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

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 124/2007-Customs

New Delhi, dated 31 December 2007

G.S.R. (E). – Whereas, in the matter of import of Flat base Steel Wheels [hereinafter referred to as the subject goods], falling under tariff item 8708 70 00 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) originating in, or exported from, the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as the subject country), the designated authority, in its preliminary findings vide notification No. 14/8/2005-DGAD dated the 12th January, 2007, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 12th January, 2007 had come to the conclusion that –

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

(b) the domestic industry had suffered material injury;

(c) injury had been caused by dumped imports from the subject country, and had recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on all imports of the subject goods originating in, or exported from, the subject country;

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 of the Government of India, Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 51/2007-CUSTOMS, dated the 29th March, 2007, published in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R. 260(E), dated the 29th March, 2007;

And, whereas, the designated authority in its final findings vide notification No.14/8/2005 -DGAD, dated the 28th November, 2007, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 29th November, 2007, had come to the conclusion that-

(a)  the subject goods had entered the Indian market from the subject country at prices below their normal value;

(b)  the dumping margin of the subject goods imported from the subject country were substantial and above de-minimis;

(c)  the domestic industry suffered material injury;

(d) injury had been caused by dumped imports of the subject goods from the subject country, and had recommended the imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject goods originating in, or exported from, the subject country.

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act, read with sub-section (5) of the said section 9A and 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 findings of the designated authority, hereby imposes on the goods, the description and specification of which is specified in column (3) and column (4) of the Table below, falling under tariff item of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act specified in the corresponding entry in column (2), originating in the countries specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), and produced by the producers specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), when exported from the countries specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), by the exporters specified in the corresponding entry in column (8), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty equal to the amount specified in the corresponding entry in column (9), in the currency specified in the corresponding entry in column (11), and as per unit of measurement specified in the corresponding entry in column (10) of the said Table.

Table

S. No.
Tariff item
Descr-iption of goods
Specif-ication of goods
Country of origin
Country of export
Producer
Exporter
Amt
Unit of Measu-rement
Currency
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
(11)
1.
8708 70 00
Steel wheels
of nominal diameter 16″-20″
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
M/s Zhengxing Wheel Group Co.
M/s Zhengxing Wheel Group Co.
14710
MT
INR
2.
-do-
– do-
-do-
-do-
-do-
Any combination of producer / exporter (other than above).
16970
MT
INR
3.
-do-
-do-
-do-
People’s Republic of China
Any country other than People’s Republic of China
 Any
Any
 16970
MT
INR
4.
 -do-
-do-
-do-
Any country other than People’s Republic of China
 People’s Republic of China
 Any
Any
16970
MT
INR

2. 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, the 29th March, 2007.

[F.No.354/10/2007-TRU]

(S. Bajaj)

Under secretary to the Government of India

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