CBIC imposes anti-dumping duty on imports of Normal Butanol or N-Butyl alcohol originating in or exported from European Union, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa and United States of America for a further period of 5 years vide Notification No. 21/2021-Customs (ADD) Dated 12th April, 2021.

MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
New Delhi

Notification No. 21/2021-Customs (ADD) Dated 12th April, 2021

G.S.R. 260(E).—Whereas, the designated authority, vide notification No. 7/29/2020-DGTR, dated the 31st August, 2020, 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 ‘Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol’ (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods) falling under tariff item 2905 13 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 European Union, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa and United States of America (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), imposed vide notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 13/2016-Customs (ADD), dated the 13th April, 2016, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 423(E), dated the 13th April, 2016;

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. 7/29/2020-DGTR, dated the 30th March, 2021, in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, has come to the conclusion that-

(i) there is continued dumping of the subject goods from the subject countries and the imports are likely to enter the Indian market at dumped prices in the event of expiry of duty;

(ii) there is likelihood of injury in the event of expiry of duty;

(iii) the information on record shows likelihood of continuation and recurrence of dumping and injury in case the anti-dumping duty in force is allowed to cease at this stage,

and has recommended continued imposition of 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-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 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), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate equal to the amount as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), as per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (8) and in the currency as specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) of the said Table, namely:-

TABLE

S. No.

Tariff

Item

Descri-ption of Goods

Country of Origin

Country of Export

Producer

Duty Amount

Unit of Measure-ment

Curre-ncy

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

1. 29051300 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol European Union Any country including European Union Any 46.27 MT us$
2. 29051300 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Any other than the subject countries European Union Any 46.27 MT US$
3. 29051300 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Malaysia Any country including Malaysia M/s PETRONAS Chemicals Derivatives Sdn. Bhd. 51.42 MT US$
4. 29051300 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Malaysia Any country including Malaysia M/s BASF PETRONAS Chemicals Sdn. Bhd. 26.59 MT US$
5. 29051300 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Malaysia Any country including Malaysia Any other than producer at S. No. 3 & 4 149.31 MT US$
6. 29051300 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Any other than the subject countries Malaysia Any 149.31 MT US$
7. 29051300 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Singapore Any country including Singapore Any 35.66 MT US$
8. 29051300 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Any other than the subject countries Singapore Any 35.66 MT US$
9. 29051300 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol South Africa Any country including South Africa Any 13.24 MT US$
10. 29051300 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Any other than the subject countries South Africa Any 13.24 MT US$
11. 29051300 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol USA Any country including USA Any 24.16 MT US$
12. 29051300 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Any other than the subject countries USA Any 24.16 MT US$

 

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. 354/262/2015-TRU (Pt-I)]

RAJEEV RANJAN, Under Secy.

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