GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

 Notification No.  55/2009-Customs

 New Delhi, the 26th May, 2009

G.S.R.    (E).- Whereas, in the matter of import of Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL) with or without ballast or control gear or choke, whether or not assembled, either in completely knocked down or semi knocked down condition (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under heading 8539 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from China PR, Sri Lanka and Vietnam (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), the designated authority, in its preliminary findings vide notification No. 14/1/2007-DGAD, dated the 12th March, 2008, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 12th March, 2008 had come to the conclusion that –

(a) the subject goods had been exported to India from the subject countries below their normal value;

(b) the domestic industry had suffered material injury;

(c)  injury had been caused by the dumped imports from the subject countries, And whereas, on the basis of the aforesaid findings of the designated authority, the Central Government had imposed provisional anti-dumping duty on the subject goods vide notification No. 126/2008-Customs, dated the 21st November, 2008, published in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R. 815(E), dated the 21st November, 2008;

And whereas, the designated authority, in its final findings vide notification No. F. No. 14/1/2007-DGAD, dated the 27th February, 2009, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section I, dated the 27th February, 2009, has come to the conclusion that

a) imports originating in China PR and Vietnam are taking place at dumped prices and the same have caused material injury to the domestic industry;

b) subject goods exported from the subject countries are at prices below their normal values, non injurious price of the domestic industry and the net sales realization of the subject goods;

c) significant price undercutting and substantial increase in the volume of dumped imports adversely affected the performance of the domestic industry in terms of profits, cash flow, return on investment etc; and

d) significant increase in volume of dumped imports from the subject country has resulted in decline in market share of the domestic industry; and has recommended to impose definitive anti-dumping duties on all imports of the subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject countries;

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 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 aforesaid final findings of the designated authority, hereby imposes on the goods,  the description of which is specified in column (3) of the Table below, falling under heading of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act as specified in the corresponding entry in column (2), the specification of which is specified in column (4), originating in the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), and produced by the producers as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), when exported from the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), by the exporters as specified in the corresponding entry in column (8), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty which shall be equal to the difference between the amount specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) and the landed value, in the currency as specified in the corresponding entry in column (11) and per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (10) of the said Table.

