This notification extends Anti-dumping duty on Polyester Film, originating in, or exported from, Korea RP and Indonesia

[PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (I)]

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

15th November, 2000

Notification No. 141/2000-Customs

WHEREAS in the matter of import of Polyester film, falling under sub-heading No. 3920.69 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from People’s Republic of Korea and Indonesia, the designated authority vide its preliminary findings, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 14th August, 2000, has come to the conclusion that –

(a) Polyester Film, originating in, or exported from, Korea RP and Indonesia, have been exported to India below normal value, resulting in dumping;

(b) the Indian domestic industry has suffered material injury;

(c) the injury has been caused cumulatively by the imports from subject countries; and

(d) no injury has been caused to domestic industry from imports of sun/dust controlled films;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act, read with rules 13 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 findings of the designated authority, hereby imposes on polyester film of 9 micron and above, of grades specified in column (4) of the Table annexed hereto, falling under sub-heading No.3920.69 of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act, originating in, or exported from People’s Republic of Korea and Indonesia, and exported by exporters specified in column (3) of the said Table, and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate specified in column (5) of the said Table.

TABLE

Sr.No.

Country

Name of the Exporter/Producer

Grade of Films

Amount of duty

(US $ per Kilogramme)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

1

Indonesia

(1) M/s PT Kolon Ina.

Packaging polyester films

0.160

Polyester films, excluding packaging or sun/dust controlled

0.477

(2) Other Exporters

Packaging polyester films

0.709

Polyester films, excluding packaging or sun/dust controlled

0.477

2

People’s Republic of Korea

(1) M/s Kolon Industries Inc.

Packaging polyester films

0.703

Polyester films, excluding packaging or sun/dust controlled

NIL

(2) M/s Toray Saehan Inc. and M/s Saehan Industries Inc.

Packaging polyester films

0.281

Polyester films, excluding packaging or sun/dust controlled

0.252

(3) Other Exporters

Packaging polyester films

0.982

Polyester films, excluding packaging or sun/dust controlled

0.614

 2. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective upto and inclusive of the 14th day of May, 2001, and shall be payable in Indian currency.

Explanation. – For the purposes of this notification, “rate of exchange” applicable for the purposes of calculation of 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 under sub-clause (i) of clause (a) of sub-section (3) of 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.354/152/2000-TRU

(PRASANT KUMAR SINHA)

UNDER SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

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