Seeks to impose anti-dumping duty on imports of ‘Dimethylacetamide’ originating in or exported from China PR and Turkey

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

NOTIFICATION No.12/2018-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, the 20th March, 2018

G.S.R…. (E). – Whereas, in the matter of import of ‘Dimethylacetamide’ (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods) falling under the sub-heading 2924 19 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 China PR, and Turkey (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), and imported into India, the designated authority in its final findings vide notification number 14/41/2016-DGAD, dated the 21st February 2018, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 21st February 2018, has come to the conclusion that–

a) the product under consideration has been exported to India from the subject countries below its normal values;

b) the domestic Industry has suffered material injury on account of dumped subject imports from subject countries; and has recommended the imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on the imports of subject goods, originating in or exported from the 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 Customs Tariff Act, and 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 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), exported by the exporters as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate equal to the amount as specified in the corresponding entry in column (8), in the currency specified in the corresponding entry in column (10) and per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) of the said Table:-

Table

S. No.
Sub- heading
Description of goods
County of origin
County of export
Producer
Exporter
Amount
Unit
Cur
renc
y
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
1
2924 19
Dimethyl
acetamide
(DMAC)
China PR
China PR
Henan Junhua Development Co., Ltd
Henan Junhua Development Co., Ltd
141
MT
US$
2
2924 19
Dimethyl
acetamide
(DMAC)
China PR
China PR
Zhejiang
Jiangshan
Chemical
Co., Ltd
Zhejiang Jiangshan Chemical Co., Ltd
87
MT
US$
3
2924 19
Dimethyl
acetamide
(DMAC)
China PR
China PR
Any combination other than
mentioned in Sl. No.1 &2
above
211
MT
US$
4
2924 19
Dimethyl
acetamide
(DMAC)
China PR
Any country other than those subject to Antidumping Duty
Any
Any
211
MT
US$
5
2924 19
Dimethyl
acetamide
(DMAC)
Any country other than those subject to Anti-Dumping Duty
China PR
Any
Any
211
MT
US$
6
2924 19
Dimethyl
acetamide
(DMAC)
Turkey
Turkey
Any
Any
48
MT
US$
7
2924 19
Dimethyl
acetamide
(DMAC)
Turkey
Any country other than those subject to Anti-Dumping Duty
Any
Any
48
MT
US$
8
2924 19
Dimethyl
acetamide
(DMAC)
Any country other than those subject to Anti-Dumping Duty
Turkey
Any
Any
48
MT
US$

2. The anti-dumping duty imposed 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 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 Act.

 

(Ruchi Bisht)

Under Secretary to the Government of India.

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