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

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

22nd January, 2004

Notification No. 25/2004-Customs

WHEREAS, in the matter of import of Copper Clad Laminates falling under Chapter 74 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), originating in, or exported from, People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, Philippines and Thailand, the designated authority, in its preliminary findings, vide notification No. 14/14/2002-DGAD dated 25th June, 2003,  published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 26th June, 2003, had come to the conclusion that –

(a)

the subject goods had been exported to India from the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea  and Philippines (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries) below its normal value;

(b)

the domestic industry had suffered material injury;

(c)

the material injury had been caused cumulatively 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 anti-dumping duty, provisionally, vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 141/2003-Customs, dated the 19th September, 2003 [G.S.R. 753 (E), dated the 19th September, 2003], published in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, dated the 19th  September, 2003;

AND WHEREAS, the designated authority, in its final findings vide notification No. 14/44/2002-DGAD, dated the 23rd December, 2003, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 23rd December, 2003, has come to the conclusion that-

(a) the subject goods have been exported to India below its normal value resulting in dumping;
(b) the domestic industry has suffered material injury during the period of investigation;
(c)

the material injury caused to the domestic industry cannot be attributed to the dumped imports from subject countries, and there is an absence of causal link between the dumping of the subject goods from subject countries and material injury to the domestic industry as the factors other than dumped imports have caused injury to the domestic industry,

and the designated authority has considered it necessary to withdraw the anti-dumping duties recommended provisionally vide notification No. 14/44/2002-DGAD, dated the 25th June, 2003, on import of subject goods, originating in, or exported from, the subject countries;

9A of the said Customs Tariff Act, read with rules 13, 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 findings of the designated authority, hereby rescinds the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 141/2003-Customs, dated the 19th September, 2003, published in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, dated the 19th September, 2003, [G.S.R. 753(E), dated the 19th September, 2003], except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such rescission.

G.S Karki
Under Secretary to the Government of India

F.No.354/66/2003-TRU

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