Review of Anti-dumping Duty on Theophylline and Caffeine

Ntfn 03         Whereas the designated authority
22.01.2001   vide notification publication in part I,
                     Section I of the Gazette of India, dated the 3rd day of March, 2000, had initiated review in  the matter of continuation of anti-dumping duty on Theophylline and Caffeine, originating in, or exported from, People’s Republic of China, imposed vide notification No. 14/99-Customs, dated the 5th February, 1999 and had requested for suitable extension of anti-dumping duty, pending the results of the review investigations;

And Whereas the Central Government has extended the anti-dumping duty imposed on Theophylline and Caffeine, originating in, or exported from, People’s Republic of China vide notification Nos. 29/2000-Customs, dated the 16th March, 2000, upto and inclusive of 19th March, 2001, unless the notification is revoked earlier;

And Whereas the designated authority vide notification published in Part I, Section I of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, dated the 1st December, 2000 has come to the conclusion that:-

(a)  Theophylline and Caffeine, originating in, or exported from, the People’s Republic of China, has been exported below its normal value;

(b)  The domestic industry is suffering material injury from dumped imports of subject goods-from the People’s Republic of China;

(c)  The injury to the domestic industry would get intensified from imports from the People’s Republic of China, in case the anti-dumping duty in force is removed;

an anti-dumping duty at the rate mentioned in column (3) of the Table below.

SNo.

Name of the Product

Amount of duty(in US dollars per kilogramme)

1.

Theophylline

5.71

2.

Caffeine

6.86