Seeks to impose anti-dumping duty concerning imports of “Ammonium Nitrate” originating in exported from Russia, Indonesia, Georgia and Iran

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

NOTIFICATION No. 44/2017-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, the 12th September, 2017

G.S.R…. (E). – Whereas, in the matter of import of ‘Ammonium Nitrate’ (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods) falling under the tariff item 3102 30 00 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) (hereinafter referred to as the Customs Tariff Act), originating in, or exported from Russia, Indonesia, Georgia and Iran (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), and imported into India, the designated authority in its final findings vide notification number 14/1/2016-DGAD, dated the 1st August 2017, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 1st August, 2017 has come to the conclusion that–

a) the product under consideration has been exported to India from subject countries below its normal value, resulting in dumping;

b) the domestic industry has suffered material injury due to dumping of the product under consideration from the subject countries;

c) the material injury has been caused by the dumped imports from the subject countries,

and, has recommended the imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on the imports of subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject countries and imported into India, in order to remove injury to the domestic industry;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) and sub-section (5) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, and 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, 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 below, falling under tariff item 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 (4), exported from the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), produced by the producers as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), exported by the exporters as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate equal to the amount as specified in the corresponding entry in column (8) and per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) of the said Table:-

Table
S. No.
Tariff item
Description of goods
Country of origin
Country  of exports
Producer
Exporter
Duty amount
Unit
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
1.
3102 30 00
Ammonium   nitrate” whether prilled, granular, or in other
solid form, with or
without additives or coating, and having bulk density in excess of 0.83 g/cc
Russia
Switzerland
Novomosk ovskaya (NakAzot)
Euro
Chem Trading GMBH Through Rawfert Offshore Sal
NIL
US Dollar / Metric Ton
2.
3102 30 00
do
Russia
Russia
JSC Azot,Kem erovo
SBUNitrotrad e AG
11.42
US Dollar / Metric Ton
3.
3102 30 00
do
Russia
Singapore
JSC Azot,Kem erovo
SBUNitrotrad e AG Through Dreymoor Fertilizers Overseas Pte
Ltd
11.42 US Dollar / Metric Ton
4. 3102 30 00 do Russia Russia Any combination other than 2 above 25.00 US Dollar / Metric Ton
5. 3102

30 00

do Russia Any country other than the subject countries Any combination other than 1 and 3 above 25.00 US Dollar / Metric Ton
6. 3102 30 00 do Any country other than the
subject countries
Russia Any Any 25.00 US Dollar / Metric Ton
7. 3102 30 00 do Georgia Georgia Any Any 53.99 US Dollar / Metric Ton
8. 3102 30 00 do Georgia Any country other than the subject countries Any Any 53.99 USD / Metric Ton
9. 3102 30 00 do Any country other than the
subject countries
Georgia Any Any 53.99 US Dollar / Metric Ton
10. 3102 30 00 do Iran Iran Any Any 60.35 US Dollar / Metric Ton
11. 3102 30 00 do Iran Any country other than the subject countries Any Any 60.35 US Dollar / Metric Ton
12. 3102 30 00 do Any country other than the
subject countries
Iran Any Any 60.35 US Dollar / Metric Ton
13. 3102 30 00 do Indonesia Indonesia Any Any 26.07 US Dollar / Metric Ton
14. 3102 30 00 do Indonesia Any country other than the subject countries Any Any 26.07 US Dollar / Metric Ton
15. 3102

30 00

do Any country other than the
subject countries
Indonesia Any Any 26.07 US Dollar /Metric Ton

2. The anti-dumping duty imposed 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 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 Act.

[F.No.354/205/2017 –TRU]

(Mohit Tewari)
Under Secretary to the Government of India.

 

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REGD. NO. D. L.-33004/99

The Gazette of India

EXTRAORDINARY

PART I—Section 1

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY

NEW DELHI, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2017/ AGRAHAYANA 28, 1939

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY

(Department of Commerce)

(DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF ANTI-DUMPING AND ALLIED DUTIES)

CORRIGENDUM

New Delhi, the 19th December, 2017

(Final Findings Notification)

Subject: Anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of Ammonium Nitrate, originating in or exported from Russia, Indonesia, Georgia and Iran.—reg.

No. 14/1/2016-DGAD.—Having regard to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 as amended from time to time and the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-dumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995 thereof, as amended from time to time, the Designated Authority has notified the Final Findings in the anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of Ammonium Nitrate originating in or exported from Russia, Indonesia, Georgia and Iran vide Notification No. 14/1/2016-DGAD dated August 1, 2017.

2. In partial modification of the above mentioned Notification, Sl. No. 1 in the Duty Table is modified and shall be read as under:

DUTY TABLE

Sl. No.
Sub-
Heading
Description of Goods
Country of  origin
Country of
Export
Producer
Exporter
Duty
Amount
Unit
1
3102
Ammonium Nitrate Having density above
0.83 g/cc*
Russia
Switzerland
Novomoskovsky
Azot JSC
Euro Chem
Trading
GMBH
through
Rawfert Offshore Sal,
Lebanon
Nil
USD/MT
Nevinnomyssky Azot, JSC
Euro Chem
Trading
GMBH

SUNIL KUMAR,

Addl. Secy. & Designated Authority

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