Notification No.119/2010-Customs, New Delhi, 19th November, 2010

G.S.R. (E). – Whereas in the matter of imports of Polypropylene [hereinafter referred to as the subject goods], falling under sub heading 39021000 or 39023000 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Singapore (hereinafter referred as the subject countries) and imported into India, the designated authority in its preliminary findings vide notification No.14/5/2009-DGAD, dated the 15th June, 2009, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 15th June, 2009, had come to the conclusion that –

  1. the subject goods had been exported to India from the subject countries at prices less than their normal values in the domestic market of the exporting countries;
  2. the dumping margins of the subject goods imported from the subject countries were substantial and above de minimis; and
  3. the domestic industry had suffered material injury and the injury had been caused to the domestic industry mainly by price effect of dumped imports of the subject goods originating in or exported from the subject countries;

and had recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on the imports of subject goods, originating in, or exported 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. 82/2009-Customs, dated the 30th July, 2009, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 557(E), dated the 30th July, 2009;

And Whereas, the designated authority, in its final findings vide notification No. 14/5/2009-DGAD dated the 23rd August, 2010, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 23rd August, 2010, had come to the conclusion that-

  1. the subject goods had been exported to India from the subject countries below their associated normal values;
  2. the domestic industry had suffered material injury in respect of the subject goods; and
  3. the material injury had been caused by the dumped imports of the subject goods from the subject countries.
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Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with sub-section (5) of section 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act, 1975 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 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 country specified in the corresponding entry in column (4), and exported from the country specified in the corresponding entry in column (5) and produced by the producer specified in the corresponding entry in column (6) and exported by the exporter specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate 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.

Table

Sl. No Sub Heading Description
of goods
Country
of Origin
Country

of Exports

Producer Exporter Amount Unit
of measu-rement
Curr-

ency

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)
1 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Oman Oman M/s Oman Polypropylene LLC M/s

Oman Polypropylene LLC

67.68 Metric tonne US

dollar

2 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Oman Oman Any combination other than as specified at serial number1 241.82 Metric tonne US dollar
3 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Oman Any other than Oman Any Any 241.82 Metric tonne US dollar
4 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Any country other than countries attracting Anti-dumping duty Oman Any Any 241.82 Metric tonne US dollar
5 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Advanced Polypropylene Co. Vinmar International Ltd., USA 166.20 Metric tonne US dollar
6 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Saudi Polyolefins Company National Petrochemical Industrialization Marketing company 89.23 Metric tonne US dollar
7 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Saudi Polyolefins Company Basell International Trading FZE 51.16 Metric tonne US dollar
8 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Saudi European Petrochemical Company Saudi Basic Industries Corporation 171.97 Metric tonne US dollar
9 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Saudi Yanbu Petrochemical Company Saudi Basic Industries Corporation 87.86 Metric tonne US dollar
10 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Saudi Yanbu Petrochemical Company M/s Exxon Mobil Chemical Asia Pacific 177.56 Metric tonne US dollar
11 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Any combination other than as specified at serial numbers 5 to 10 322.57 Metric tonne US dollar
12 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Saudi Arabia Any other than Saudi Arabia Any Any 322.57 Metric tonne US dollar
13 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Any country other than countries attracting Anti-dumping duty Saudi Arabia Any Any 322.57 Metric tonne US dollar
14 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Singapore Singapore The Polyolefin Company (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. Sumitomo Corporation Asia Pte. Ltd. 121.28 Metric tonne US dollar
15 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Singapore Singapore The Polyolefin Company (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. Toyota Tsusho (Singapore) Pte.Ltd. 295.09 Metric tonne US dollar
16 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Singapore Singapore The Polyolefin Company (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. Marubeni Chemical Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. Nil Metric tonne US dollar
17 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Singapore Singapore The Polyolefin Company (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. Itochu Plastics Pte. Ltd. Nil Metric tonne US dollar
18 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Singapore Singapore The Polyolefin Company (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. Sumitomo Corporation Asia Pte. Ltd. 28.49 Metric tonne US dollar
19 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Singapore Singapore Exxon Mobil Chemical Asia Pacific Exxon Mobil Chemical Asia Pacific 38.77 Metric tonne US dollar
20. 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Singapore Singapore Exxon Mobil Chemical Asia Pacific, Singapore Mitsubishi Chemical Thailand (Co.) Ltd. Nil Metric tonne US dollar
21 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Singapore Singapore Any combination other than as specified at Serial numbers 14 to 20. 323.50 Metric tonne US dollar
22 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Singapore Any other than Singapore Any Any 323.50 Metric tonne US dollar
23 39021000 or 39023000 ‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene excluding the expanded Polypropylene beads)’ Any country other than countries attracting Anti-dumping duty Singapore Any Any 323.50 Metric tonne US dollar

2. The anti-dumping duty imposed shall be levied for a period of five years (unless revoked, superseded or amended earlier) from the date of imposition of the provisional anti-dumping duty, that is, 30th July, 2009 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.

(Prashant Kumar)
Under Secretary to the Government of India
[F.No.354/140/2009 –TRU

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