seeks to impose definitive anti-dumping duty on the imports of “Flat Base Steel Wheels” originating in or exported from China PR for a period of 5 years at prescribed rates vide Notification No. 46/2018-Customs (ADD) dated 13th September, 2018.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

Notification No. 46/2018-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, the 13th September, 2018

G.S.R. (E). – Whereas, the desi gnated authority vide notification No.7/1/2018 DGAD, dated the 8th February, 2018, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 8th February, 2018, had initiated the review in term of sub-section (5) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) (hereinafter referred to as the Customs Tariff Act), read with rule 23 of the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-dumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995, in the matter of continuation of anti-dumping duty on imports of ‘Flat Base Steel Wheels’ (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods) falling under the sub-heading 8708 70 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, originating in, or exported from China PR (hereinafter referred to as the subject country), imposed vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 3/2013- Customs (ADD), dated the 26th March, 2013, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R. 194(E), dated 26th March, 2013;

And whereas, the Central Government had extended the period of imposition of anti­dumping duty on the subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject country up to and inclusive of the 25th March, 2019 vide notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 15/2018-Customs (ADD), dated the 22nd March, 2018, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 246 (E), dated the 22nd March, 2018;

And whereas, in the matter of review of anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject country, the designated authority in its final findings, published vide notification No. F. No.7/1/2018-DGAD, dated the 9th August, 2018 in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 9th August, 2018 has come to the conclusion that :-

a) the subject goods are likely to enter the Indian market at dumped prices, if the anti­dumping duties in force cease to operate;

b) the situation of the domestic industry is likely to deteriorate if the existing anti-dumping duties are allowed to cease;

c) the deterioration in the performance of the domestic industry is likely because of dumped imports from the subject country and thus the anti -dumping duties are required to be extended,

and has recommended continued imposition of anti-dumping duty at revised rates, for a period of five years concerning all imports of the subject goods originating i n 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 23 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 on the basis of the of findings and recommendations of the designated authority, hereby imposes anti -dumping duty on the subject goods, the description of which is specified in column (3) of the Table below, falling under sub-heading of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act specified in the corresponding entry in column (2), originating in the country specified in the corresponding entry in column (4), exported from the country specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), produced by the producers specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), exported by the exporters specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty equal to the amount specified in the corresponding entry in column (8), as per unit of measurement specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) in the currency specified in the corresponding entry in column (10) of the aforesaid Table, namely:-

Table

S.
No
.
Sub-
heading
Descri-ption
of goods
Country of origin Country
of
export
Producer Exporter Amount of duty Unit
of
mea‑
sure
Curr­ency
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)
1. 8708 70 Flat          Base
Steel Wheelsof        nominal diameter 16″­20″
China PR China PR Any Any 613.00 MT US$
2. -do- -do- China PR Any country other than China PR Any Any 613.00 MT US$
3. -do- -do- Any country other than China

PR

China PR Any Any 613.00 MT US$

2. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective for a period of five years from the date of publication of this notification in the Official Gazette.

3. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be payable in Indian

[F. No. 354/10/2007–TRU (Pt. II)]

(Gunjan Kumar Verma)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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