CBEC Seeks to impose definitive anti-dumping duty on the imports of  Sulphonated Naphthalene Formaldehyde originating in or exported from China PR vide Notification No. 7/2018-Customs (ADD) dated: 13th March, 2018

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 7/2018-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, the 13th March, 2018

G.S.R. (E).- Whereas in the matter of “Sul phonated Naphthalene Formaldehyde” (hereinafter referred to as ‘the subject goods’) falling under tariff item 3824 40 90 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 China PR (hereinafter referred to as the subject country), and imported into India, the designated authority in its final findings vide notification number No.14/15/2016-DGAD dated the 30th December, 2017, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 30th December, 2017, has come to the conclusion that

(i) The product under consideration has been exported to India from the subject country below its normal value, resulting in dumping.

(ii) The Domestic Industry has suffered material injury due to dumping of the product under consideration from the subject country.

(iii) The material injury has been caused by the dumped imports from the subject country.

And, whereas, the designated authority has recommended the imposition of definitive anti­dumping duty on the imports of subject goods, originating in or exported from the subject country and imported into India, in order to remove injury to the domestic industry.

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 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 definitive anti-dumping duty 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 country as specified in the corresponding entry in column (4), exported from the country 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 correspondi ng 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), as per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) and in the currency as specified in column (10) of the said Table, namely :-

Table

S. N.
Tariff item
Description of Goods
Country of origin
Country of Export
Producer
Exporter
Duty Amount
UOM
Currency
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
1
3824
40 90
Sul phonated
Naphthalen
Formaldehyde
China PR
China PR
Shandong
Wanshan
Chemical
Co. Ltd
(i)Shandong
Wanshan
Chemical
Co. Ltd
(ii) Hubei
Aging
Chemical
Co. Ltd
217.40
MT
US$
2
3824
40 90
Sulphonated
Naphthalene
Formaldehyde
China PR
China PR
Any combination other than mentioned above
397.29
MT
US$
3
3824
40 90
Sulphonated
Naphthalene
China PR
Any
Any
Any
397.29
MT
US$
Formaldehyde
4
3824
40 90
Sulphonated
Naphthalene
Formaldehyde
Any
China PR
Any
Any
397.29
MT
US$

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. N o.354/56/2018 –TRU]

(Ruchi Bisht)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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