Seeks to impose definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of Rubber Chemicals originating in or exported from from China PR and Korea

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

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 35/2014-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, the 24th July, 2014

G.S.R. (E). – Whereas, the designated authority, vide notification No. 15/1/2013-DGAD dated 30th April, 2013, published in Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, had initiated a review in the matter of continuation of anti-dumping duty on imports of Rubber Chemicals, namely, MBT, CBS, TDQ, PVI, TMT and PX-13(6PPD) originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China and PX-13(6PPD) originating in or exported from Korea RP falling under Chapter 29 or 38 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) (hereinafter referred to as the Customs Tariff Act), imposed vide notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 133/2008-Customs, dated the 12th December, 2008, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 853 (E), dated the 12th December, 2008 and vide notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 92/2011-Customs, dated the 20th September, 2011, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 700 (E), dated the 20th September, 2011;

And whereas, the Central Government had extended the anti-dumping duty on Rubber Chemicals, namely, MBT, CBS, TDQ, PVI, TMT and PX-13(6PPD) originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China and PX-13(6PPD) originating in or exported from Korea RP upto and inclusive of the 4th May, 2014, vide notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 16/2013-Customs (ADD), dated the 5th July, 2013, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R 465 (E), dated the 5th July, 2013 and vide notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 17/2013-Customs (ADD), dated the 5th July, 2013, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary ,Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R 466 (E), dated the 5th July, 2013 respectively;

And whereas, in the matter of review of anti-dumping duty on import of the above mentioned rubber chemicals (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China and Korea RP (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), the designated authority in its final findings, vide notification No. 15/1/2013-DGAD, dated 29th April, 2014, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, has come to the conclusion that-

(i) the dumped imports of subject goods from the subject countries are causing injury to the domestic industry;

(ii) there is likelihood of dumping and injury to the domestic industry if the existing duties on the subject goods being imported from the subject countries are allowed to expire and has recommended continuation of the imposition of anti-dumping duty on the subject goods, originating in or exported from subject countries.

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (5) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, read with rules 18 and 23 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, after considering the aforesaid final findings of the designated authority, hereby imposes on the subject goods, the description of which is specified in column (3) of the Table-1 below, specification of which is specified in column (4), falling under the heading of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act as specified in the corresponding entry in column (2), originating in the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), exported from the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), produced by the producers as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), exported by the exporters as specified in the corresponding entry in column (8), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate equal to the amount as specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) in the currency as specified in the corresponding entry in column (11) and as per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (10), of the said Table-1, namely:-

