO. 17/2017-Customs (ADD), Dated: May 11, 2017

Whereas in the matter of ‘Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel’ (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods) falling under chapter headings 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 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 China PR, Japan, Korea RP, Russia, Brazil or Indonesia (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), and imported into India, the designated authority in its preliminary findings vide notification number 14/09/2016-DGAD, dated the 1st August, 2016, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 1st August, 2016, had recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on the imports of subject goods, originating in, or exported from the subject countries;

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 with effect from the 8th August, 2016 vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 44/2016-Customs (ADD), dated the 8th August, 2016, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 778 (E), dated the 8th August, 2016, read with Corrigendum dated the 7th September, 2016, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 865 (E);

And, whereas the Central Government had extended the anti-dumping duty imposed on subject goods originating in, or exported from the subject countries vide notification No. 05/2017-Cus (ADD), dated the 7th February, 2017, published in the Gazette of India, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 109 (E), dated the 7th February, 2017 up to and inclusive of 7th April, 2017;

And, whereas, the designated authority in its final findings vide notification number 14/09/2016-DGAD dated the 10th April, 2017, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 10th April, 2017, while confirming the preliminary findings dated the 1st August, 2016, has come to the conclusion that–

(i) the subject goods have been exported to India from subject countries below its normal value, thus resulting in dumping of the product;

(ii) the domestic industry has suffered material injury due to dumping of the subject goods;

(iii) the material injury has been caused by the dumped imports of the subject goods originating in or exported from the subject countries, and has recommended imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on the imports of subject goods, originating in, or exported from the subject countries and imported into India, in order to remove injury to the domestic industry.

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (5) 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, after considering the aforesaid final findings of the designated authority, hereby imposes definitive anti-dumping duty on the subject goods, the description of which is specified in column (3) of the Table below, falling under chapter heading of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act as specified in the corresponding entry in column (2), originating in the country as specified in the corresponding entry in column (4), exported from the country 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, 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 as per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (9), of the said Table, namely:-

