GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 13/2016-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, the 13th April, 2016

G.S.R. 423 (E) –Whereas,  in the matter of ‘Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol’ (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under tariff item 2905 13 00 of Chapter 29 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 the European Union, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa and United States of America (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), and imported into India, the designated authority in its final findings published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1,vide notification number 14/4/2013-DGAD, dated the 19th February, 2016, has come to the conclusion that –

(i)  the export price of the subject goods exported from the subject countries are below normal value, thus establishing dumping of the same;

(ii)  the domestic industry continues to suffer material injury on account of dumped imports from the subject countries; and

(iii)  it is necessary to recommend imposition of antidumping duty on imports of subject goods from the subject countries.

and has recommended imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject goods, originating in, or exported from the subject countries and imported into India, in order to remove injury to the domestic industry;

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 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, 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 tariff item 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),  and 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. Tariff Item Description of goods Country of origin Country of export Producer Exporter (s) Amount Unit Currency
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)
1. 2905 13 00 Normal  Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol European Union European Union Oxea GmbH Petrochem Middle East FZE, Dubai Nil MT US Dollar
2. 2905 13 00 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol European Union European Union Oxea GmbH ICC Chemicals, USA Nil MT US Dollar
3. 2905 13 00 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol European Union European Union Any combination other than (1) and (2) above 46.27 MT US Dollar
4. 2905 13 00 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol European Union Any Any Any 46.27 MT US Dollar
5. 2905 13 00 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Any European Union Any Any 46.27 MT US Dollar
6. 2905 13 00 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Malaysia Malaysia M/s PETRONAS Chemicals Derivatives SdnBhd M/s PETRONAS Chemicals Marketing SdnBhd 51.42 MT US Dollar
7. 2905 13 00 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Malaysia Malaysia BASF PETRONAS BASF PETRONAS 26.59 MT US Dollar
8. 2905 13 00 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Malaysia Malaysia Any combination other than (6) and (7) above 149.31 MT US Dollar
9. 2905 13 00 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Malaysia Any Any Any 149.31 MT US Dollar
10. 2905 13 00 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Any Malaysia Any Any 149.31 MT US Dollar
11. 2905 13 00 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Singapore Singapore Any Any 35.66 MT US Dollar
12. 2905 13 00 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Singapore Any Any Any 35.66 MT US Dollar
13. 2905 13 00 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Any Singapore Any Any 35.66 MT US Dollar
14. 2905 13 00 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol South Africa South Africa Any Any 13.24 MT US Dollar
15. 2905 13 00 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol South Africa Any Any Any 13.24 MT US Dollar
16. 2905 13 00 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Any South Africa Any Any 13.24 MT US Dollar
17 2905 13 00 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol United States of America United States of America Any Any 24.16 MT US Dollar
18 2905 13 00 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol United States of America Any Any Any 24.16 MT US Dollar
19 2905 13 00 Normal Butanol or N-Butyl Alcohol Any United States of America Any Any 24.16 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 purpose 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. 354/262/2015-TRU]

(Anurag Sehgal)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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