Seeks to levy definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of persulphates, originating in or exported from Taiwan, Turkey and USA for a period of five years.

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

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 22/2014-Customs (ADD)

      New Delhi, the 16th May, 2014

G.S.R.    (E). -Whereas,  in the matter of ”Peroxosulphates’ also known as ‘Persulphates’ (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under Chapter 28 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 the Taiwan, Turkey and the United States of America (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), and imported into India, the designated authority in its final findings published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1,vide notification number 14/9/2012-DGAD dated the 4th March, 2014, had come to the conclusion that –

(a)        The subject goods have been exported to India from the subject countries except Turkey below its normal value;

(b)        The domestic industry has suffered material injury on account of subject imports from the United States of America and Taiwan;

(c)        The material injury has been caused by the dumped imports of subject goods from the United States of America and Taiwan.

and has recommended imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject goods, originating in or exported from the United States of America and Taiwan and imported into India, in order to remove injury to the domestic industry;

   Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (5) of section 9A of the 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, specification of which is specified in column (4), 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 (5),  and exported from the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), and produced by the producers as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), and exported by the exporters as specified in the corresponding entry in column (8), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate equal to the amount as specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) in the currency as specified in the corresponding entry in column (11)  and as per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (10) of the said Table.

Table

Tariff Item

Description of goods

Specifications

Country of origin

Country of export

Producer

Exporter

Amount

Unit

Currency

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

1

2833 40 00 Peroxosulphates or Persulphates Ammonium Persulphates, Potassium Persulphates  or Sodium Persulphates United States of America United States of America Any Any 62

MT

US Dollar

2

2833 40 00 Peroxosulphates or Persulphates  Ammonium Persulphates, Potassium Persulphates  or Sodium Persulphates United States of America Any country other than  United States of America Any Any 62

MT

US Dollar

3

2833 40 00 Peroxosulphates or Persulphates Ammonium Persulphates, Potassium Persulphates  or Sodium Persulphates Any country other than  United States of America  and Taiwan United States of America Any Any 62

MT

US Dollar

4

2833 40 00 Peroxosulphates or Persulphates Ammonium Persulphates, Potassium Persulphates  or Sodium Persulphates Taiwan Taiwan Any Any 94

MT

US Dollar

5

2833 40 00 Peroxosulphates or Persulphates Ammonium Persulphates, Potassium Persulphates  or Sodium Persulphates Taiwan Any country other than Taiwan Any Any 94

MT

US Dollar

6

2833 40 00 Peroxosulphates or Persulphates Ammonium Persulphates, Potassium Persulphates  or Sodium Persulphates Any country other than  United States of America  and Taiwan Taiwan Any Any 94

MT

US Dollar

2.         The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective 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 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, 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.354/195/2013-TRU]

    (Akshay Joshi)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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