Table-1
Sl.
No.
Tariff Item
Descri-
ption of goods
Specif-ications
Country of origin
Country of export
Producer
Exporter
Amount
Unit
Currency
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
(11)
1
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812,  3815
Rubber chemical PX – 13
S. No.1 of Table-2.
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Shandong Sinorgchem Technology Co. Ltd.
Jiangsu Sinorgchem Technology Co. Ltd.
1.55
Kilogram
US Dollar
2
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815,
Rubber chemical PX – 13
S.No.1 of Table-2.
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Sinorgchem Co. Tai’an
Jiangsu Sinorgchem Technology Co. Ltd.
1.55
Kilogram
US Dollar
3
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical PX – 13
S. No.1 of Table-2.
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Any combination of Producer and Exporter other than at S. No.1and 2.
1.84
Kilogram
US Dollar
4
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical PX – 13
S No.1 of Table-2.
People’s Republic of China
Any Country
Any other than above.
Any other than above.
1.84
Kilogram
US Dollar
5
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber  chemical PX – 13
S. No.1 of Table-2.
Any Country other than Korea RP
People’s Republic of China
Any other than above.
Any other than above.
1.84
Kilogram
US Dollar
6
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical PX – 13
S. No.1 of Table-2.
Korea RP
Korea RP
Kumho Petrochemicals Co Ltd.
Kumho Petrochemicals Co Ltd.
1.33
Kilogram
US Dollar
7
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical PX – 13
S. No.1 of Table-2.
Korea RP
Korea RP
Kumho Petrochemicals Co Ltd.
Daewoo International Corporation
1.33
Kilogram
US Dollar
8
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical PX – 13
S. No.1 of Table-2.
Korea RP
Korea RP
Any combination of Producer and Exporter other than at S. No.6 and 7.
1.63
Kilogram
US Dollar
9
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical PX – 13
S. No.1 of Table-2.
Korea RP
Any Country
Any other than above.
Any other than above.
1.63
Kilogram
US Dollar
10
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical PX – 13
S No.1 of Table-2.
Any Country other than People’s Republic of China
Korea RP
Any other than above.
Any other than above.
1.63
Kilogram
US Dollar
11
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical MBT
S. No.2 of Table-2.
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any
0.70
Kilogram
US Dollar
12
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811,  3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical MBT
S. No.2 of Table-2 .
Any Country
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any
0.70
Kilogram
US Dollar
13
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical MBT
S. No.2 of Table-2 .
People’s Republic of China
Any Country
Any
Any
0.70
Kilogram
US Dollar
14
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical TDQ
S. No.3 of Table-2 .
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any
0.55
Kilogram
US Dollar
15
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917,  2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical TDQ
S. No.3 of Table-2 .
Any Country
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any
0.55
Kilogram
US Dollar
16
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917,  2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical TDQ
S. No.3 of Table-2 .
People’s Republic of China
Any Country
Any
Any
0.55
Kilogram
US Dollar
17
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical TMT
S. No.4 of Table-2.
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any
0.62
Kilogram
US Dollar
18
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber  Chemical TMT
S. No.4 of Table-2.
Any Country
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any
0.62
Kilogram
US Dollar
19
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical TMT
S. No.4 of Table-2 .
People’s Republic of China
Any Country
Any
Any
0.62
Kilogram
US Dollar
20
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical CBS
S. No.5 of Table-2 .
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any
0.85
Kilogram
US Dollar
21
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical CBS
S. No.5 of Table-2 .
Any Country
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any
0.85
Kilogram
US Dollar
22
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical CBS
S. No.5 of Table-2 .
People’s Republic of China
Any Country
Any
Any
0.85
Kilogram
US Dollar
23
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical PVI
S. No.6 of Table-2 .
People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any
1.24
Kilogram
US Dollar
24
2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical PVI
S. No.6 of Table-2 .
Any Country
People’s Republic of China
Any
Any
1.24
Kilogram
US Dollar
25
2902,  2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812 , 3815
Rubber chemical PVI
S. No.6 of Table-2 .
People’s Republic of China
Any Country
Any
Any
1.24
Kilogram
US Dollar

Note: The specifications indicated in the Table-2 below shall be applicable for the specifications referred to in column (4) of Table-1.

Table-2

S. No. Generic Name Chemical Description/Other trade name/brand names
1 PX-13(6PPD) N- (1, 3-dimethyl butyl)-N’ Phenyl – p -phenylenediamine, or 6C , or Pilflex 13, Antooxide 4020, Kumanox 13, Vulcanox 4020
2 MBT 2-Mercapto Benzothiazole, or Accelerator M, Accelerator MBT
3 TDQ/TMQ Polymerized 2,2, 4-Trimethyl-1,2-dihydroquinoline, or TDQ or Antioxidant RD
4 TMT Tetramethylthiuram Disulfude, or Accelerator TMTD, Thiuram C
5 CBS N-cyclohexyl-2-benzothiazole sulphenamide, or Accelerator CZ. Accelerator HBS, CBS
6 PVI N-(Cyclohexylthio)pthalimide, or Anti Scorch Agent CTP , PVI

2. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective for a period of five years (unless revoked, superseded or amended earlier) from the date of publication of this notification in the Official Gazette and shall be paid 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.

[F.No.354/32/2008-TRU (Pt.-II)]

(Akshay Joshi)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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