Anti-Dumping duty on Black and White Photographic paper originating in,  or exported from United Kingdom, France and Hungary

[PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (I)]

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

23rd June, 2000

Notification No. 93/2000-Customs

WHEREAS in the matter of import of import of black and white photographic paper including both resin coated and fibre based, falling under heading or sub-heading Nos. 3703.10 or 3703.90 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, United Kingdom, France and Hungary, the Designated Authority vide its preliminary findings, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 28th April, 2000, has come to the conclusion that.

(a) black and white photographic paper, originating in, or exported from, United Kingdom, France and Hungary, has been exported to India below normal value, resulting in dumping;

(b) the Indian industry has suffered injury;

(c) the injury has been caused by imports from the subject countries;

 and has considered necessary to impose anti-dumping duty, provisionally, pending final determination, on all imports of black and white photographic paper, including resin coated and fibre based, both jumbo rolls and cut sheet form originating in, or exported from, the subject countries;

Now, therefore, in exercise of 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, on the basis of the findings of the Designated Authority, hereby imposes on, black and white photographic paper including both resin coated and fibre based, in jumbo rolls or cut sheet form, falling under sub-heading Nos. 3703.10 or 3703.90 of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act, originating in, or exported from, countries mentioned in column (2) of the Table below, be exporters mentioned in the corresponding entry in column (3) of the said Table and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate specified in the corresponding entry in column (4) of the said Table.

TABLE

S.No,

Country

Name of the Exporter

Amount of duty (in US dollar 
per thousand square meter)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

1 United Kingdom (i) M/s Ilford Imaging Ltd.
(ii) M/s Kentmere Photographic Ltd.
(iii) Any other exporter
390.7
434
434
2 France (i) M/s Agfa-Gevaert AG
(ii) Any other exporter
33.50
33.50
3 Hungary (i) M/s Forte Photochemical Co.Ltd.
(ii) Any other exporter
1698
1698

2.    The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective upto and inclusive of the 22nd day of December, 2000 and shall be payable in Indian currency.

Explanation For the purposes of conversion of the amount of duty specified in column (4) of the Table above into Indian currency, the “rate of exchange” applicable shall be the rate notified by the Central Government under sub-clause (i) of clause (a) of sub-section (3) of section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) and in force on the date on which the bill of entry is presented under section 46 of the said Customs Act.

(Prashant Kumar Sinha)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

F.NO.354/56/2000-TRU

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