GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 13/2016-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, the 13th April, 2016

G.S.R. 423 (E) –Whereas,  in the matter of ‘Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol’ (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under tariff item 2905 13 00 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, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa and United States of America (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 number 14/4/2013-DGAD, dated the 19th February, 2016, has come to the conclusion that –

(i)  the export price of the subject goods exported from the subject countries are below normal value, thus establishing dumping of the same;

(ii)  the domestic industry continues to suffer material injury on account of dumped imports from the subject countries; and

(iii)  it is necessary to recommend imposition of antidumping duty on imports of subject goods from the subject countries.

and has recommended imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the 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 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 13 00Normal Butanol or N-Butyl AlcoholEuropean UnionEuropean UnionOxea GmbHPetrochem Middle East FZE, DubaiNilMTUS Dollar
2.2905 13 00Normal Butanol or N-Butyl AlcoholEuropean UnionEuropean UnionOxea GmbHICC Chemicals, USANilMTUS Dollar
3.2905 13 00Normal Butanol or N-Butyl AlcoholEuropean UnionEuropean UnionAny combination other than (1) and (2) above46.27MTUS Dollar
4.2905 13 00Normal Butanol or N-Butyl AlcoholEuropean UnionAnyAnyAny46.27MTUS Dollar
5.2905 13 00Normal Butanol or N-Butyl AlcoholAnyEuropean UnionAnyAny46.27MTUS Dollar
6.2905 13 00Normal Butanol or N-Butyl AlcoholMalaysiaMalaysiaM/s PETRONAS Chemicals Derivatives SdnBhdM/s PETRONAS Chemicals Marketing SdnBhd51.42MTUS Dollar
7.2905 13 00Normal Butanol or N-Butyl AlcoholMalaysiaMalaysiaBASF PETRONASBASF PETRONAS26.59MTUS Dollar
8.2905 13 00Normal Butanol or N-Butyl AlcoholMalaysiaMalaysiaAny combination other than (6) and (7) above149.31MTUS Dollar
9.2905 13 00Normal Butanol or N-Butyl AlcoholMalaysiaAnyAnyAny149.31MTUS Dollar
10.2905 13 00Normal Butanol or N-Butyl AlcoholAnyMalaysiaAnyAny149.31MTUS Dollar
11.2905 13 00Normal Butanol or N-Butyl AlcoholSingaporeSingaporeAnyAny35.66MTUS Dollar
12.2905 13 00Normal Butanol or N-Butyl AlcoholSingaporeAnyAnyAny35.66MTUS Dollar
13.2905 13 00Normal Butanol or N-Butyl AlcoholAnySingaporeAnyAny35.66MTUS Dollar
14.2905 13 00Normal Butanol or N-Butyl AlcoholSouth AfricaSouth AfricaAnyAny13.24MTUS Dollar
15.2905 13 00Normal Butanol or N-Butyl AlcoholSouth AfricaAnyAnyAny13.24MTUS Dollar
16.2905 13 00Normal Butanol or N-Butyl AlcoholAnySouth AfricaAnyAny13.24MTUS Dollar
172905 13 00Normal Butanol or N-Butyl AlcoholUnited States of AmericaUnited States of AmericaAnyAny24.16MTUS Dollar
182905 13 00Normal Butanol or N-Butyl AlcoholUnited States of AmericaAnyAnyAny24.16MTUS Dollar
192905 13 00Normal Butanol or N-Butyl AlcoholAnyUnited States of AmericaAnyAny24.16MTUS 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. 354/262/2015-TRU]

(Anurag Sehgal)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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