Seeks to impose definitive Countervailing/anti-subsidy duty on imports of Textured Tempered Glass originating in or exported from Malaysia vide Notification No. 3/2021-Customs (CVD) dated 9th March, 2021.
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
New Delhi, the 9th March, 2021
G.S.R. 163(E).—Whereas, in the matter of “Textured Tempered Glass” (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods) falling under tariff item 7007 19 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, Malaysia (hereinafter referred to as the subject country), and imported into India, the Designated Authority in its final findings, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, vide notification 6/13/2019-DGTR dated the 11th December, 2020 has come to the conclusion that-
(i) the subject goods have been exported to India from the subject country at subsidized prices;
(ii) the domestic industry has suffered material injury due to subsidization of the subject goods;
(iii) the material injury has been caused by the subsidized imports of the subject goods originating in or exported from the subject country,
and has recommended the imposition of definitive countervailing 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 (6) of section 9 of the Customs Tariff Act, read with rules 20 and 22 of the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Countervailing Duty on Subsidized 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), 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), and imported into India, countervailing duty of an amount equivalent to the difference between the quantum calculated at the rate mentioned in column (7) and antidumping duty payable, if any, of the said Table, namely:-
|S. No.||Heading /Sub- heading/Tariff Item||Description of Group||Country of origin||Country of export||Producer||Duty amount as % of CIF value|
|1||7007 19 00||Textured Tempered Glass whether coated or uncoated||Malaysia||Malaysia||Xinyi Solar (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.||9.71|
|2||7007 19 00||Textured Tempered Glass whether coated or uncoated||Malaysia||Malaysia||Any producer other than
producer mentioned at S. No. 1 above
|3||7007 19 00||Textured Tempered Glass whether coated or uncoated||Malaysia||Any country other than
|4.||7007 19 00||Textured Tempered Glass whether coated or uncoated||Any country other than
2. The countervailing duty imposed under this notification shall be levied 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 payable in Indian currency.
Explanation – For the purposes of this notification: –
(1) the rate of exchange applicable for the purposes of calculation of such countervailing 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 Act.
(2) “CIF value” means the assessable value as determined under section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962).
[F. No. 354/15/2021-TRU]
RAJEEV RANJAN, Under Secy.