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

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 133/2008-Customs

  New Delhi, the 12th December, 2008

            G.S.R.    (E). – Whereas in the matter of imports of certain rubber chemicals, namely, MBT (having chemical description 2-Mercapto Benzothiazole), CBS (having chemical description N-Cyclohexyl-2-Benzothiazole Sulphenamide), TDQ (having chemical description Polymerized 2,2,4 – Trimethyl-1,2- dihydroquinoline), PVI [having chemical description N-(Cyclohexylthio) Pthalimide], TMT (having chemical description as Tetramethylthiuram Disulfude) and PX-13 (6PPD) [having chemical description N-(1,3-dimethyl butyl)-N Phenyl P-1] (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under Chapter 29 or 38 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China and Korea RP (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries) and imported into India, the designated authority in its preliminary findings vide notification No.14/5/2007-DGAD dated the 28th February, 2008 published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 28th February, 2008, had come to the conclusion that –

(a)    the subject goods had been exported to India from the subject countries below its normal value;

(b)    the domestic industry had suffered material injury; and

(c)    the injury had been caused by the dumped imports from subject countries;

and had recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on the imports of subject goods, originating in, or exported from, the subject countries;

And whereas, on the basis of the aforesaid findings of the designated authority, the Central Government had imposed provisional anti-dumping duty on the subject goods vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 61/2008-Customs, dated 5th May, 2008, published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 337(E), dated the 5th May, 2008;

And whereas, the designated authority in its final findings vide notification No. 14/5/2007-DGAD dated the 1st October, 2008, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 1st October, 2008, had come to the conclusion that-

(a)    imports originating in the subject country are taking place at dumped prices and the same had caused material injury to the domestic industry;

(b)    subject goods exported from the subject countries were at prices below their normal values, non injurious price of the domestic industry and the net sales realization of the subject goods of the applicants, and had caused injury to the domestic industry;

(c)    decline in market share of domestic industry as a consequence of increase in market share of subject imports from the subject country prevented the domestic industry from increasing their sales commensurate to growth in demand;

(d)    significant price-undercutting and substantial increase in the volume of dumped imports adversely affected the performance of the domestic industry in terms of profits, cash flow, and return on investment; and

(e)    significant increase in volume of dumped imports from the subject country (both in absolute terms as well as in relation to the share in demand) had resulted in significant decline in market share of the domestic industry;

and had recommended the imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on  imports of the subject goods  originating in or exported from the subject country;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (5) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), 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 , the Central Government, on the basis of the aforesaid findings of the designated authority, hereby imposes on the goods, the description of which is specified in column (3) of the Table below, falling under heading of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act as specified in the corresponding entry in column (2),  the specification of which is specified in column (4) of the said Table, originating in the country specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), and exported from the country specified in the corresponding entry in column (6) and produced by the producer specified in the corresponding entry in column (7) and exported by the exporter specified in the corresponding entry in column (8), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate equal to the amount indicated in the corresponding entry in column (9), in the currency as specified in the corresponding entry in column (11) and per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (10) of the said Table.

