Notification No. 94/99-Customs

Dated: 16/07/1999

Anti-dumping duty on Acrylic fibre, including tow and tops ranging from 1.5 denier to 8.0 denier
originating in, or exported from, Mexico. 

 WHEREAS in the ma tter of import of Acrylic fibre, including tow and tops, ranging from 1.5 denier to 8.0 denier and falling under Chapter 55 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, Mexico, the Designated Authority, vide its preliminary findings, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 8th April, 19^9, had come to the conclusion that –

(a) Acrylic fibre originating in, or exported from, Mexico, has been exported to India below normal value, resulting in dumping;

(b) the Indian industry has suffered material injury;

(c) injury has been caused by imports from the subject country;

AND WHEREAS on the basis of the aforesaid findings of the Designated Authority, the Central Government has imposed anti-dumping duty vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 64/99-Customs, dated the 14th May, 1999 [G.S.R. 351(B), dated the 14th May, 1999] published in Part II, Section 3, sub-section (i) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, dated the 14th May, 1999 (hereinafter referred to as the provisional duty);

AND WHEREAS the Designated Authority vide Notification No. 21/1/98-DGAD, published in Part I, Section 1 of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, dated the 25th June, 1999, has in its final findings concluded that –

(a) Acrylic fibre has been exported from Mexico to India below normal value resulting in dumping;

(b) the domestic industry has suffered material injury;

(c) the causal link between dumping and injury is established;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 9A of the said 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 acrylic fibre, including tow and tops, ranging from 1.5 denier to 8.0 denier and falling under Chapter 55 of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act, when originating in, or exported from, Mexico, by any exporter, and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty which shall be equivalent to the difference between the amount of Rs. 83.70 (Rupees eighty three and paise seventy) per kg., and the landed value of acrylic fibre per kg.

2. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be levied with effect from the date of imposition of the provisional duty i.e., the 14th May, 1999.

Explanation. – For the purposes of this notification, “landed value” means the assessable value as determined under the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) and includes all duties of customs except duties customs of levied under sections 3,3A, 8B, 9 or 9A, as the case may be, of the said Customs Tariff Act.

Notification No. 94/99-Cus., dated 16-7-1999.

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