Notification No. 18/2021-Customs (ADD)Seeks to impose anti-dumping duty on imports of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) resin originating in or exported from China PR for a period of 5 years.

MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
New Delhi, the 27th March, 2021

Notification No. 18/2021-Customs (ADD)

G.S.R. 216(E).—Whereas, in the matter of “Polyethylene Terephthalate resin having an intrinsic viscosity of 0.72 decilitres per gram or higher” (Bottle-grade PET resin, excluding recycled PET resin), hereinafter referred to as the subject goods, falling under tariff items 3907 61 90 or 3907 69 90 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 People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as the subject country) and imported into India, the designated authority in its final findings vide notification No. 6/24/2019-DGTR, dated the 28th December, 2020, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 28th December, 2020, has come to the conclusion that imposition of anti-dumping duty is required to offset the injury to the domestic industry caused by the dumped imports of subject goods from the subject country and has recommended imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject country and imported into India.

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

TABLE

S.No.
Tariff Item
Description of Goods
Country
of Origin
Country
of
Export
Producer
Amount
Unit
Currency
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
1.
39076190
and 39076990
Polyethylene Terephthalate resin having an intrinsic viscosity of 0.72 decilitres per gram or higher*
China PR
China PR
Jiangyin Chengold Packaging Materials Co. Ltd./China Prosperity (Jiangyin) Petrochemical Co, Ltd.
146.11
MT
USD
2.
39076190
and 39076990
Polyethylene Terephthalate resin having an intrinsic viscosity of 0.72 decilitres per gram or higher*
China PR
China PR
Wankai New Materials Co. Ltd.
15.54
MT
USD
3.
39076190
and 39076990
Polyethylene Terephthalate resin having an intrinsic viscosity of 0.72 decilitres per gram or higher*
China PR
China PR
Jiangsu Xingye Plastic Co. Ltd./ Jiangyin Xingyu New Material Co. Ltd. / Jiangsu Sanfame International Trade Co. Ltd.
60.92
MT
USD
4.
39076190
and 39076990
Polyethylene
Terephthalate resin
having an intrinsic viscosity of 0.72 decilitres per gram
or higher*
China PR
China PR
Any producer
other than
producers mentions at serial numbers
1, 2 and 3
above
200.66
MT
USD
5.
39076190 and 39076990
Polyethylene Terephthalate resin having an intrinsic viscosity of 0.72 decilitres per gram
or higher*
China PR
Any country other than China PR
Any
200.66
MT
USD
6.
39076190 and 39076990
Polyethylene Terephthalate resin having an intrinsic viscosity of 0.72 decilitres per gram
or higher*
Any country other than China PR
China PR
Any
200.66
MT
USD

* Bottle-grade PET resin, excluding recycled PET resin

2. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be levied 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 payable 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. 354/112/2020-TRU]
GAURAV SINGH, Dy. Secy.

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