Seeks to impose anti-dumping duty on the imports of Viscose Staple Fibre excluding Bamboo Fibre originating in or exported from People’s Republic of China and Indonesia for a period of five years.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 43/2016-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, the 8th August, 2016

G.S.R. 777(E). – Whereas, the designated authority, vide notification No. 15/9/2015-DGAD, dated the 22nd July, 2015, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, had initiated a review in the matter of continuation of anti-dumping duty on imports of “Viscose Staple Fibre excluding Bamboo Fibre” (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods) falling under tariff item 5504 10 00 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 and Indonesia (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries) imposed vide notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 76/2010-Customs, dated the 26th July, 2010, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R.632(E), dated the 26th July, 2010;

And whereas, the Central Government had extended the anti-dumping duty on the subject goods, originating in, or exported from, the subject countries, upto and inclusive of the 25th day of July, 2016, vide notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 37/2015- Customs(ADD), dated the 6th August, 2015, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 616 (E), dated the 6th August, 2015;

And whereas, in the matter of review of anti-dumping duty on import of the subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject countries, the designated authority in its final findings, published vide notification No. 15/9/2015-DGAD, dated the 8th July, 2016, in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, has come to the conclusion that-

(i) subject goods have been exported to India from the subject countries below its normal value;

(ii) domestic industry has suffered injury;

(iii) there is a likelihood of recurrence of dumping and injury in case of cessation of antidumping duties.

and has recommended continued imposition of the anti-dumping duty on the subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject country;

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 23 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 the 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), 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

S. No
Tariff Item
Description of goods
Country of Origin
Country of export
Producer
Exporter
Amount
Unit of measurement
Currency
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
1.
5504 10 00
„Viscose Staple Fibre (VSF) excluding Bamboo fibre‟
Indonesia
Indonesia
P T South Pacific Viscose
P T South Pacific Viscose
0.103
Kilogram
US Dollar
2.
5504 10 00
„Viscose Staple Fibre (VSF) excluding Bamboo fibre‟
Indonesia
Indonesia
Any Combination other than at S.No.1
0.512
Kilogram
US Dollar
3.
5504 10 00
„Viscose Staple Fibre (VSF) excluding Bamboo fibre‟
Indonesia
Any country other than attracting antidumping duty
Any
Any
0.512
Kilogram
US Dollar
4.
5504 10 00
„Viscose Staple Fibre (VSF) excluding Bamboo fibre‟
Any country other than attracting antidumping duty
Indonesia
Any
Any
0.512
Kilogram
US Dollar
5.
5504 10 00
„Viscose Staple Fibre (VSF) excluding Bamboo fibre‟
People‟s Republic of China
People‟s Republic of China
Tangsha n Sanyou Group Xingda Chemical Fibre Co., Ltd
Tangsha n Sanyou Group Hongkon g Internati onal Trade Co. Ltd
0.180
Kilogram
US Dollar
6.
5504 10 00
„Viscose Staple Fibre (VSF) excluding Bamboo fibre‟
People‟s Republic of China
People‟s Republic of China
Any Combination other than at S. No. 5
0.194
Kilogram
US Dollar
7.
5504 10 00
„Viscose Staple Fibre (VSF) excluding Bamboo fibre‟
People‟s Republic of China
Any country other than attracting antidumping duty
Any
Any
0.194
Kilogram
US Dollar
8.
5504 10 00
„Viscose Staple Fibre (VSF) excluding Bamboo fibre‟
Any country other than attracting antidumping duty
People‟s Republic of China
Any
Any
0.194
Kilogram
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.354/171/2009-TRU (Pt.-II)]

(Anurag Sehgal)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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