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Date 30-Mar-2001 Issuing Authority Indian Customs
Tariff Notification Number 34/2001-Customs, dated 30-03-2001 Authority Type Tariff Notification
Subject Reg. Anti-dumping Duty on import of Choline Chloride

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30th March, 2001

Notification No. 34/2001-Customs

 

 

     WHEREAS in the matter of import of Choline Chloride, falling under sub-heading Nos. 2309.90 or 2923.10 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from the People s Republic of China and the European Union, the designated authority vide its preliminary findings, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 23rd February, 2001 has come to the conclusion that -

 

(a) Choline Chloride, in all forms, originating in, or exported from the People s Republic of China and the European Union have been exported to India below their normal value;

 

(b) the domestic industry has suffered material injury by way of decline in its market share and financial losses due to depressed net sales realization on account of price depression caused by low landed prices of the dumped Choline Chloride;

 

(c) the injury has been caused to the domestic industry by dumping of the Choline Chloride, originating in or exported from the People s Republic of China and the European Union;

 

Now, therefore, in exercise of powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act, read with rule 13 and rule 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 Choline Chloride of description specified in column (4) of the Table annexed hereto, falling under sub-heading Nos. 2309.90 or 2923.10 of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act, originating in, or exported from country or territory specified in column (2) of the said Table and exported by exporters mentioned in column (3) of the said table, and when imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate specified in the corresponding entry in column (5) of the said Table.

 

Table

 

S.No.

Country/ Territory

Name of the exporter/producer

Choline Chloride on any carrier

Amount of duty (US $ per metric tonne)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

1.

European Union

(a) M/s Akzo Nobel Chemicals S.p.A., Italy and M/s Akzo Nobel Functional Chemical BV, Netherlands

60% concentration

148.35

100% concentration

247.25

50% concentration

123.62

70% concentration

173.08

(b) All other exporter and producer

60% concentration

272.68

100% concentration

454.50

50% concentration

227.23

70% concentration

318.12

2.

People s Republic of China

All exporters and producers

60% concentration

461.50

100% concentration

769.17

50% concentration

384.60

70% concentration

538.42

 

2. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective upto and inclusive of the 29th day of September, 2001, and shall be payable in Indian currency.

 

Explanation. - For the purposes of this notification, "rate of exchange" applicable for the purposes of calculation of 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 under sub-clause (i) of clause (a) of sub-section (3) of 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.354/26/2001-TRU)

(G.D.LOHANI)

UNDER SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

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