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

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

28th March, 2002

Notification No. 34/2002-Customs

WHEREAS in the matter of import of Sodium Nitrite falling under sub-heading 2834.10 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, the European Union and Taiwan, the designated authority vide its preliminary findings, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 1st February, 2002, has come to the conclusion that –

(a) Sodium Nitrite, originating in, or exported from, the European Union and Taiwan, has been exported to India below normal value, resulting in dumping;

(b) the domestic industry has suffered material injury;

(c) the injury has been caused cumulatively by the imports from the European Union and Taiwan;

and has considered it is necessary to impose provisional anti-dumping duty, pending final findings, on all imports of Sodium Nitrite, originating in, or exported from, the European Union and Taiwan;

Now, therefore, in exercise of powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act, 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, on the basis of the findings of the designated authority, hereby imposes on Sodium Nitrite falling under sub-heading 2834.10 of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act, originating in, or exported from, the country/territory mentioned in column (2) of the Table annexed below, exported by all exporters, and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate mentioned in the corresponding entry in column (3) of the said Table.

Table

Sr.No.

Name of the country/territory

Amount of duty (US $ per metric tonne)

(1)

(2)

(3)

1.

European Union

51.83

2.

Taiwan

107.85

 2. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective upto and inclusive of the day of 27th September, 2002, and shall be payable in Indian currency.

Explanation. – For the purposes of this notification, rate of exchange applicable for the purposes of calculation of 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 under sub-clause (i) of clause (a) of sub-section (3) of 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.

G.D.LOHANI

UNDER SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

F.No.354/24/2002-TRU

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