Anti-dumping Duty on Phthalic Anhydride from Japan and Russia Extended to 31 January 2021 Pending Review

[Notification No. 38/2020 -Customs (ADD) dated 19 November 2020]

Seeks to further amend notification No. 56/2015-Customs (ADD) dated 4th Dec, 2015 to extend the levy of Anti-Dumping duty on Phthalic Anhydride originating in or exported from Japan and Russia, up to and inclusive of 31st Jan, 2021.

G.S.R.---(E). -Whereas, the designated authority vide initiation notification No. 7/11/2020-DGTR, dated the 11th May, 2020, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 11th May, 2020, has initiated review in terms of sub-section (5) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) (hereinafter referred to as the Customs Tariff Act) and in pursuance of rule 23 of the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-dumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995 (hereinafter referred to as the said rules), in the matter of continuation

of anti-dumping duty on imports of Phthalic Anhydride originating in or exported from Japan and Russia, imposed vide notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 56/2015-Customs (ADD), dated the 4th December, 2015, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 933(E), dated the 4th December, 2015, and has requested for extension of the said anti-dumping duty in terms of sub-section (5) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act.

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 said rules, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendment in the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 56/2015-Customs (ADD), dated the 4th December, 2015, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 933(E), dated the 4th December, 2015, namely:-

In the said notification, after paragraph 2 and before the Explanation, the following paragraph shall be inserted, namely: -

3. Notwithstanding anything contained in paragraph 2, the anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall remain in force up to and inclusive of the 31st January, 2021, unless revoked, superseded or amended earlier..

[F. No. 354/39/2015-TRU(Pt-I)]