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

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

19th July, 2005

Notification No. 69/2005-Customs

Whereas  in  the  matter  of import of certain types or grades of alloy and non alloy steel billets, bars and rounds having 70mm to 250 mm diameter conforming to Indian Standards specification or any other international specification equivalent to Indian Standards (hereinafter referred to as subject goods), falling under sub-heading Nos. 7206 90, 7207 19 and 7207 20 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, Russia, People’s Republic of China and Ukraine, the designated authority vide its preliminary findings, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 1st December, 2000 had recommended the imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of  the subject goods, originating in, or exported from, Russia and Peoples’s Republic of China;

And whereas on the basis of the aforesaid findings of the designated authority, the Central Government had imposed a provisional anti-dumping duty on the subject goods vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 151/2000-Customs, dated the 26th December, 2000 [G.S.R. 931(E), dated the 26th December, 2000], published in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, dated the 26th December, 2000;

And whereas, the designated authority, vide its final findings dated the 1st June, 2001, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 1st June, 2001, had recommended the imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on all the imports of subject goods, originating in, or exported from, Russia and People’s Republic of China;

 And whereas on the basis of the aforesaid final findings of the designated authority, the Central Government had imposed an anti-dumping duty on subject goods vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No.65/2001-Customs, dated the 25th June, 2001, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide G.S.R 454 (E), dated the 25th June, 2001;

Whereas the designated authority vide its final findings in mid-term review, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 20th May, 2005, has come to the conclusion that –

(i)   The subject goods have been exported below their normal values from Russia during the period of investigation. There were no imports from People’s Republic of China during the period of investigation, hence dumping margin established during the original investigation for People’s Republic of China was considered in this review investigation.

(ii)   However, a situation of continuation of injury caused by the dumped imports to the domestic industry could not be established.

(iii)  Injury is not likely to recur if the anti-dumping duty imposed on the subject goods from subject countries were removed. and has recommended withdrawal of the anti-dumping duty on all imports of subject goods, originating in, or exported from People’s Republic of China and Russia;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with sub-section (5) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 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 hereby rescinds the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No.65/2001-Customs, dated the 25th June, 2001, [G.S.R. 454 (E), dated the 25th June, 2001], except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such rescission.

F.No.354/95/2001-TRU

Ajay
Under Secretary to the Government of India

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