Table

S. No
Chapter heading
Description of Goods
Country of Origin

Country of Export

Producer
Exporter
Duty Amount
Unit of measurement
Currency
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)
1. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Korea RP Korea RP M/s Hyundai Steel Company 1. M/s Hyundai Steel Company, Korea RP 2. M/s GS Global Corp., Korea RP 3. M/s Hyundai Corporation, Korea RP 4. M/s Main Steel Co. Ltd., Korea RP 5. M/s P&A Corporation, Korea RP 6. Ohmi Industries Ltd., Japan 478 Metric Ton United States Dollar
2. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Korea RP Korea RP M/s POSCO 1. M/s POSCO, Korea RP 2. M/s POSCO Daewoo Corporation, Korea RP 3. M/s GS Global Corp, Korea RP 4. M/s Hyundai Corporation, Korea RP 5. M/s Samsung C&T Corporation, Korea RP 6. M/s POSCO Asia, Hong Kong 7. POSCO P&S, Korea RP 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
3. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Korea RP Korea RP Any combination other than S. No. 1 & 2 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
4. 4. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Korea RP Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Any Any 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
5. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Korea RP Any Any 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
6. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Japan Japan JFE Steel Corporation 1. Honda Trading Corporation, Japan 2. JFE Shoji Trade Corporation, Japan 3. Metal One Corporation, Japan 4. Mitsui & Co. Ltd, 5. Ohmi Industries Ltd., Japan 6. Uttam Galva International Pte. Ltd., Singapore 7. Uttam Galva International FZE, UAE 8. Toyota Tshusho Corporation, Japan 9. Marubeni-Itochu Steel Inc., Japan 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
7. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Japan Japan M/s. Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation 1. Hanwa Co., Ltd, Japan 2. Honda Trading Corporation, Japan 3. Kanematsu Corporation Ltd, Japan 4. Marubeni-Itochu Steel Inc., Japan 5. Metal One Corporation, Japan 6. Mitsui & Co. Ltd, Japan 7. Nippon Steel &Sumikin Bussan Corporation, Japan 8. Sumitomo Corporation, Japan 9. Toyota Tshusho Corporation, Japan 10. Ohmi Industries Ltd, Japan 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
8. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Japan Japan Any combination other than S. No. 6 & 7 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
9. 7208,7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Japan Any Any Any 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
10. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Japan Any Any 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
11. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm China PR China PR 1. M/s Zhan gjiaga ng GTA Plate Co., Ltd. 2. M/s Zhan gjiaga ngHo ngcha ng Plate Co., Ltd., 3. M/s Zhan gjiaga ngSha jing Heavy Plate Co., Ltd., 1. M/s Jiangsu Shagang International Trade Co., Ltd., China PR 2. M/s Shagang International (Singapore) Pte LTD., Singapore 3. M/s Xinsha International PTE Ltd., Singapore, 4. M/s Burwill Resources Limited, BVI 5. M/s Future Materials Industry (Hong Kong) Co. Ltd., Hong Kong 6. M/s Lu Qin (Hong Kong) Co. Ltd., Hong Kong 7. M/s Ningbo Cimei Import & Export Co. Ltd., China PR 8. M/s Steelco Pacific Trading Limited, Hong Kong 9. M/S GS Global Corp., Korea R 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
12. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm China PR China PR Any combination other than S. No. 11 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
13. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm China PR Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Any Any 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
14. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty China PR Any Any 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
15. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Russia Russia Any Any 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
16. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Russia Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Any Any 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
17. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Russia Any Any 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
18. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Brazil Brazil Any Any 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
19. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Brazil Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Any Any 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
20. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Brazil Any Any 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
21. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Indonesia Indonesia Any Any 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
22. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Indonesia Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Any Any 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
23. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel in coils of a width upto 2100 mm and thickness upto 25 mm Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Indonesia Any Any 489 Metric Ton United States Dollar
24. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Korea RP Korea RP M/s Hyundai Steel Company 1. M/s GS Global Corp., Korea RP 2. M/s Hyundai Corporation, Korea RP 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
25. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Korea RP Korea RP M/s POSCO 1. M/s POSCO Daewoo Corporation, Korea RP 2. M/s GS Global Corp, Korea RP 3. M/s Hyundai Corporation, Korea RP 4. M/s POSCO Asia, Hong Kong 5. POSCO P&S, Korea RP 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
26. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Korea RP Korea RP Any combination other than S. No. 1 & 2 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
27. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Korea RP Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Any Any 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
28. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Korea RP Any Any 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
29. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Japan Japan JFE Steel Corporation 1. JFE Shoji Trade Corporation, Japan 2. Metal One Corporation, Japan 3. Mitsui & Co. Ltd, Japan 4. Ohmi Industries, Ltd., Japan 5. Toyota Tshusho Corporation, Japan 6. Shinsho Corporation, Japan 7. Marubeni-Itochu Steel Inc., Japan 8. Kyusho Co. Ltd., Japan 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
30. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Japan Japan M/s Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation 1. Hanwa Co. Ltd, Japan 2. Mitsui & Co. Ltd, Japan 3. Nippon Steel &Sumikin Bussan Corporation, Japan 4. Sumitomo Corporation, Japan 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
31. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Japan Japan Any combination other than Sl. No. 6 & 7 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
32. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Japan Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Any Any 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
33. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Japan Any Any 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
34. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm China PR China PR 1. M/s Zhangj iagang GTA Plate Co., Ltd. 2. M/s Zhangj iagang Hongc hang Plate Co., Ltd., 3. M/s Zhangj iagang Shajin g Heavy Plate Co., Ltd 1. M/s Jiangsu Shagang International Trade Co. Ltd., China PR 2. M/s Shagang International (Singapore) Pte Ltd., Singapore 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
35. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm China PR China PR 1. M/s Wuyan g New Heavy & Wide Steel Plate Co. Ltd 2. M/s Wuyan g Iron and Steel Co. Ltd 1. M/s Wuyang Iron and Steel Co. Ltd., China PR 2. Hebei Iron & Steel (Hong Kong) International Trade Co. Ltd, Hong Kong 3. Hebei Iron & Steel (Singapore) PTE. Ltd, Singapore 4. Salzgitter Mannesmann International GmbH, Germany 5. Burwill Resources Limited, BVI 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
36. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm China PR China PR Any combination other than S. No. 12 & 13 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
37. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm China PR Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Any Any 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
38. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty China PR Any Any 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
39. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Russia Russia Any Any 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
40. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Russia Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Any Any 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
41. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Russia Any Any 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
42. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Brazil Brazil Any Any 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
43. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Brazil Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Any Any 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
44. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Brazil Any Any 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
45. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Indonesia Indonesia Any Any 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
46. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Indonesia Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Any Any 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar
47. 7208, 7211, 7225 or 7226 Hot-rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel not in coils (commonly known as sheets and plates) of a width upto 4950 mm and thickness upto 150 mm Any country other than those subject to anti dumping duty Indonesia Any Any 561 Metric Ton United States Dollar

Note: The description of the subject goods excludes the following:-

(a) Hot-rolled flat products of stainless steel;

(b) Hot-rolled flat products of steel which are electrolytically plated or coated with zinc;

(c) Hot-rolled flat products of steel otherwise plated or coated with zinc; or

(d) Cladded steel.

2. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification 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 8th August, 2016, and shall be payable in Indian currency:

Provided that the said anti-dumping duty shall not be levied for the period commencing from the date of the lapse of the provisional anti-dumping duty, that is, the 8th April, 2017 upto the publication of this notification in the Official Gazette.

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 Act.

[F.No.354/119/2016-TRU]

(Mohit Tewari)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

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