Seeks to impose definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of “Toluene Di-Isocyanate (TDI)” originating in or exported from China PR, Japan and Korea RP.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 3/2018-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, the 23rd January, 2018

G.S.R…. (E). – Whereas, in the matter of import of ‘Toluene Di-lsocyanate (TDl)’ (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods) falling under the tariff item 2929 10 20 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 China PR, Japan and Korea RP (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), and imported into India, the designated authority in its final findings vide notification number 14/36/2016-DGAD, dated the 13th December, 2017, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated their December, 2017, has come to the conclusion that

(a) the product under consideration has been exported to India from the subject countries below its normal value, resulting in dumping;

(b) the domestic industry has suffered material injury due to dumping of the product under consideration from the subject countries;

(c) the material injury has been caused by the dumped imports from the subject countries,

and, has recommended the imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on the imports of 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, 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, after considering the aforesaid find 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 Tecif iced i n the correspondi ng entry i n 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 specified in the corresponding entry in column (10) and per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) of the said Table:

Table

S. No.
Tariff Item
Description
of Goods
Country of Origin
Country of Export
Producer
Exporter
Amount
Unit
Currency
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
1.  
29291020
Toluene di-isocyanate
China
PR
China PR
Any
Any
0.26
Kg.
US$
2.  
29291020
Toluene di-isocyanate
China PR
Any
country
other
than
those subject to
anti-dumping
Duty
Any
Any
0.26
Kg.
US$
3.  
29291020
Toluene di-isocyanate
Any
country
other
than
those
subject
to anti – dumping
Duty
China PR
Any
Any
0.26
Kg.
US$
4.  
29291020
Toluene di-isocyanate
Japan
Japan
 Any
Any
0.15
Kg.
US$
5.  
29291020
Toluene di-isocyanate
Japan
Any
country
other
than
those subject to
anti -dumping
Duty
Any
Any
0.15
Kg.
6.  
29291020
Toluene di-isocyanate
Any
country
other than those subject
to anti –
dumping
Duty
Japan
Any
Any
0.15
Kg.
US$
7.
29291020
Toluene di-isocyanate
Korea
RP.
Korea
RP.
H anw ha Chemical Corporatio n
a) PP and Y International Co. Ltd.
b) Everlite Korea Co., Ltd.
c) IMS Corporation
0.22
Kg.
US$
8.
29291020
Toluene di-isocyanate
Korea
RP.
Korea
RP.
BASF
Company
Ltd.
BASF
Company
Ltd.
0.31
Kg.
US$
9.  
29291020
Toluene di-isocyanate
Korea
RP.
Korea
RP.
Any combination other
than mentioned in SI .
No.7 & 8 above
0.44
Kg.
US$
10.  
29291020
Toluene di-isocyanate
Any
country
other than those subject
to anti –
dumping
Duty
Korea
RP .
Any
Any
0.44
Kg.
US$
11.
29291020
Toluene di-isocyanate
Korea
RP.
Any
country
other
than
those subject to
anti -dumping
Duty
Any
Any
0.44
Kg.
US$

2. The anti-dumping duty imposed 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 shat I 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 splmif ied in the notification of the Government of India, in the M i ni stry of Fi nance (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 Act.

[ F.No.354/82/2017 —TRU (Pt- I)]

(Ruchi Bisht)

Under Secretary to the Government of  India

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