Seeks to impose provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of electrical insulators of glass or ceramics/porcelain, whether assembled or unassembled  originating in, or exported from the People’s Republic of China for a period of six months.

[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. 40/2014-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, the 16th September, 2014

G.S.R. (E). -Whereas in the matter of ‘electrical insulators of glass or ceramics/porcelain, whether assembled or unassembled’ (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods) falling under sub-heading 8546 10 or 8546 20 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as the subject country), 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. 14/11/2013-DGAD, dated the 1st  July, 2014, has come to the conclusion that-00A0

(a)   the subject goods have been exported to India from the subject country below normal value;

(b)   the domestic industry has suffered injury on account   of import of the subject goods from the subject country;

(c)   the injury has been caused by the dumped imports of the subject goods from the subject country.

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 country 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 sub-heading 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, namely:-

Table

Sl. No.

Sub- heading

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

8546 10 or

8546 20

Electrical Insulators of Glass, or Ceramics/Porcelain, whether assembled or unassembled

People’s Republic of China People’s Republic of China Nanjing Electric (Group) Co Ltd Nanjing Electric (Group) Co Ltd

1,188

MT

US $

2

-do-

-do-

People’s Republic of China People’s Republic of China Zigong Sediver Toughened Glass Insulator Co. Ltd. Zigong Sediver Toughened Glass Insulator Co.Ltd.

728

MT

US $

3

-do-

-do-

People’s Republic of China People’s Republic of China Sediver Insulators (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. Sediver Insulators (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.

728

MT

US $

4

-do-

-do-

People’s Republic of China France Sediver Insulators (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. Sediver S.A.(France)

728

MT

US $

5

-do-

-do-

People’s Republic of China People’s Republic of China Dalian Insulator Group Co. Ltd. Dalian Insulator Group Co. Ltd.

1,407

MT

US $

6

-do-

-do-

People’s Republic of China People’s Republic of China Liling Huaxin Insulator Technology Co., Ltd. Liling Huaxin Insulator Technology Co., Ltd

287

MT

US $

7

-do-

-do-

People’s Republic of China People’s Republic of China Chengdu Global Special-Glass Manufacturing Co., Ltd Sichuan Yibin Global Group Co., Ltd

1,174

MT

US $

8

-do-

-do-

People’s Republic of China People’s Republic of China Any combination other than Sl. No 1 to 7 above

2,042

MT

US $

9

-do-

-do-

People’s Republic of China Any country other than People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

2,042

MT

US $

10

-do-

-do-

Any country other than People’s Republic of China People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

2,042

MT

US $

Note: Electrical insulators of Glass, or Ceramics/Porcelain, whether assembled or unassembled, as mentioned in column (3) above, do not include the following:-

i.    telephone or telegraph insulators of voltage rating up to 1 KV ;

ii.    electrical or electronic appliances/device insulators of voltage rating up to 1 KV;

iii.    composite insulators;

iv.    condenser bushings and transformer.

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.354/111/2014 -TRU]

(Pramod Kumar)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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