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Date 19-Jun-2007 Issuing Authority Indian Customs
Tariff Notification Number 77/2007 - Customs, dated 19-06-2007 Authority Type Tariff Notification
Subject Anti dumping duty levied on Acetone

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

                                                       

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

 

New Delhi, dated the 19th June, 2007

NOTIFICATION No. 77 /2007-Customs

 

            G.S.R.    (E). Whereas, in the matter of import of Acetone (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under tariff item 2914 11 00 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, European Union, Chinese Taipei, Singapore, South Africa and the United States of America (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries) and imported into India, the designated authority vide its preliminary findings No. 14/4/2006-DGAD dated the 25th April, 2007, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 25th April, 2007, as amended vide Notification No.14/4/2006-DGAD, dated 25th May, 2007 published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 25th May, 2007, has come to the conclusion that-

 

(a)        the subject goods have been exported to India from the subject countries below its normal value;

(b)        the domestic industry has suffered material injury;

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

and has  recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on the imports of subject goods, originating in or exported from, the subject countries.

 

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act, read with rules 13 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, on the basis of the aforesaid findings of the designated authority, hereby imposes on the goods, the description of which is specified in column (3) of the Table below, falling under tariff item of the First Schedule to the said 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), and exported from the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), and produced by the producers as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), and 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), in the currency as specified in the corresponding entry in column (10) and per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) of the said Table.

 

 Table

 

Sl. No

Tariff Item

Description

of

Goods

Country of Origin

Country

of Export

Producer

Exporter

Amount

Unit of Measur-ement

Curr-ency

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

1.

2914 11 00

Acetone

Chinese Taipei

Chinese Taipei

Formosa Chemicals and Fibre Corp.

Formosa Chemicals and Fibre Corp.

77.08

MT

USD

2.

2914 11 00

Acetone

Chinese Taipei

Chinese Taipei

M/s Formosa Chemicals and Fibre Corp.

Any Other than above

116.51

MT

USD

3.

2914 11 00

Acetone

Chinese Taipei

Chinese Taipei

M/s Taiwan Prosperity Chemicals Ltd.

M/s Taiwan Prosperity Chemicals Ltd.

99.59

MT

USD

4.

2914 11 00

Acetone

Chinese Taipei

Chinese Taipei

M/s Taiwan Prosperity Chemicals Ltd.

Any Other than above

116.51

MT

USD

5.

2914 11 00

Acetone

Chinese Taipei

Chinese Taipei

Any other than above

Any other than above

116.51

MT

USD

6.

2914 11 00

Acetone

Chinese Taipei

Any country other than Chinese Taipei

Any

Any

116.51

MT

USD

7.

2914 11 00

Acetone

 Any country other than subject countries

Chinese Taipei

Any

Any

116.51

MT

USD

8.

2914 11 00

Acetone

Singapore

Singapore

Any

M/s Mitsui and Co. Ltd.

144.25

MT

USD

9.

2914 11 00

Acetone

Singapore

Singapore

Any

Any other than above

206.95

MT

USD

10.

2914 11 00

Acetone

Singapore

Any country other than Singapore

Any

Any

206.95

MT

USD

11.

2914 11 00

Acetone

Any country other than subject countries

Singapore

Any

Any

206.95

MT

USD

12.

2914 11 00

Acetone

South Africa

South Africa

M/s Sasol Solvents

M/s Sasol Solvents

122.37

MT

USD

13.

2914 11 00

Acetone

South Africa

South Africa

M/s Sasol Solvents

Any other than above

154.87

MT

USD

14.

2914 11 00

Acetone

South Africa

South Africa

Any other than above

Any other than above

154.87

MT

USD

15.

2914 11 00

Acetone

South Africa

Any country other than South Africa

Any

Any

154.87

MT

USD

16.

2914 11 00

Acetone

Any country other than subject countries

South Africa

Any

Any

154.87

MT

USD

17.

2914 11 00

Acetone

United States of America

United States of America

Any

Any

184.27

MT

USD

18.

2914 11 00

Acetone

United States of America

Any country other than United States of America

Any

Any

184.27

MT

USD

19.

2914 11 00

Acetone

Any country other than subject countries

United States of America

Any

Any

184.27

MT

USD

20.

2914 11 00

Acetone

European Union

European Union

Any

Any

239.52

MT

USD

21.

2914 11 00

Acetone

European Union

Any country other than European Union

Any

Any

239.52

MT

USD

22.

2914 11 00

Acetone

Any country other than subject countries

European Union

Any

Any

239.52

MT

USD

 

2.         The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective up to and inclusive of the 18th December, 2007 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 sub-clause (i) of clause (a) of sub-section (3) of section 14 of the Customs Act 1962 (52 of 1062), 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.354/65/2007-TRU]

 (S. Bajaj)

Under Secretary to the Government of India.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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