CUSTOMS Notification No 14/2010, Regarding anti dumping duty on Cold Rolled Flat Products of Stainless Steel, originating in, or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China PR), Korea, European Union, South Africa, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei), Japan, Thailand and United States of America (USA).

Notification No. 14/2010-Customs– New Delhi, the 20th February, 2010

G.S.R. (E). – Whereas, in the matter of import of Cold Rolled Flat Products of Stainless Steel, (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under heading 7219 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) and originating in, or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China PR), Korea, European Union, South Africa, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei), Japan, Thailand and United States of America (USA) ( hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), the designated authority, vide its preliminary findings vide notification No. 14/6/2008-DGAD dated 27th March, 2009, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 27th March, 2009, had come to the conclusion that –

  1. the subject goods had been exported to India from the subject countries below its normal value;
  2. the domestic industry had suffered material injury;
  3. the injury had been caused by the dumped imports from subject countries; and

had recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on all imports of the subject goods originating in, or exported from, the subject countries;

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 No. 38/2009-Customs, dated the 22nd April, 2009, published in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R. 276 (E), dated the 22nd April, 2009 as amended by notification No. 56/2009-Customs, dated the 30th May, 2009, published in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R. 370 (E), dated the 30th May, 2009;

And whereas, the designated authority, vide its final findings vide notification No. 14/6/2008-DGAD dated 24th November, 2009, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section I, dated the 24th November, 2009, has come to the conclusion that –

  1. the subject goods have been exported to India from the subject countries below its normal value;
  2. the domestic industry has suffered material injury;
  3. the injury has been caused by the dumped imports from subject countries.

and has recommended to impose definitive anti-dumping duties on all imports of 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 said Customs Tariff Act, 1975, and in pursuance of 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, on the basis of the aforesaid final findings of the designated authority, hereby imposes on the goods, the description of which is specified in column (3) of the Table below, falling under the heading of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act as specified in the corresponding entry in column (2), the specification of which is specified in column (8) of the said table, originating in the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (4), and produced by the producers as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), when exported from the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), by the exporters as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty which shall be equal to the amount specified in the corresponding entry in column(9), in the currency as specified in the corresponding entry in column (11) and per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (10) of the said Table.

