GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No.  11/2015-Customs (ADD)

Dated- 11th April, 2015

G.S.R.   (E). –Whereas in the matter of ‘Electrical Insulators of Glass or Ceramics/Porcelain, whether assembled or unassembled’ (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods) falling under sub-heading 8546 10 or 8546 20 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as the subject country), and imported into India, the designated authority in its preliminary findings vide notification No. 14/11/2013-DGAD, dated the 1st July, 2014, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1 dated the 1st July, 2014, had recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on the imports of subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject country;

And, whereas, on the basis of the aforesaid findings of the designated authority, the Central Government had imposed provisional anti-dumping duty on the subject goods vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), number 40/2014-Customs (ADD), dated the 16th September, 2014, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 664 (E), dated the 16th September, 2014;

And, whereas, the designated authority in its final findings vide notification number 14/11/2013-DGAD, dated the 4th March, 2015, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the  4th March, 2015, has come to the conclusion that-

(a)    the subject goods have been exported to India from subject country below normal value;

(b)   the domestic industry has suffered injury on account of subject imports from subject country;

(c)    the injury has been caused by the dumped imports of subject goods from subject country;

and has recommended the imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on  imports of the subject goods  originating in, or exported from the subject country.

 Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (5) of section 9A of the said 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 sub-heading 8546 10 or 8546 20  of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act as specified in the corresponding entry in column (2), originating in the country as specified in the corresponding entry in column (4), produced by the producer as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), when exported from the country as specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), by the exporter 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
Amo-
unt
Unit
Curre
-ncy
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
1
8546 10 or
8546 20
Electrical Insulators of Glass, or Ceramics/Porcelain, whether assembled or unassembled
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Nanjing Electric (Group) Co Ltd
Nanjing Electric (Group) Co Ltd
1,188
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollor
2
-do-
-do-
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Zigong Sediver Toughened Glass Insulator Co. Ltd. or Sediver Insulators (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.
Zigong Sediver Toughened Glass Insulator Co.Ltd. or Sediver Insulators (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. or Sediver S.A.(France)
687
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollor
3
-do-
-do-
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Dalian Insulator Group Co. Ltd.
Dalian Insulator Group Co. Ltd.
1,377
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollor
4
-do-
-do-
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Liling Huaxin Insulator Technology Co., Ltd.
Liling Huaxin Insulator Technology Co., Ltd
128
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollor
5
-do-
-do-
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Chengdu Global Special-Glass Manufacturing Co., Ltd
Sichuan Yibin Global Group Co., Ltd
1,174
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollor
6
-do-
-do-
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Any combination other than Sl. No 1 to 5 above
2,042
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollor
7
-do-
-do-
People’s Republic of China
Any country other than People’s Republic of China
Any
Any
2,042
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollor
8
-do-
-do-
Any country other than People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any
2,042
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollor

 Note: Electrical Insulators of Glass, or Ceramics/Porcelain, whether assembled or unassembled, as mentioned in column (3) above, do not include the following, namely:-

                  (i)     Telephone or telegraph insulators of voltage rating up to 1 KV;

                (ii)     Electrical or electronic appliances/device insulators of voltage rating up to 1 KV;

              (iii)     Composite insulators;

              (iv)     Condenser bushings and transformer.

  1. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be levied for a period of five years (unless revoked, superseded or amended earlier) from the date of imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty, that is, the 16th September, 2014 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, under section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) and the relevant date for 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.354/111/2014 –TRU]

 (Pramod Kumar)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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