Seeks to impose ADD on measuring tapes originating in or exported from Singapore and Cambodia. Notification No. 67/2021-Customs (ADD),Dated: 12.11.2021.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 67/2021-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, the 12th November, 2021

G.S.R.794(E). – Whereas, in the matter of review of anti-dumping duty on imports of ‘Steel and Fibre Glass Measuring Tapes and their parts and components’ falling under the tariff item 9017 80 10 or 9017 90 00 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 People’s Republic of China, the designated authority in its final findings vide notification No. 7/24/2019-DGTR, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 18th June 2020, had recommended imposition of the anti-dumping duty on Steel and Fibre Glass Measuring Tapes and their parts and components, originating in or exported from People’s Republic of China;

And whereas, on the basis of the aforesaid findings of the designated authority, the Central Government had imposed anti-dumping duty on imports of ‘Steel and Fibre Glass Measuring Tapes and their parts and components’, originating in or exported from People’s Republic of China, vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No.17/2020-Customs (ADD), dated the 8th July, 2020, published vide G.S.R. number 433(E) in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), dated the 8th July, 2020;

And whereas, the designated authority, vide notification No.07/36/2020-DGTR, dated the 21st September, 2020, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1 dated the 21st September, 2020, in the matter of circumvention of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of ‘Steel and Fibre Glass Measuring Tapes and their parts and components’ originating in or exported from People’s Republic of China, had initiated an investigation to determine the need for extending the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of ‘Steel and Fibre Glass Measuring Tapes and their parts and components’, originating in or exported from People’s Republic of China, vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No.17/2020-Customs (ADD), dated the 8th July, 2020, published vide G.S.R. number 433(E) in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-Section (i), dated the 8th July, 2020, to the imports of ‘Steel and Fibre Glass Measuring Tapes and their parts and components’ (hereinafter referred to as the ‘subject goods’) falling under the tariff item 9017 80 10 or 9017 90 00 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, originating in, or exported from Singapore and Cambodia (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries) into India;

And whereas, the designated authority in its final findings, published vide notification No.07/36/2020-DGTR, dated the 3rd September, 2021, in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, has come to the conclusion that-

(i) there has been a change in pattern of trade in case of subject goods from the subject countries;

(ii) imports of subject goods from the subject countries are being done at dumped prices;

(iii) the import of subject goods from the subject countries has undermined the remedial effect of existing anti-dumping measure on the imports of the subject goods originating in or exported from People’s Republic of China,

and has recommended imposition of the existing anti-dumping duty imposed on the imports of ‘Steel and Fibre Glass Measuring Tapes and their parts and components’, originating in or exported from People’s Republic of China, vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No.17/2020-Customs (ADD), dated the 8th July, 2020, published vide G.S.R. number 433(E) in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), dated the 8th July, 2020, on the subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject countries;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1), (1A) and (5) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, read with rule 27 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, specification of which is specified in column (4), falling under tariff item of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, specified in the corresponding entry in column (2), originating in the countries specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), exported from the countries specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), produced by the producers specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), an anti-dumping duty at the rate equal to the amount specified in the corresponding entry in column (8), in the currency specified in the corresponding entry in column (10) and as per unit of measurement specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) of the said Table, namely:-

Table

Sl.No
Tariff Item
Description
of Goods
Specification
Country
of Origin
Country
of
Export
Producer
Duty
Amount
Unit
Currency
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
1
9017 80 10 or
9017 90 00
Measuring Tapes
Steel tapes and parts and components thereof
Singapore
Singapore
Any
1.83
Kg
US $
2
9017 80 10 or 9017 90 00
Measuring Tapes
Steel tapes and parts and components thereof
Singapore
Any other than Singapore
Any
1.83
Kg
US $
3
9017 80 10 or
9017 90 00
Measuring Tapes
Steel tapes  and parts and components thereof
Any other
than Singapore
Singapore
Any
1.83
Kg
US $
4
9017 80 10 or
9017 90 00
Measuring Tapes
Steel tapes and parts and components thereof
Cambodia
Cambodia
Any
1.83
Kg
US $
5
9017 80 10 or
9017 90 00
Measuring Tapes
Steel tapes and parts and components thereof
Cambodia
Any other than Cambodia
Any
1.83
Kg
US $
6
9017 80 10 or
9017 90 00
Measuring
Tapes
Steel tapes and parts and components  thereof
Any other
than Cambodia
Cambodia
Any
1.83
Kg
US $
7
9017 80 10 or
9017 90 00
Measuring Tapes
Fibre Glass tapes and parts  and components thereof
Singapore
Singapore
Any
2.56
Kg
US $
8
9017 80 10 or
9017 90 00
Measuring Tapes
Fibre Glass tapes and parts  and components thereof
Singapore
Any other than Singapore
Any
2.56
Kg
US $
9
9017 80 10 or
9017 90 00
Measuring Tapes
Fibre Glass tapes and parts and components thereof
Any other than Singapore
Singapore
Any
2.56
Kg
US $
10
9017 80 10 or
9017 90 00
Measuring
Tapes
Fibre Glass tapes and parts and components thereof
Cambodia
Cambodia
Any
2.56
Kg
US $
11
9017 80 10 or
9017 90 00
Measuring Tapes
Fibre Glass tapes and parts and  components thereof
Cambodia
Any other than Cambodia
Any
2.56
Kg
US $
12
9017 80 10 or
9017 90 00
Measuring Tapes
Fibre Glass tapes and parts and components thereof
Any other than Cambodia
Cambodia
Any
2.56
Kg
US $

2. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective from the date of publication of this notification in the Official Gazette and shall be co-terminus with the anti-dumping duty on Steel and Fibre Glass Measuring Tapes and their parts and components as levied vide aforesaid No.17/2020-Customs (ADD), dated the 8th July, 2020, published vide G.S.R. number 433(E), dated the 8th July, 2020 (unless revoked, superseded or amended earlier) and shall be paid in Indian currency.

Explanation.– For the purposes of this notification, the rate of exchange applicable for the 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. CBIC-190349/7/2021-TRU Section-CBEC]

(Rajeev Ranjan)
Under Secretary

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