Table

S. No Heading Description Specification Country of origin Country of export Producer Exporter Duty Amt Unit of measure

ment

Currency
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
7
(8)
(9)
(10)
(11)
1
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical  PX-13
N-(1,3-dimethyl butyl)-N’ Phenyl-p- phenylenediamine or6C, or Pilflex 13, Sirantox 4020, antioxidant 4020, kumhonax 13, vulcanox 4020
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Sinorgchem  Co Shandong
Sinorgchem Co Shandong
42.70
Per kilogram
Rupees
2
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical  PX-13
N-(1,3-dimethyl butyl)-N’ Phenyl-p- phenylenediamine or6C, or Pilflex 13, Sirantox 4020, antioxidant 4020, kumhonax 13, vulcanox 4020
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any other than above
Any other than above
60.59
Per kilogram
Rupees
3
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical  PX-13
N-(1,3-dimethyl butyl)-N’ Phenyl-p- phenylenediamine or6C, or Pilflex 13, Sirantox 4020, antioxidant 4020, kumhonax 13, vulcanox 4020
Any other than Korea RP
People’s Republic of China
Any other than above
Any other than above
60.59
Per kilogram
Rupees
4
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical  PX-13
N-(1,3-dimethyl butyl)-N’ Phenyl-p- phenylenediamine or6C, or Pilflex 13, Sirantox 4020, antioxidant 4020, kumhonax 13, vulcanox 4020
Korea RP
Korea RP
Kumho Petrochemicals Co.Ltd
Kumho Petrochemicals Co.Ltd
10.35
Per kilogram
Rupees
5
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical  PX-13
N-(1,3-dimethyl butyl)-N’ Phenyl-p- phenylenediamine or6C, or Pilflex 13, Sirantox 4020, antioxidant 4020, kumhonax 13, vulcanox 4020
Korea RP
Any
Any other than above
Any other than above
11.31
Per kilogram
Rupees
6
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical  PX-13
N-(1,3-dimethyl butyl)-N’ Phenyl-p- phenylenediamine or6C, or Pilflex 13, Sirantox 4020, antioxidant 4020, kumhonax 13, vulcanox 4020
Any other than People’s Republic of China
Korea RP
Any other than above
Any other than above
11.31
Per kilogram
Rupees
7
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical MBT
2-Mercapto Benzothiazole, or Accelerator M, Accelerator MBT
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Shandong Shanxian Chemical Co. Ltd.
Shandong Shanxian Chemical Co. Ltd.
24.96
Per kilogram
Rupees
8
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical MBT
2-Mercapto Benzothiazole, or Accelerator M, Accelerator MBT
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any other than above
Any other than above
26.06
Per kilogram
Rupees
9
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical MBT
2-Mercapto Benzothiazole, or Accelerator M, Accelerator MBT
Any
People’s Republic of China
Any other than above
Any other than above
26.06
Per kilogram
Rupees
10
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical TDQ
Polymerised 2,2,4-Trimethyl1,2-dihydroquinoline, or TDQ or Antioxidant RD
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any
Any
18.22
Per kilogram
Rupees
11
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical TDQ
Polymerised 2,2,4-Trimethyl-1,2-dihydroquinoline, or TDQ or Antioxidant RD
Any
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any
18.22
Per kilogram
Rupees
12
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical TMT
Tetramethylthiuram Disulfude, or Accelerator TMTD, Thiuram C
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Shandong Shanxian Chemical Co. Ltd.
Shandong Shanxian Chemical Co. Ltd.
24.13
Per kilogram
Rupees
13
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical TMT
Tetramethylthiuram Disulfude, or Accelerator TMTD, Thiuram C
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any other than above
Any other than above
28.86
Per kilogram
Rupees
14
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical TMT
Tetramethylthiuram Disulfude, or Accelerator TMTD, Thiuram C
Any
People’s Republic of China
Any other than above
Any other than above
28.86
Per kilogram
Rupees
15
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical CBS
N-cyclohexyl-2-benzothiazole sulphenamide, or Accelerator CZ, Accelerator HBS, CBS
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Shandong Shanxian Chemical Co. Ltd.
Shandong Shanxian Chemical Co. Ltd.
36.21
Per kilogram
Rupees
16
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical CBS
N-cyclohexyl-2-benzothiazole sulphenamide, or Accelerator CZ, Accelerator HBS, CBS
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any other than above
Any other than above
40.10
Per kilogram
Rupees
17
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical CBS
N-cyclohexyl-2-benzothiazole sulphenamide, or Accelerator CZ, Accelerator HBS, CBS
Any
People’s Republic of China
Any other than above
Any other than above
40.10
Per kilogram
Rupees
18
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical PVI
N-(Cyclohexylthio) pthalimide, or Anti Scorch Agent CTP, PVI
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Any
Shandong Shanxian Chemical Co. Ltd.
13.05
Per kilogram
Rupees
19
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical PVI
N-(Cyclohexylthio) pthalimide, or Anti Scorch Agent CTP, PVI
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Shandong Yanggu Huatai Chemical Co. Ltd.
Shandong Yanggu Huatai Chemical Co. Ltd.
20.91
Per kilogram
Rupees
20
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical PVI
N-(Cyclohexylthio) pthalimide, or Anti Scorch Agent CTP, PVI
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any other than above
Any other than above
27.91
Per kilogram
Rupees
21
2902,2907, 2909,2917, 2921,2925, 2930,2933, 2934,2935, 2942,3811, 3812,  or 3815
Rubber Chemical PVI
N-(Cyclohexylthio) pthalimide, or Anti Scorch Agent CTP, PVI
Any
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any
27.91
Per kilogram
Rupees

2.The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be levied with effect from the date of imposition of the provisional anti-dumping duty, that is, the 5th May, 2008, and shall be payable 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.354/166/2007 -TRU]

(Unmesh Wagh)

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