Seeks to levy provisional anti-dumping duty, on ‘Toluene Di-Isocyanate’ (TDI) originating in or exported from China PR, Japan and Korea RP for a period of six months (unless revoked, superseded or amended earlier) from the date of imposition of the provisional anti-dumping duty, that is, 5th June, 2017

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

NOTIFICATION
No.25/2017-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, the 05th June, 2017

G.S.R. (E). – Whereas, in the matter of import of “Toluene Di-Isocyanate (TDI) (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under tariff item 2929 10 20 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) (hereinafter referred to as the said customs Tariff Act), originating in, or exported from China PR, Japan and Korea RP (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries) and imported into India, the designated authority vide its preliminary findings No.14/36/2016-DGAD dated the 28th March, 2017, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 28th March, 2017, has come to the provisional conclusion that-

(i)  The product under consideration has been exported to India from the subject countries below its normal value, resulting in dumping;

(ii) The domestic industry has suffered material injurious due to dumping in respect of the subject goods; and

(iii) The material Injury to the domestic industry has been caused due to dumped imports of the subject goods from the subject countries,

and has recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the 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-section (2) of section 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act, read with rules 13 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 preliminary 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 said 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), and 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 as 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:-

Sr. No.
Tariff Item
Description
of goods
Country of Origin
Country
of
Export
Producer
Exporter
Amount
Unit of
Measure-
ment
Currency
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
1
29291020
Toluene
di-isocyanate
China PR
China PR
Any
Any
0.26
kg
US$
2
29291020
Toluene
di-isocyanate
China PR
Any
country other than those
subject
to anti-
dumping duty
Any
Any
0.26
kg
US$
3
29291020
Toluene
di-isocyanate
Any
country other than those
subject
to anti-
dumping duty
China PR
Any
Any
0.26
kg
US$
4
29291020
Toluene
di-isocyanate
Japan
Japan
Any
Any
0.14
kg
US$
5
29291020
Toluene
di-isocyanate
Japan
Any
country other than those
subject
to anti-
dumping duty
Any
Any
0.14
kg
US$
6
29291020
Toluene
di-isocyanate
Any
country
other
than
those subject
to anti –
dumping
duty
Japan
Any
Any
0.14
kg
US$
7
29291020
Toluene
di-isocyanate
Koria RP.
Koria RP.
Hanwha
Fine
Chemical
Corporation
P & V International Co. Ltd. Everlite Korea Co.,
Ltd IMS
Corporation TAJ AL
Mulook General Trading (L.L.C.), Dubai
0.17
kg
US$
8
29291020
Toluene
di-isocyanate
Korea RP
Korea RP
BASF
Company
Ltd.
BASF
Company
Ltd.
0.31
Kg
US$
9
29291020
Toluene
di-isocyanate
Korea RP
Korea RP
Any combination other than
mentioned in S. No.7 & 8
above
0.40
kg
US$
10
29291020
Toluene
di-isocyanate
Any
country  other than those subject
to Anti –
dumping Duty
Korea RP
Any
Any
0.40
kg
US$
11
29291020
Toluene
di-isocyanate
Korea RP
Any
country other than those
subject
to anti –
dumping duty
Any
Any
0.40
kg
US$

2. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective for a period not exceeding six months (unless revoked, superseded or amended earlier) from the date of publication of this notification in the Official Gazette and shall be paid in Indian currency. Explanation.- For the purposes of this notification, rate of exchange applicable for the purpose 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.354/82/2017 –TRU]

(Ruchi Bisht)
Under Secretary to the Government of India.

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