Seeks to amend notification No. 49/2012 – Customs (ADD) dated the 26th November,2012 to modify the amount of anti-dumping duty on import of Caustic Soda originating in or exported from Iran, Saudi Arabia and USA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(Department of Revenue)

NOTIFICATION No. 39/2017-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, the 23rd August, 2017

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G.S.R. 1059 (E).- Whereas, the Designated Authority, vide notification No. 15/19/2015-DGAD, dated the 22nd January, 2016 published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 22nd January, 2016, had initiated Mid-Term Review Investigation in terms of sub-section (5) of section 9A of Customs Tariff Act 1975 (51 of 1975)(hereinafter referred to as Customs Tariff Act ), read with rule 23 of the Customs Tariff (identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-Dumping Duty on Dumped Articles and Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995 ( hereinafter referred to as the Anti-Dumping Rules) in the matter of continuation of anti-dumping duty on imports of ‘Caustic Soda’ (hereinafter referred to as subject goods), falling under sub-heading 2815 11 and 2815 12 of Chapter 28 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, originating in, or exported from Iran, Saudi Arabia and USA (hereinafter referred to as subject countries) imposed vide notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 49/2012-Customs (ADD), dated the 26th November 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II-Section 3 (i), vide number G.S.R.847 (E), dated the 26th November, 2012.

And whereas, in the matter of review of anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject countries, the Designated Authority in its final findings, published vide notification No. 15/19/2015-DGAD, dated the 20th June, 2017 in the Gazette of India has recommended continuation of anti-dumping duty at modified rates on imports of the subject goods, originating in, or exported from subject countries and imported into India, in order to remove injury to the domestic industry;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (5) of section 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act read with rules 18 and 23 of the Anti-Dumping Rules, the Central Government, after considering the aforesaid final findings of the Designated Authority, hereby makes the following amendment in the notification of the Government of India , in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 49/2012-Customs (ADD), dated the 26th November 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II-Section 3 (i), vide number G.S.R. 847 (E), dated the 26th November, 2012, namely:-

In the said notification, for the TABLE and the entries relating thereto, the following Table and entries shall be substituted, namely: –

“TABLE

Sr.
No.
Sub-heading
Description of Goods
Specification
Country of Origin
Country of Export
Producer
Exporter
Amount (in USD)
Unit of measurement
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
1.
281511
281512
Caustic Soda
Any Grade
Iran
Iran
M/S Arvand Petrochemical Company, Iran
Petro Chemical commercial company
Nil
Dry MetricTonne
2.
281511
281512
Caustic Soda
Any Grade
Iran
Iran
Any combination other than Sr. No. 1 above
9.75
Dry Metric Tonne
3.
281511
281512
Caustic Soda
Any Grade
Iran
Any country other than the subject countries
Any
Any
9.75
Dry MetricTonne
4.
281511
281512
Caustic Soda
Any Grade
Any country other than the subject countries
Iran
Any
Any
9.75
Dry MetricTonne
5.
281511
281512
Caustic Soda
Any Grade
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Petro- chemical Co. (SADAF)
SHELL trading (ME) Pvt. Ltd., UAE and Petrochem Middle East FZE, Dubai
16.24
Dry MetricTonne
6.
281511
281512
Caustic Soda
Any Grade
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
Any combination
other than Sr No. 5 above
16.24
Dry MetricTonne
7.
281511
281512
Caustic Soda
Any Grade
Saudi Arabia
Any country other than the subject countries
Any
Any
16.24
8.
281511
281512
Caustic Soda
Any Grade
Any country other than the subject countries
Saudi Arabia
Any
Any
16.24
9.
281511
281512
Caustic Soda
Any Grade
USA
USA
Any
Any
55.96
10.
281511
281512
Caustic Soda
Any Grade
USA
Any country other than the subject countries
Any
Any
55.96
11.
281511
281512
Caustic Soda
Any Grade
Any country other than the subject countries
USA
Any
Any
55.96

[F.No.354/119/2005-TRU (Pt-III)]

RUCHI BISHT, Under Secy.

Note: – The principal notification No. 49/2012-Customs (ADD), dated the 26th November 2012, was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II-Section 3 (i), vide number G.S.R. 847 (E), dated the 26th November, 2012.

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