[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. 27/2014-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, the 13th June, 2014

G.S.R. (E). – Whereas, the designated authority, vide notification No. 21/29/2011- DGAD dated 5th October, 2012, published in Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, had initiated a review in the matter of continuation of anti-dumping duty on imports of homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) (hereinafter referred to as subject goods) falling under heading 3904 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 Taiwan, the People’s Republic of China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea RP, Malaysia, Thailand and the United States of America (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), imposed vide notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 11/2008-Customs, dated the 23rd January, 2008, published in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary vide number G.S.R. 52 (E), dated the 23rd January, 2008.

And whereas, the Central Government had extended the anti-dumping duty on the subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject countries upto and inclusive of the 22nd January, 2014 vide notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 52/2012-Customs (ADD), dated the 6th December, 2012, published in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary vide number G.S.R 881 (E), dated the 6th December, 2012.

And whereas, in the matter of review of anti-dumping duty on import of the subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject countries, the designated authority in its final findings, published vide notification No. 21/29/2011-DGAD, dated 4th April, 2014, in Part I, Section 1 of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, has come to the conclusion that-

(i) the product under consideration continues to be imported at the dumped prices from the subject countries except Korea RP;

(ii) the domestic industry continues to suffer material injury on account of dumped imports;

(iii) the material injury to the domestic industry on account of dumping of subject goods is likely to continue if the anti dumping duties from subject countries except Korea RP are revoked,and has recommended continued imposition of the anti-dumping duty on the subject goods, originating in or exported from subject countries except Korea RP.

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (5) of section 9A of the Customs Taiff Act, read with rules 18 and 23 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, falling under the heading 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), exported by the exporters as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate equal to the amount as specified in the corresponding entry in column (8) in the currency as specified in the corresponding entry in column (10) and as per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (9), of the said Table, namely:-

Table

Sl. No Heading Description Country of origin Country of export Producer Exporter Amount Unit Curr­ency
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)
1. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Taiwan Taiwan CGPC Polymer Corporation CGPC Polymer Corporation 33.62 MT US Dollar
2. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Taiwan Taiwan China

General Plastics Corporation

China General
Plastics Corporation
33.62 MT US Dollar
3. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Taiwan European Union China General Plastics Corporation Tricon Overseas Inc. and Tricon
Energy UK Ltd
33.62 MT US Dollar
4. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Taiwan United States of
America
China General Plastics Corporation Tricon Overseas Inc. 33.62 MT US Dollar
5. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Taiwan European Union Formosa Plastics Corporation Tricon Energy
UK Ltd
Nil MT US Dollar
6. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Taiwan Taiwan Formosa Plastics Corporation Formosa Plastics Corporation Nil MT US Dollar

 

7. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Taiwan Taiwan Ocean Plastics Co
Ltd.
Ocean Plastics Co Ltd. 9.47 MT US Dollar
8. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Taiwan Taiwan Any combination other than
above
61.25 MT US Dollar
9. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Taiwan Any country except Taiwan Any Any 61.25 MT US Dollar
10. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Any country

other than subject countries except Korea RP

Taiwan Any Any 61.25 MT US Dollar
11. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) People’s

Republic of
China

People’s Republic of China Qingdao Haijing Chemical (Group) Co.,
Ltd.
Qingdao Haijing Chemical (Group) Co., Ltd. 139.64 MT US Dollar
12. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) People’s Republic of China European Union Qingdao Haijing Chemical (Group) Co., Ltd. Tricon Energy UK Ltd 139.64 MT US Dollar
13. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) People’s

Republic of China

People’s Republic of China Yibin Tianyuan Group Co
Limited
Yibin Tianyuan

Group Co
Limited

139.52 MT US Dollar
14. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension

grade)

People’s

Republic of China

People’s Republic of China Xinjiang Shihezi Zhongfa Chemical Co Ltd. Xinjiang Tianye Foreign Trade Co.,Ltd 91.27 MT US Dollar
15. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) People’s Republic of China People’s Republic of China Tianjin LG
Dagu ChemicalCo., Ltd.
Tianjin LG Dagu Chemical Co., Ltd. 123.27 MT US Dollar
16. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) People’s

Republic of China

People’s Republic of China Tianjin Dagu Chemical Co., Ltd. Tianjin Dagu Chemical Co.,
Ltd.
123.27 MT US Dollar
17. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) People’s Republic of China People’s Republic of China Shandong OceanChemical Chlor –Alkali Resin
Co., Ltd
Shandong Ocean Chemical Imp & Exp Co., Ltd. 123.27 MT US Dollar

 

 
18. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) People’s Republic of China People’s Republic of China Xinjiang Zhongtai Chemical Co., Ltd Xinjiang Zhongtai Chemical Co.,
Ltd
123.27 MT US Dollar
19. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) People’s Republic of China People’s Republic of China Tangshan SanyouChlor- Alkali Co.,
Ltd.
Tangshan Sanyou International Industry Co.,
Ltd..
123.27 MT US Dollar
20. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) People’s Republic of China People’s Republic of China Chiping Xinfa PVC
Co., Ltd.
Ningbo Grand
international Trading Company Limited.
123.27 MT US Dollar
21. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) People’s Republic of China People’s Republic of China Any combination other than
above
147.96 MT US Dollar
22. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) People’s Republic of China Any country other than People’s Republic of China Any Any 147.96 MT US Dollar
23. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Any country other than subject countries except Korea RP People’s Republic of China Any Any 147.96 MT US Dollar
24. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) United States of America United States of America Formosa Plastics Corporation Tricon Dry
Chemicals LLC
31.22 MT US Dollar
25. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) United States of America United States of America Westlake Vinyl Corporation or Westlake
Vinyls Company LP
Westlake Vinyls  Company LP 29.99 MT US Dollar
26. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) United States of America United States of America Any combination other than
above
115.54 MT US Dollar
27. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) United States of America Any country other than United States of America Any Any 115.54 MT US Dollar
28. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Any country other than subject countries except Korea RP United States of America Any Any 115.54 MT US Dollar
29. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Indonesia Indonesia Any Any 70.58 MT US Dollar
30. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Indonesia Any country other than Indonesia Any Any 70.58 MT US Dollar
31. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Any country other than subject countries except Korea RP Indonesia Any Any 70.58 MT US Dollar
32. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Thailand Thailand Any Any 48.21 MT US Dollar
33. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Thailand Any country other than Thailand Any Any 48.21 MT US Dollar
34. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Any country

other than subject countries except Korea RP

Thailand Any Any 48.21 MT US Dollar
35. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Malaysia Malaysia Any Any 42.92 MT US Dollar
36. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Malaysia Any country other than Malaysia Any Any 42.92 MT US Dollar
37. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Any country

other than subject countries except Korea RP

Malaysia Any Any 42.92 MT US Dollar
38. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Japan Japan Any Any 14.95 MT US Dollar

 

39. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Japan Any  country other than Japan Any Any 14.95 MT US Dollar
40. 3904 Homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) Any country

other than subject countries except Korea RP

Japan Any Any 14.95 MT US Dollar

Note: The product under consideration is homopolymer of vinyl chloride monomer (suspension grade) where various polymer chains are not linked to each other, which however, excludes the specialty poly vinyl chloride suspension resins such as cross-linked poly vinyl chloride, chlorinated poly vinyl chloride (CPVC), vinyl chloride – vinyl acetate copolymer (VC-VAc), poly vinyl chloride paste resin and poly vinyl chloride blending resin.

  1. 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.354/70/2007-TRU (Pt.-I)]

(Akshay Joshi)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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