This Notification imposes Anti-dumping duty on Sodium cyanide originating in, or exported from  U.S.A., Czech Republic, European Union and Korea RP.

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

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

6Th June, 2000

Notification No. 83/2000-Customs

Whereas in the matter of import of Sodium Cyanide, falling under Chapter 28 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, the United States of America, Czech Republic, European Union and Korea RP, the designated Authority, vide its preliminary findings, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 18th October, 1999 had come to the conclusion that-

1. Sodium Cyanide, originating in, or exported from, the United States of America, Czech Republic, European union and Korea RP has been exported to India below normal value, resulting in dumping;

2. the Indian industry has suffered material injury;

3. the injury has been caused cumulatively by imports from the subject countries/territory;

And whereas on the basis of the aforesaid findings of the Designated Authority, the Central

Government had imposed an anti-dumping duty vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 134/99-Customs, dated the 27th December, 1999, published in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (I) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, dated the 27th December, 1999;

1. Sodium Cyanide, originating in, or exported from, the United States of America, Czech Republic, European union and Korea RP has been exported to India below normal value, resulting in dumping;

2. the domestic industry has suffered material injury;

3. the injury has been caused to the domestic industry by the dumping of Sodium Cyanide originating in, or exported from, the subject countries/ territory;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by 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 Sodium Cyanide, falling under Chapter 28 of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act, originating in, or exported from countries or territories mentioned in column (2) of the Table annexed hereto, and when exported by exporters mentioned in the corresponding entry in column (3) of the said Table, and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate which is to be calculated as the difference between the amount mentioned in the corresponding entry in column (4) of the said Table and the landed value of such imported Sodium Cyanide per metric tonne.

TABLE

Sr. No.

Country/Territory

Exporter/Producer Amount (Rupees per metric tonne)
(1) (2) (3) (4)
1. United States of America All exporters 68025
2. European Union (i) M/s Degussa Huls

(ii) All other exporters

(i) 68025

(ii) 68025

3. Czech Republic All exporters 68025
4. Korea RP All exporters 68025

1. Nothing contained in this notification shall apply to Sodium Cyanide manufactured by M/s Tong Suh Petrochemicals Corp Ltd., Korea RP and exported by M/s Hanwha Corporation, Korea RP, provided that the jurisdictional Deputy Commissioner of Customs or Assistant Commissioner of Customs, as the case may be, is satisfied that such Sodium Cyanide has been manufactured by the said M/s Tong Suh Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd.

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 i.e. the 27th December, 1999.

Explanation 1.– For the purposes of this notification, “landed value” means the assessable value as determined under the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) and includes all duties of Customs except duties levied under sections 3, 3A, 8B and 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act.

(Prashant Kumar Sinha)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

F.No. 354/166/99TRU (Pt-II)

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