Seeks to impose definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of Clear Float Glass originating in or exported from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 48/2014-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, the 11th December, 2014

G.S.R. (E). – Whereas in the matter of imports of Clear Float Glass of nominal thicknesses ranging from 4mm to 12mm (both inclusive), the nominal thickness being as per BIS 14900:2000, (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under the headings 7003, 7004, 7005, 7009, 7013, 7015, 7016, 7018, 7019, 7020 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) (hereinafter referred as the Customs Tariff Act), originating in, or exported from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and UAE (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries) and imported into India, the designated authority in its final findings vide, notification No. 14/25/2012-DGAD, dated the 10th October, 2014, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 10th October, 2014, has come to the conclusion that-

(i) the subject goods have been exported to India from the subject countries below the associated normal values, thus resulting in dumping of the subject goods;

(ii) the domestic industry has suffered material injury in respect of the subject goods; and

(iii) the dumped imports of the subject goods from the subject countries have caused material injury to the domestic industry,

and has recommended imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on all imports of subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject countries so as to remove the injury to the domestic industry.

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) and sub-section (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, on the basis of the aforesaid final findings of the designated authority, hereby imposes definitive anti-dumping duty on the subject goods, the description of which is specified in column (3) of the Table below, falling under heading of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act as specified in the corresponding entry in column (2),originating in the country specified in the corresponding entry in column (4), exported from the country specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), produced by the producer specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), exported by the exporter specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty equal to the amount indicated in the corresponding entry in column (8), in the currency as specified in the corresponding entry in column (10) and per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) of the said Table, namely:-

Table

Sl.

No.

Heading Description of goods Country of origin Country of

exports

Producer Exporter Amount Unit of

measurement

Currency
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)
1

 

7003, 7004, 7005, 7009, 7013, 7015, 7016, 7018, 7019, 7020 Clear Float Glass of nominal thicknesses ranging from 4 mm to 12 mm (both inclusive), the nominal thickness being as per BIS 14900:2000 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Obeikan Glass Company, Saudi Arabia Obeikan  Glass Company, Saudi Arabia 58.22 MT US$
2 -do- -do- Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Arabian United Float Glass Co, Saudi Arabia Arabian United Float Glass Co, Saudi Arabia 134.92 MT US$
3 -do- -do-

 

Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Any producer other than those at Sl. Nos. 1 and 2 above Any exporter other than those at Sl. Nos. 1 and 2 above 165.07 MT US$
4 -do- -do-

 

Saudi Arabia Any country, other  than subject countries Any Any 165.07 MT US$
5 -do- -do-

 

Any country, other than subject countries Saudi Arabia Any Any 165.07 MT US$
6 -do- -do-

 

United Arab Emirates (UAE) United Arab Emirates (UAE) Emirates Float Glass LLC, UAE Emirates Float Glass LLC, UAE 79.00 MT US$
7 -do- -do-

 

United Arab Emirates (UAE) United Arab Emirates (UAE) Any producer other than that  at

Sl. No. 6 above

Any exporter other than that at

Sl. No. 6 above

111.15 MT US$
8 -do- -do- United Arab Emirates (UAE) Any country, other than subject countries Any Any 111.15 MT US$
9 -do- -do-

 

Any country, other than subject countries United Arab Emirates (UAE) Any Any 111.15 MT US$
10 -do- -do- Pakistan Pakistan

 

Ghani Glass Limited, Pakistan Ghani Glass Limited, Pakistan 82.34 MT US$
11 -do- -do- Pakistan Pakistan

 

Any producer other than that at

Sl .No. 10 above

Any exporter other than that at Sl. No. 10 above 123.61 MT US$
12 -do- -do- Pakistan Any country, other than subject countries Any Any 123.61 MT US$
13 -do- -do- Any country, other than subject countries

 

Pakistan Any Any 123.61 MT US$

Note 1: Reflective glass and Tinted glass including green glass and transition glass are not included in the “Description of goods” in the Duty Table above.

Note 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.354/46/2014 -TRU]

(Pramod Kumar)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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