Seeks to impose provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) originating in, or exported from the People’s Republic of China, European Union, Korea RP and Thailand for a period of six months.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 36/2014-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, the 25th  July, 2014

G.S.R. (E). -WHEREAS in the matter of ‘Purified Terephthalic Acid’ (PTA) including its variants – Medium Quality Terephthalic Acid (MTA) and Qualified Terephthalic Acid (QTA) (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods) falling under tariff item 2917 36 00 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from the People’s Republic of China, European Union, Korea RP and Thailand (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), and imported into India, the designated authority in its preliminary findings published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1,vide notification No. 14/7/2013-DGAD dated 19th June, 2014, has come to the conclusion that –

(a) the subject goods have been exported to India from the subject countries below their normal value thus resulting in the dumping ;

(b) the domestic industry has suffered material injury due to dumping of the subject goods from the subject countries;

(c) the material injury has been caused by the dumped imports from the subject countries.

AND WHEREAS, the designated authority in its aforesaid findings, has recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on the subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject countries and imported into India, in order to remove injury to the domestic industry;

NOW, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), 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, after considering the aforesaid preliminary 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 said Customs Tariff Act as specified in the corresponding entry in column (2), originating in the country as specified in the corresponding entry in column (4), and produced by the producer as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), when exported from the country as specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), by the exporter 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 indicated 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

Sl.No.
Tariff Item
Description of goods
Country of origin
Country of export
Producer
Exporter
Amount
  Unit
Currency
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
1
2917 36 00
Purified
Terephthalic Acid.
People’s Republic of China
People’s   Republic of
China
Any
Any
62.82
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollar
2
2917 36 00
Purified
Terephthalic Acid.
People’s Republic of China
Any country other than  those subject to anti -dumping duty.
Any
Any
62.82
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollar
3
2917 36 00
Purified
Terephthalic Acid.
Any country other than  those subject to anti -dumping duty.
People’s
Republic of
China
Any
Any
62.82
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollar
4
2917 36 00
Purified
Terephthalic Acid.
Korea RP
Korea RP
Samsung General
Chemical Co Ltd
Samsung C&T
29.86
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollar
5
2917 36 00
Purified
Terephthalic Acid.
Korea RP
Korea RP
Taekwang Industrial Co Ltd
Taekwang
Industrial Co Ltd
19.05
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollar
6
2917 36 00
Purified
Terephthalic Acid.
Korea RP
Korea RP
Any combination other than Sl.No 4 and 5 above
117.09
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollar
7
2917 36 00
Purified
Terephthalic Acid.
Korea RP
Any country other than  those subject to anti -dumping duty.
Any
Any
117.09
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollar
8
2917 36 00
Purified
Terephthalic Acid.
Any country other than  those subject to anti -dumping duty.
Korea RP
Any
Any
117.09
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollar
9
2917 36 00
Purified
Terephthalic Acid.
Thailand
Thailand
Indorama
Petrochem Ltd
Indorama
Petrochem Ltd
27.49
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollar
10
2917 36 00
Purified
Terephthalic Acid.
Thailand
Thailand
TPT
Petrochemicals Public Limited
TPT
Petrochemicals Public Limited
27.49
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollar
11
2917 36 00
Purified
Terephthalic Acid.
Thailand
Thailand
Any combination other than Sl.No 9 and 10 above
99.51
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollar
12
2917 36 00
Purified
Terephthalic Acid.
Thailand
Any country other than  those subject to anti -dumping duty.
Any
Any
99.51
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollar
13
2917 36 00
Purified
Terephthalic Acid.
Any country other than  those subject to anti -dumping duty.
Thailand
Any
Any
99.51
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollar
14
2917 36 00
Purified
Terephthalic Acid.
European Union
European Union
Any
Any
23.75
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollar
15
2917 36 00
Purified
Terephthalic Acid.
Any country other than  those subject to anti -dumping duty.
European Union
Any
Any
23.75
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollar
16
2917 36 00
Purified
Terephthalic Acid.
European Union
Any country other than  those subject to anti -dumping duty.
Any
Any
23.75
Metric Tonnes
United States Dollar

2. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be levied for a period not exceeding six months (unless revoked, amended or superseded earlier) from the date of publication of this notification in the Gazette of India 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, under section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) and the relevant date for 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.354/95/2014 -TRU]

(Akshay Joshi)

Under Secretary to the Government of India.

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