[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)

New Delhi, dated the 19th March, 2007

Notification  No. 40/2007-Customs

 G.S.R.    (E). – Whereas in the matter of import of Peroxosulphates also known as Persulphates (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods) falling under tariff item 2833 40 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 and Japan (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries) and imported into India, the designated authority in its preliminary findings vide notification No. 14/1/2006-DGAD dated the 23rd February, 2007, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 23rd February, 2007, has come to the conclusion that –

(i) the subject goods have entered the Indian market from the subject countries at prices less than their normal values in the domestic markets of the exporting countries;

(ii) the dumping margins of the subject goods imported from the subject countries/territories are substantial and above de minimis;

(iii)    the domestic industry has suffered  material injury and the injury has been caused to the domestic industry, both by volume and price effect of dumped imports of the subject goods originating in or exported from the subject counties; and has  recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on the imports of subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject countries.

 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, on the basis of the aforesaid 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 tariff items 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) of the said Table, originating in the countries specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), and exported from the countries specified in the corresponding entry in column (6) and produced by the producers specified in the corresponding entry in column (7) and exported by the exporters specified in the corresponding entry in column (8), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate equal to the amount indicated in the corresponding entry in column (9), 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.

Sl.No
Tariff item
Description of goods
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
2833 40 00
Peroxosulphates or Persulphates
Ammonium Persulphates, Potassium Persulphates or Sodium Persulphates
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any
Any
414
MT
US$
2
2833 40 00
Peroxosulphates or Persulphates
Ammonium Persulphates, potassium Persulphates or Sodium Persulphates
Any country, other than Japan
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any
414
MT
US$
3
2833 40 00
Peroxosulphates or Persulphates
Ammonium Persulphates, Potassium Persulphates or Sodium Persulphates
Japan
Any
Any
Any
203
MT
US$
4
2833 40 00
Peroxosulphates or Persulphates
Ammonium Persulphates, Potassium Persulphates or Sodium Persulphates
Any country other than, People’s Republic of China
Japan
Any
Any
203
MT
US$

2.  The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective up to and inclusive of the 18th September, 2007, and shall be payable in Indian currency.

Explanation. – For the purposes of this notification, 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 sub-clause (i) of clause (a) of sub-section (3) of section 14 of the Customs Act 1962 (52 of 1062), 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.354/32/2007-TRU]

(Sonal Bajaj)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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