Table
SI. No
Sub-Heading
Description of Goods
Country of Origin
Country of Export
Producer
Exporter
Specification in series
Amount
Unit
Currency
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
(11)
1
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Spain
Spain
Acerinox S.A.
Acerinox S.A.
300
569.70
MT
US Dollar
400
12.74
MT
US Dollar
2
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Spain
Malaysia
Acerinox S.A.
Acerinox Malaysia Sdn Bhd
300
569.70
MT
US Dollar
400
12.74
MT
US Dollar
3
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Belgium
Belgium
Arcelor Mittal
Arcelor Mittal
300
767.00
MT
US Dollar
4
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
France
France
Arcelor Mittal
Arcelor Mittal
300
643.01
MT
US Dollar
400
473.43
MT
US Dollar
5
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Finland
Finland
Outokumpu
Outokumpu
300
753.68
MT
US Dollar
6
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Any Country in European Union
Any Country including countries in European Union
Any
Any
200
1035.93
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any
300
1646.32
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any other than at S.No. 1, 2 and 4 above
400
542.36
MT
US Dollar
7
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Any Country including countries in European Union
Any Country in European Union
Any
Any
200
1035.93
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any other than at S. No 1, 3, 4 and 5 above..
300
1646.32
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any other than at s no 1,2 and 4 above
400
542.36
MT
US Dollar
8
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
South Africa
South Africa
Columbus Stainless (Pty) Ltd
Columbus Stainless (Pty) Ltd
300
710.27
MT
US Dollar
400
451.08
MT
US Dollar
9
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
South Africa
Malaysia
Columbus Stainless (Pty) Ltd
Acerinox Malavsia Sdn Bhd
300
710.27
MT
US Dollar
400
451.08
MT
US Dollar
10
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
South Africa
Any
Any
Any
200
1144.95
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any other than at S. No 8 and 9 above.
300
1461.41
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any other than at S. No 8 and 9 above.
400
1054.67
MT
US Dollar
11
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Any
South Africa
Any
Any
200
1144.95
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any other than at S. No. 8 above.
300
1461.41
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any other than at S. No. 8 above.
400
1054.67
MT
US Dollar
12
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Korea RP
Korea RP
POSCO
POSTEEL
400
148.05
MT
US Dollar
13
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Korea RP
Korea RP
POSCO
Samsung C&T Corporation
400
96.7
MT
US Dollar
14
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Korea RP
Korea RP
POSCO
Hyundai Corp
400
210.93
MT
US Dollar
15
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Korea RP
Korea RP
POSCO
SK Networks Ltd. (SK)
400
234.98
MT
US Dollar
16
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Korea RP
Korea RP
POSCO
LG Intl.
400
74.88
MT
US Dollar
17
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Korea RP
Korea RP
POSCO
Daewoo Intl. Corporation.
400
62.61
MT
US Dollar
18
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Korea RP
Any
Any
Any
200
922.34
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any
300
1364
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any except at S. No. 12 to 17 above.
400
721.74
MT
US Dollar
19
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Any
Korea RP
Any
Any
200
922.34
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any
300
1364
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any except at S. No. 12 to 17 above.
400
721.74
MT
US Dollar
20
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Chinese Taipei
Chinese Taipei
Yieh United Steel Corp
Yieh United Steel Corp
200
Nil
MT
US Dollar
300
489
MT
US Dollar
21
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Chinese Taipei
Chinese Taipei
Yieh Mau Corp
Yieh Mau Corp
300
505.96
MT
US Dollar
400
138.05
MT
US Dollar
22
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Chinese Taipei
Any
Any
Any other than at s.no 20 above
200
1293.62
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any other than at S. No. 20 and 21 above.
300
2254.69
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any other than at s.no 21 above
400
1446.17
MT
US Dollar
23
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Any
Chinese Taipei
Any
Any other than at s.no 20 above
200
1293.62
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any other than at S. No. 20 and 21 above.
300
2254.69
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any other than at s.no 21 above
400
1446.17
MT
US Dollar
24
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
China PR
China PR
Lianzhong Stainless Steel Corp
Lianzhong Stainless Steel Corp
200
64.03
MT
US Dollar
25
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
China PR
China PR
Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co Ltd(STSS)
Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co Ltd(STSS)
300
348.28
MT
US Dollar
400
110
MT
US Dollar
26
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
China PR
Any
Any
Any other than 24 above
200
889.53
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any other than at S. No 25 above.
300
1916.59
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any other than at S. No. 25 above.
400
1477.44
MT
US Dollar
27
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Any
China PR
Any
Any other than 24 above
200
889.53
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any other than at S. No. 25 above
300
1916.59
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any other than at S. No. 25 above.
400
1477.44
MT
US Dollar
28
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Thailand
Thailand
Thainox Stainless Public Co Ltd
Thainox Stainless Public Co Ltd
300
252.18
MT
US Dollar
400
189.63
MT
US Dollar
29
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Thailand
Any
Any
Any
200
958.63
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any other than at S. No. 28 above.
300
1505.2
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any other than at s. no 28 above.
400
615.16
MT
US Dollar
30
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Any
Thailand
Any
Any
200
958.63
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any other than at S. No. 28 above.
300
1505.2
MT
US Dollar
Any
Any other than at S. No. 28 above.
400
615.16
MT
US Dollar
31
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
USA
USA
Any
Any
200
1216.63
MT
US Dollar
300
1560.81
MT
US Dollar
400
1438.25
MT
US Dollar
32
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
USA
Any
Any
Any
200
1216.63
MT
US Dollar
300
1560.81
MT
US Dollar
400
1438.25
MT
US Dollar
33
7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*
Any
USA
Any
Any
200
1216.63
MT
US Dollar
300
1560.81
MT
US Dollar
400
1438.25
MT
US Dollar

* of the width of 600 mm upto 1250 mm of all series further worked than Cold rolled (cold reduced) with a thickness of up to 4 mm.

The subject goods will have the following exclusions from the scope of the product on grounds as explained above:

i. Grade AISI 420 High carbon (0.28%-0.40%), Grade 420, Grade 430 BA supplied by M/s Thyssenkrupp Stainless International, Germany, Grade AISI 441 and Grade AISI 443.

ii. Duplex Stainless Steel grades 2205 (S31803), 2304 (S32304), EN 1.4835, 1.4547, 1.4539, 1.4438, 1.4318 and 1.4833 and Ferritic Grades EN 1.4509 and 1.4512.

iii. Product supplied under Indian Patent no. 223848 in respect of goods comprising Low Nickel containing Chromium-Nickel Manganese-Copper Austenitic Stainless steel and representing Grades YU 1 and YU 4, produced and supplied by M/s Yieh United Steel Corp (Yusco) of Chinese Taipei (Taiwan).

2. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be levied with effect from the date of imposition of the provisional anti-dumping duty, and shall 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 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: 354/87/2009- TRU (Pt.-1)]

Prashant Kumar

Under Secretary to the Government of India

CORRIGENDUM

New Delhi, dated the 07th February, 2012

G.S.R. (E). – In the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 14/2010-Customs, dated the 20th February, 2010, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 95(E), dated the 20th February, 2010:-

(i) at page 12, after the Table, in line 5 omit “Grade 420, Grade 430”,

(ii) at page 12, after the Table, in line 7 and 8, for “Duplex Stainless Steel grades 2205 (S31803), 2304 (S32304), EN 1.4835, 1.4547, 1.4539, 1.4438, 1.4318 and 1.4833 and Ferritic Grades EN 1.4509 and 1.4512”, read “Duplex Stainless Steel grades EN 1.4835, 1.4547, 1.4539, 1.4438, 1.4318 and 1.4833 and Ferritic Grade EN 1.4509”.

[F.No.354/87/2009 –TRU (Pt. 1)

(Raj Kumar Digvijay)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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