[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. 58/2009-Customs

New Delhi, the 5th June, 2009

G.S.R.    (E).- Whereas, in the matter of import of Compact Discs-Recordable (CD-Rs, hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under sub-heading 8523 40  of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) originating in, or exported from Iran, Malaysia, Korea ROK, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), the designated authority, in its preliminary findings vide notification No. 14/9/2007-DGAD dated the  13th December, 2007, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 17th December, 2007, had come to the conclusion that-

 a)      the subject goods had been exported to India from the subject countries below its normal value;

b)      the domestic industry had suffered material injury;

c)      the injury had been caused by the dumped imports from the subject countries.

And whereas, on the basis of the aforesaid findings of the designated authority, the Central Government had imposed provisional anti-dumping duty on the subject goods vide notification No. 34/2008Customs, dated the 13th March, 2008, published in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R.  179(E), dated the 13th March, 2008;

And whereas, the designated authority, in its final findings vide notification No. 14/9/2007-DGAD, dated the 6th March, 2009, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section I, dated the 9th March, 2009, has come to the conclusion that –

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

b)  the domestic industry has suffered material injury;

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

and has recommended to impose definitive anti-dumping duties on all imports of the subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject countries;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (5) of section 9A of the said 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 on the 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 countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (4) of the said Table, and produced by the producers as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), when exported from the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), by the exporters as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty which shall be equal to the amount specified 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.

Table

SI. No Sub-

heading

Description of goods Country of origin Country of export Producer Exporter Amount Unit of measurement Currency

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

1 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times Thailand Thailand M/s Panstar Electronics Co. Ltd. M/s Panstar Electronics Co. Ltd. 17.52 Per 1000 pieces US$
2 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times Thailand Thailand Any       combination       of producer and exporter other than at S. No. 1 17.52 Per 1000 pieces US$
3 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times Thailand Any country other     than Thailand Any Any 17.52 Per 1000 pieces US$
4 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times Any country other than subject countries Thailand Any Any 17.52 Per 1000 pieces US$
5 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times Vietnam Vietnam M/s    Ritek Vietnam Co- Ltd. M/s      Ritek Vietnam Co. Ltd. 46.94 Per 1000 pieces US$
6 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times Vietnam Vietnam Any combination of producer and exporter other than at S. No.5 46.94 Per 1000 pieces US$
7 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times Vietnam Any country other     than Vietnam Any Any 46.94 Per 1000 pieces US$
8 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times Any country other than subject countries Vietnam Any Any 46.94 Per 1000 pieces US$
9 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times Korea ROK Korea ROK Any Any 53.38 Per 1000 pieces US$
10 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times Korea ROK Any country other     than Korea ROK Any Any 53.38 Per 1000 pieces US$
11 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times Any country, other than subject countries Korea ROK Any Any 53.38 Per 1000 pieces US$
12 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times Iran Iran Any Any 51.92 Per 1000 pieces US$
13 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times Iran Any country other     than Iran Any Any 51.92 Per 1000 pieces US$
14 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times Any country other than subject countries Iran  Any Any 51.92. Per 1000 pieces US$
15 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times Malaysia Malaysia Any Any 45.11 Per 1000 pieces US$
16 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times Malaysia Any country other than Malaysia Any Any 45.11 Per 1000 pieces US$
17 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times Any country other  than subject countries Malaysia Any Any 45.11 Per 1000 pieces US$
18 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Any Any 63.84 Per 1000 pieces US$
19 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times United Arab Emirates Any country other than United Arab Emirates Any Any 63.84 Per 1000 pieces US$
20 8523 40 Compact Disc Recordable (CD-R) Write   once read    many times Any country other   than subject countries United Arab Emirates Any Any 63.84 Per 1000 pieces USS

2.   The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be levied with effect from the date of imposition of the provisional anti-dumping duty, that is, 13th March, 2008, and shall be payable 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: 354/187/2007- TRU

 (Unmesh Wagh)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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