Anti-dumping duty on Acrylic fibre originating in, or exported from Japan Spain, Portugal and Italy by specified exporters.
Whereas in the matter of import of acrylic fibres, 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 Japan, Spain, Portugal or Italy, the Designated Authority vide its preliminary findings, published in Part I, Section 1 of the Gazette of India Extraordinary, dated the 20th October, 1998, had come to the conclusion that – (i) acrylic fibre of Japan, Spain, Portugal and Italy, has been exported to India below normal value, resulting in dumping; (h) the Indian Industry has suffered material injury; (in) the injury has been caused cumulatively by the imports from Japan, Spain, Portugal and Italy; 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. 90/98-Customs, dated 17th November, 1998 [G.S.R. 683 (E), dated the 17th November, 1998] published in Part II, Section 3, sub-section (i) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, dated the 17th November, 1998 (hereinafter referred to as the provisional duty); AND WHEREAS the Designated Authority vide Notification No. 32/1/97-ADD, published in Part I, Section 1 of the Gazette of India Extraordinary, dated the 24th December, 1998 has in its final finding concluded that – (i) acrylic fibre exported from Japan, Spain, Portugal and Italy has been exported to India below its normal value resulting in dumping of acrylic fibres; (ii) the domestic industry has suffered material injury; and (iii) 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 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 Central Government after considering the aforesaid final finding of the Designated Authority, hereby imposes on the said [acrylic fibre, excluding modacrylic fibre] when originating in, or exported from, the country specified in column (2) of the Table hereto annexed, by the exporters mentioned in the corresponding entry in column (3) of the said Table, and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty which shall be equivalent to difference between the amount mentioned in the corresponding entry in column (4) of the said Table and the landed value of acrylic fibre per Kg.
|S. No.||Name of the country||Name of the Exporter/Producer (in||Amount Rupees per Kg.)|
|1.||Japan||Asahi Chemical Industries Ltd.||81.36|
|Mitsubishi Rayon Co. Ltd.||79.57|
|Toyobo Co. Ltd.||77.09|
|Any other exporter||81.36|
2. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be levied with effect from the date of imposition of provisional duty, i.e., the 17th November, 1998.
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 of customs leviable under Sections 3, 3A, 8B, 9 or section 9A, as the case may be, of the said Customs Tariff Act.
Notification No. 8/99-Cus., dated 22-1-1999 as amended by Notification No. 53/99-Cus., dated 4-5-1999.