This notification imposes Anti-Dumping duty on Pure Terephthalic Acid (PTA) originating in, or exported from Spain.

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

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

30th May. 2000

Notification No. 82/2000-Customs

WHEREAS in the matter of import of Pure Terephthalic Acid (PTA), falling under Chapter 29 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, Japan, Malaysia, Spain and Taiwan, the Designated Authority vide its final findings published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 20 April, 2000 has come to the conclusion that –

(a) there has been no import of Pure Terephthalic Acid (PTA) from Taiwan during the period of investigation, i.e. 1st April, 1998 to 31st December, 1998;

(b) Pure Terephthalic Acid (PTA) originating in, or exported from, Japan, Malaysia and Spain has been exported below normal value resulting in dumping;

(c ) the Indian industry has suffered material injury;

(d) However, the causal link between the dumping of the product and injury has not been established in the case of the known exporters from the subject countries except in the case of M/s Interquisa, Spain;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) and subsection (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 Pure Terephthalic Acid (PTA), falling under sub-heading No. 2917.36 of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act, originating in, or exported from, Spain and when exported by exporters mentioned in column (2) of the Table annexed hereto, and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at a rate mentioned in the corresponding entry in column (3) of the said Table.

TABLE

S.No. Exporter/producer Amount of Anti-dumping duty (in Rupees per Metric Tonne)
(1) (2) (3)
1. M/s Interquisa 521
2. All other exporters 521

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

F.N0.354/50/2000-TRU

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