Seeks to levy definitive anti-dumping duty on 2-Ethyl Hexanol, originating in, or exported from the European Union, Indonesia, Korea RP, Malaysia, Chinese Taipei and USA for a period of five years

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 10/2016-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, the 29th March, 2016

G.S.R. (E). –Whereas, in the matter of ‘2-Ethyl Hexanol (2EH)’ (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under tariff item 2905 16 20 of Chapter 29 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, the European Union, Indonesia, Korea RP, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Chinese Taipei and United States of America, and imported into India, the designated authority in its final findings published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1,vide notification number 14/24/2014-DGAD, dated the 18th February, 2016, has come to the conclusion that –

(i) the subject goods have entered the Indian market from the European Union, United States of America, Korea RP, Chinese Taipei, Malaysia and Indonesia at prices less than their normal values and the dumping margins of the dumped imports from these countries are substantial and above de minimis;

(ii) the dumping margin of the imports of the subject goods from Saudi Arabia is found to be de minimis and therefore, the investigation against this country has been terminated;

(iii) the domestic industry has suffered material injury; and

(iv) the material injury has been caused by the volume and price effects of dumped imports from the countries named at (i) above, coupled with disruption in raw material supply during a significant part of the period of investigation,

and has recommended imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject goods, originating in, or exported from the European Union, Indonesia, Korea RP, Malaysia, Chinese Taipei and United States of America (hereinafter referred to as 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 on the subject goods, the description of which is specified in column (3) of the Table below, falling under tariff item of the First Schedule to the 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, 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

Sl. No.Tariff ItemDescription of GoodsCountry of OriginCountry of exportProducerExporter (s)AmountUnitCurrency
(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7)(8)(9)(10)
1.2905 16 202-Ethyl Hexanol (2-EH) in all forms and gradesMalaysiaMalaysiaBASF PETRONS Chemicals (BPC) Sdn Bhd, MalaysiaBASF PETRONS Chemicals (BPC) Sdn Bhd, Malaysia53.63MTUS Dollar
2.2905 16 202-Ethyl Hexanol (2-EH) in all forms and gradesMalaysiaMalaysiaAny combination other than above107.30MTUS Dollar
3.2905 16 202-Ethyl Hexanol (2-EH) in all forms and gradesAny country other than subject countriesMalaysiaAnyAny107.30MTUS Dollar
4.2905 16 202-Ethyl Hexanol

(2-EH) in all forms and grades

Korea RPKorea RPM/s LG Chem, KoreaM/s Hyundai Corporation, Korea, M/s Vinmar International, Ltd. USANilMTUS Dollar
5.2905 16 202-Ethyl Hexanol (2-EH) in all forms and gradesKorea RPAnyAny combination other than above15.55MTUS Dollar
6.2905 16 202-Ethyl Hexanol (2-EH) in all forms and gradesAny country other than subject countriesKorea RPAnyAny15.55MTMT US Dollar
7.2905 16 202-Ethyl Hexanol (2-EH) in all forms and gradesEuropean UnionEuropean UnionM/s Oxea GmbH, GermanyM/s ICC Chemical Corporation, USA; M/s Petrochem Middle East FZE, Dubai; M/s Vinmar International, USA45.47MTUS Dollar
8.2905 16 202-Ethyl Hexanol (2-EH) in all forms and gradesEuropean UnionAnyAny combination other than above113.47MTUS Dollar
9.2905 16 202-Ethyl Hexanol (2-EH) in all forms and gradesAny country other than subject countriesEuropean UnionAnyAny113.47MTUS Dollar
10.2905 16 202-Ethyl Hexanol (2-EH) in all forms and gradesIndonesiaIndonesiaM/s P. T. Petro Oxo Nusantara, IndonesiaM/s P. T.  Petro Oxo Nusantara, Indonesia ;

M/s Solitz Asia Pte Ltd. Singapore

45.67MTUS Dollar
11.2905 16 202-Ethyl Hexanol (2-EH) in all forms and gradesIndonesiaIndonesiaAny combination other than above127.82MTUS Dollar
12.2905 16 202-Ethyl Hexanol (2-EH) in all forms and gradesAny country other than subject countriesIndonesiaAnyAny127.82MTUS Dollar
13.2905 16 202-Ethyl Hexanol (2-EH) in all forms and gradesUnited States of AmericaAnyAnyAny29.61MTUS Dollar
14.2905 16 202-Ethyl Hexanol (2-EH) in all forms and gradesAny country other than subject countriesUnited States of AmericaAnyAny29.61MTUS Dollar
15.2905 16 202-Ethyl Hexanol (2-EH) in all forms and gradesTaiwanAnyAnyAny42.45MTUS Dollar
16.2905 16 202-Ethyl Hexanol (2-EH) in all forms and gradesAny country other than subject countriesTaiwanAnyAny42.45MTUS Dollar

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 publication of this notification in the Official Gazette and shall be paid in Indian currency.

Explanation.- For the purposes of this notification, rate of exchange applicable for the purpose 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. 354/264/2015-TRU]

(Anurag Sehgal)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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