Seeks to levy definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of Measuring Tapes originating in, or exported from Chinese Taipei, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam for a period of five years

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 16/2016-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, the dated 2nd May, 2016

G.S.R. (E). – Whereas, in the matter of ‘Measuring Tapes’ (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods) falling under tariff items 9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10 or 9017 80 90 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 Chinese Taipei, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam (hereinafter referred to as the ‘subject countries’), and imported into India, the designated authority in its final findings published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, vide notification No. 14/21/2014-DGAD dated the 10th March, 2016, has come to the conclusion that –

(a) there is dumping of the subject goods from the subject countries;

(b) dumped imports are causing injury to the domestic industry,

and has recommended imposition of the anti-dumping duty on the subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject countries.

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) and subsection (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, on the basis of 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, specification of which is mentioned in column (4), 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 (5), exported from the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), produced by the producers as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), exported by the exporters as specified in the corresponding entry in column (8) and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate equal to the amount as specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) in the currency as specified in the corresponding entry in column (11) and as per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (10) of the said Table, namely:-

Table

S. No.

Tariff item Description of goods Specification Country of origin Country of export

Producer

Exporter

Duty amount

Unit

Currency

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

1

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesSteel TapesMalaysiaMalaysia

Any

Any

2.60

kg

US Dollar

2

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesSteel TapesMalaysiaAny

Any

Any

2.60

kg

US Dollar

3

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesSteel TapesAnyMalaysia

Any

Any

2.60

kg

US Dollar

4

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesFibre Glass TapesMalaysiaMalaysia

Any

Any

2.79

kg

US Dollar

5

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesFibre Glass TapesMalaysiaAny

Any

Any

2.79

kg

US Dollar

6

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesFibre Glass TapesAnyMalaysia

Any

Any

2.79

kg

US Dollar

7

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesSteel TapesTaiwanTaiwan

Any

Any

2.84

kg

US Dollar

8

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesSteel TapesTaiwanAny

Any

Any

2.84

kg

US Dollar

9

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesSteel TapesAnyTaiwan

Any

Any

2.84

kg

US Dollar

10

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesFibre Glass TapesTaiwanTaiwan

Any

Any

2.86

kg

US Dollar

1 1

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesFibre Glass TapesTaiwanAny

Any

Any

2.86

kg

US Dollar

12

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesFibre Glass TapesAnyTaiwan

Any

Any

2.86

kg

US Dollar

13

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesSteel TapesThailandThailand

Any

Any

2.96

kg

US Dollar

14

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesSteel TapesThailandAny

Any

Any

2.96

kg

US Dollar

15

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesSteel TapesAnyThailand

Any

Any

2.96

kg

US Dollar

16

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesFibre glass tapesThailandThailand

Any

Any

3.27

kg

US Dollar

17

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesFibre glass tapesThailandAny

Any

Any

3.27

kg

US Dollar

18

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesFibre glass tapesAnyThailand

Any

Any

3.27

kg

US Dollar

19

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesSteel TapesVietnamVietnam

Any

Any

2.77

kg

US Dollar

20

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesSteel TapesVietnamAny

Any

Any

2.77

kg

US Dollar

21

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesSteel TapesAnyVietnam

Any

Any

2.77

kg

US Dollar

22

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesFibre glass tapesVietnamVietnam

Any

Any

1.87

kg

US Dollar

23

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesFibre glass tapesVietnamAny

Any

Any

1.87

kg

US Dollar

24

9017 10 00, 9017 30 10, 9017 30 29, 9017 80 10, or 9017 80 90Measuring TapesFibre glass tapesAnyVietnam

Any

Any

1.87

Kg

US 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 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.354/30/2016-TRU]

(Anurag Sehgal)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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