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

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

9th February 2001

Notification No. 15/2001Customs

            WHEREAS in the matter of import of Sports Shoes, non-leather sports footwear (hereinafter referred to as ‘the subject goods’), falling under sub-heading Nos. 6402.12, 6402.19, 6403.12, 6403.19, 6404.11, 6405.20 or 6405.90 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, the People’s Republic of China, the Designated Authority vide its preliminary findings, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 25th January, 2001, has come to the conclusion that –

(a) subject goods, originating in, or exported from, the People’s Republic of China have been exported to India below their normal value;
(b) domestic industry has suffered material injury by way of decline in its market share and financial losses due to depressed selling prices on account of price depression caused by low landed prices of the dumped subject goods;
(c) injury has been caused to the domestic industry by dumping of the subject goods originating in, or exported from, the People’s Republic of China;

and the Designated Authority has considered it necessary to impose anti-dumping duty, provisionally, pending final determination, on all imports of the subject goods, originating in, or exported from, the People’s Republic of China;

            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 above findings of the Designated Authority, hereby imposes on Sports Shoes, non-leather sports footwear, of categories specified in column (2) of the Table annexed hereto, falling under sub-heading Nos. 6402.12, 6402.19, 6403.12, 6403.19, 6404.11, 6405.20 or 6405.90 of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act, originating in, or exported from, the People’s Republic of China, when exported by any exporter/producer, and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate which shall be calculated as the difference between the corresponding amount mentioned in column (3) of the said Table and the landed value of such imported subject goods in US $ per pair.

Table

S. No.

Category of Sports Shoes

Amount
(US $ per pair)

(1)

(2)

(3)

1.

(a) Bearing brand name of Nike, Reebok or
Adidas

(b) Unbranded or bearing brand names other
than (a)  above

18.44

6.277

The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification 2. shall be effective upto and inclusive of the 8th day of August 2001, and shall be payable in Indian currency.

Explanation. For the purposes of this notification, –

“landed value” means the (a) assessable value as determined under the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) and includes all duties of customs except duties levied under sections 3, 3A, 8B, 9 and 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act;

“rate of exchange” applicable for (b) 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 said Customs Act, 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.

Prashant Kumar Sinha
Under Secretary to the Government of India

F.No.354/18/2001-TRU

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