GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 27/2015-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, Dated- 1st June, 2015

   G.S.R.       (E). – Whereas, the designated authority, vide  notification No. 15/16/2013-DGAD, dated the 24th September, 2013, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, had initiated a review in the matter of continuation of anti-dumping duty on imports of Acrylic Fibre (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods) falling under Chapter 55  of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) (hereinafter referred to as the Customs Tariff Act), originating in or exported from Korea RP and Thailand (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), imposed vide notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 123/2008-Customs, dated the 20th November, 2008,  published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary,  Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 806(E), dated the 20th November, 2008;

   And whereas, the Central Government had extended the anti-dumping duty on the subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject country upto and inclusive of the 19th November, 2014 vide notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 27/2013-Customs (ADD), dated the 8th November, 2013, published in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary vide number G.S.R 726(E), dated the 8th November, 2013;

   And whereas, in the matter of review of anti-dumping duty on import of the subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject country, the designated authority in its final findings, published vide notification No. 15/16/2013-DGAD, dated the 23rd March, 2015, in Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, has come to the conclusion that-

(i)         the subject goods have been exported to India from the subject country below its associated normal value, thus, resulting in dumping;

 (ii)         the domestic industry has suffered material injury in respect of the subject goods;

(iii)        the material injury has been caused by the dumped imports from the subject countries.

   and has recommended imposition of the anti-dumping duty on 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 Customs Tariff Act, read with rules 18 and 23 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, after considering the aforesaid final findings of the designated authority, hereby imposes on the subject goods, the description of which is specified in column (3) of the Table below, falling under sub-heading of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act as specified in the corresponding entry in column (2),  originating in the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (4), exported from the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), produced by the producers as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), exported by the exporters as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate equal to the amount as specified in the corresponding entry in column (8), in the currency as specified in the corresponding entry in column (10)  and as per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) of the said Table, namely:-

Table

Sl.No.
Sub- heading
Description of goods
Country of origin
Country of export
Producer
Exporter
Amount
Unit of measurement
Currency
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
1
5501 30,
5503 30,
5506 30
Acrylic Fibre
Thailand
Thailand
Thai Acrylic Fibre Company Ltd., Thailand
Thai Acrylic Fibre Company Ltd., Thailand
162
MT
US Dollar
2
5501 30,
5503 30,
5506 30
Acrylic Fibre
Thailand
Thailand
Any other than the combination at Sl. No. 1
493
MT
US Dollar
3
5501 30,
5503 30,
5506 30
Acrylic Fibre
Thailand
Any country other than subject countries
Any
Any
493
MT
US Dollar
4
5501 30,
5503 30,
5506 30
Acrylic Fibre
Any country other than subject countries
Thailand
Any
Any
493
MT
US Dollar
5
5501 30,
5503 30,
5506 30
Acrylic Fibre
Korea RP
Korea RP
Any
Any
270
MT
US Dollar
6
5501 30,
5503 30,
5506 30
Acrylic Fibre
Korea RP
Any country other than subject countries
Any
Any
270
MT
US Dollar
7
5501 30,
5503 30,
5506 30
Acrylic Fibre
Any country other than subject countries
Korea RP
Any
Any
270
MT
US Dollar

2. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective for a period of five years (unless revoked, superseded or amended earlier) from the date of publication of this notification in the Official Gazette and shall be paid 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 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.

[F.No. 354/48/2002-TRU (Pt.-I)]

    (Akshay Joshi)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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