Table

S.No
Heading
Description
Specification and Sub specification
Country of origin
Country of export
Producer
Exporter
Amount
Unit of Measurement
Currency
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
(11)
1.
8539
Compact Fluorescent Lamps*
Burner-Up   to   10 watt
China PR
China PR
Foshan Electrical and Lighting Co. Ltd.
Foshan Electrical and Lighting Co. Ltd.
0.364
Per pc
USD
2.
-do-
-do-
Burner-11  to   20 watt
China PR
China PR
Foshan Electrical and Lighting Co. Ltd.
Foshan Electrical and Lighting Co. Ltd.
0.397
Per pc
USD
3.
-do-
-do-
Burner-21    to  26 watt
China PR
China PR
Foshan Electrical and Lighting Co. Ltd.
Foshan Electrical and Lighting Co. Ltd.
0.449
Per pc
USD
4.
-do-
-do-
Burner-Up   to   10 watt
China PR
Any
Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no.1
0.389
Per pc
USD
5.
-do-
-do-
Burner-11  to   20 watt
China PR
Any
Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no.2
0.457
Per pc
USD
6.
-do-
-do-
Burner-21    to  26 watt
China PR
Any
Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no.3
0.500
Per pc
USD
7.
-do-
-do-
Burner-Up   to   10 watt
Any other than subject
countries
China PR
Any
Any
0.389
Per pc
USD
8.
-do-
-do-
Burner-11  to   20 watt
Any other than subject
countries
China PR
Any
Any
0.457
Per pc
USD
9.
-do-
-do-
Burner-21    to  26 watt
Any other than subject
countries
China PR
Any
Any
0.500
Per pc
USD
10.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  Without choke 11 to  20 watt
China PR
China PR
Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.
Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.
0.992
Per pc
USD
11.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  Without choke 11 to  20 watt
China PR
China PR
Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no. 10
1.068
Per pc
USD
12.
-do-
-do~
Finished lamp  Without choke 21 to  26 watt
China PR
China PR
Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.
Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.
1.622
Per pc
USD
13.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  Without choke 21 to  26 watt
China PR
China PR
Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no. 12
1.658
Per pc
USD
14.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  Without choke- 11 to 20 watts
China PR
Any
Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no. 10
1.068
Per pc
USD
15.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  Without choke- 21 to 26 watts
China PR
Any
Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no. 12
1.658
Per pc
USD
16.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  Without choke- 11 up to 20 watts
Any other than subject
countries
China PR
Any
Any
1.068
Per pc
USD
17.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  Without choke- 21 up to  26 watt
Any other than subject
countries
China PR
Any
Any
1.658
Per pc
USD
18.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  With choke- up   to  10 watt
China PR
China PR
Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.
Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.
1.063
Per pc
USD
19.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  With choke- up   to  10 watt
China PR
China PR
Osram China Lighting Co. Ltd.
Osram China Lighting Co. Ltd.
1.131
Per pc
USD
20.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  With choke- up   to  10 watt
China PR
Any
Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no. 18 and Sl. no.19
1.501
Per pc
USD
21.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  With choke- up   to  10 watt
Any other than subject
countries
China PR
Any
Any
1.501
Per pc
USD
22.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  With choke- 11 to 20 watt
China PR
China PR
Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.
Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.
1.251
Per pc
USD
23.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  With choke- 11 to 20 watt
China PR
China PR
Osram China Lighting Co. Ltd.
Osram China Lighting Co. Ltd.
1.316
Per pc
USD
24.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  With choke- 11 to 20 watt
China PR
Any
Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no. 22 and Sl. no.23
1.628
Per pc
USD
25.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  With choke- 11 to 20 watt
Any other than subject
countries
China PR
Any
Any
1.628
Per pc
USD
26.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  With choke- 21 to 26 watts
China PR
China PR
Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.
Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.
1.880
Per pc
USD
27.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  With choke- 21 to 26 watts
China PR
Any
Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no. 26
1.908
Per pc
USD
28.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  With choke- 21 to 26 watts
Any other than subject
countries
China PR
Any
Any
1.908
Per pc
USD
29.
-do-
-do-
Burners up to 26 watts
Vietnam
Any
Any
Any
0.452
Per pc
USD
30.
-do-
-do-
Burners up to 26 watts
Any other than subject
countries
Vietnam
Any
Any
0.452
Per pc
USD
31.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  Without choke Up to  26 watt
Vietnam
Any
Any
Any
                                        0.479
Per pc
USD
32.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  Without choke Up to  26 watt
Any other than subject
countries
Vietnam
Any
Any
0.479
Per pc
USD
33.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  With choke Up to  26 watt
Vietnam
Any
Any
Any
1.582
Per pc
USD
34.
-do-
-do-
Finished lamp  With choke Up to  26 watt
Any other than subject
countries
Vietnam
Any
Any
1.582
Per pc
USD

Explanation. – For the purposes of this notification, –

(a)    Scope of the product subject to duty is Compact Fluorescent Lamps with or without ballast or control gear or choke, whether or not assembled, either in completely knocked down or semi knocked down conditions, including unassembled Compact Fluorescent Lamps without ballast or choke or control gear, sealed tubular shell with or without lamp base. Finished compact fluorescent lamps are:

(i)  integrated type with built in ballast or control gears or choke and

(ii)  integrated type without built in control gears or ballast or choke.

(b) “landed value” means the assessable value as determined under the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) and includes all duties of customs except duties levied under sections 3, 8B, 9 and 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act.

(c) 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 Customs Act.

(d) the anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be levied with effect from the date of imposition of the provisional anti-dumping duty, that is, 21st November, 2008, and shall be payable in Indian currency.

 [F. No: 354/43/2008- TRU]

(Unmesh Wagh)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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