Seeks to levy definitive anti-dumping duty on Phenol, originating in, or exported from the European Union, Singapore and Korea RP, for a period of five years

TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)]

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 6/2016-Customs (ADD)

 New Delhi, the 8th March, 2016

            G.S.R.  284(E). –Whereas,  in the matter of ‘Phenol’ (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under tariff item 2907 11 10 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, Singapore and Korea RP (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 number14/13/2014-DGAD, dated the 12th January, 2016, has come to the conclusion that –

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

(ii)     the domestic industry has suffered material injury in respect of subject goods;

(iii)    the material injury has been caused by the dumped imports from subject countries,

and has recommended imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject goods, originating in, or exported from 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), 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 Item
Descri-
ption of goods
Country of origin
Country of export
Producer
Exporter
Amount
Unit
Currency
(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7)(8)(9)(10)
1.2907 11 10PhenolKorea RPKorea RPM/s LG Chem Ltd,Vinmar International Ltd, USA,
Haresh Petrochem Singapore Pte Ltd, Singapore,
Hyundai Corporation, Korea RP,
ICC Chemical Corporation, USA,
Kempar Energy Pte Ltd, Singapore,
Dinowic Pte Ltd, Singapore,
Hazel  Middle East FZE, UAE,
Integra Petrochemicals Pte Ltd, Singapore ,
Continent International Ltd, Hong Kong,
Oxyde Chemicals China Ltd, Hong Kong
NilMTUS Dollar
2.2907 11 10PhenolKorea RPKorea RPM/s LG Chem Ltd,Any other than at Sl. No. 177.19MTUS Dollar
3.2907 11 10PhenolKorea RPKorea RPM/s Kumho P&B Chemicals Inc Humade Corporation, Korea RP,
Woori P and C Corporation, Korea RP
Canko Marketing Inc., Korea RP
NilMTUS Dollar
4.2907 11 10PhenolKorea RPKorea RPM/s Kumho P&B Chemicals IncAny other than at Sl. No. 477.19MTUS Dollar
5.2907 11 10PhenolKorea RPKorea RPAny other combinationAny other combination77.19MTUS Dollar
6.2907 11 10PhenolKorea RPAnyAnyAny77.19MTUS Dollar
7.2907 11 10PhenolAny country other than subject countriesKorea RPAnyAny77.19MTUS Dollar
8.2907 11 10PhenolSingaporeSingaporeM/s Mitsui Phenols Singapore Pte LtdM/s Mitsui & Co. (Asia Pacific) Pte. Ltd, Singapore,
M/s Sumitomo Corporation Asia and Oceania Pvt Ltd, Singapore Petrochem Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore
NilMTUS Dollar
9.2907 11 10PhenolSingaporeSingaporeM/s Mitsui Phenols Singapore Pte LtdAny other than at Sl. No. 9219.58MTUS Dollar
10.2907 11 10PhenolSingaporeSingaporeAny other combinationAny other combination219.58MTUS Dollar
11.2907 11 10PhenolSingaporeAnyAnyAny219.58MTUS Dollar
12.2907 11 10PhenolAny country other than subject countriesSingaporeAnyAny219.58MTUS Dollar
13.2907 11 10PhenolEuropean UnionEuropean UnionAnyAny253.06MTUS Dollar
14.2907 11 10PhenolEuropean UnionAnyAnyAny253.06MTUS Dollar
15.2907 11 10PhenolAny country other than subject countriesEuropean UnionAnyAny253.06MTUS 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. 354/202/2015-TRU]
(Mohit Tewari)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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