Provisional Anti-dumping Duty Imposed on CD-Rs from Iran, Malaysia, Korea and Others

Ntfn 34 Whereas, in the matter of import of
13.03.2008 Compact Discs Recordable (CD-Rs,
hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under sub-heading 8523 40 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) originating in, or exported from Iran, Malaysia, Korea ROK, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), the designated authority, in its preliminary findings vide notification No. 14/9/2007-DGAD dated the 13th December, 2007, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 17th December, 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 the subject countries.

and has recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on all imports of the 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 preliminary 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 sub-heading 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) of the said Table, and produced by the producers as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), when exported from the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), by the exporters as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty which shall be equal to the amount 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

S No

Heading/ Sub- heading/ Tariff item

Description

Country of origin

Country of export

Producer

Exporter

Duty Amount

Unit

Currency

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

1.

8523 40

Compact Disc- Recordable (CDR) write once read many Times

Thailand

Thailand

M/s Panstar Electronics Co Ltd

M/s Panstar Electronics Co Ltd

0.74

Per piece

INR

2.

8523 40

-do-

Thailand

Thailand

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at S.No 1

1.11

Per piece

INR

3.

8523 40

-do-

Thailand

Any country other than Thailand

Any

Any

1.11

Per piece

INR

4.

8523 40

-do-

Any country other than subject countries

Thailand

Any

Any

1.11

Per piece

INR

5.

8523 40

-do-

Vietnam

Vietnam

M/s Ritek Vietnam Co. Ltd

M/s Ritek Vietnam Co. Ltd

3.04

Per piece

INR

6.

8523 40

-do-

Vietnam

Vietnam

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at S.No 5.

3.23

Per piece

INR

7.

8523 40

-do-

Vietnam

Any country other than Vietnam

Any

Any

3.23

Per piece

INR

8.

8523 40

-do-

Any country other than subject countries

Vietnam

Any

Any

3.23

Per piece

INR

9.

8523 40

-do-

Korea

Korea

M/s Newstar Digital

M/s Newstar Digital

2.51

Per piece

INR

10.

8523 40

-do-

Korea

Korea

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at S.No 9.

3.09

Per piece

INR

11.

8523 40

-do-

Korea

Any country other than Korea

Any

Any

3.09

Per piece

INR

12.

8523 40

-do-

Any country other than subject countries

Korea

Any

Any

3.09

Per piece

INR

13.

8523 40

-do-

Iran

Iran

Any

Any

2.63

Per piece

INR

14.

8523 40

-do-

Iran

Any country other than Iran

Any

Any

2.63

Per piece

INR

15.

8523 40

-do-

Any country other than subject countries

Iran

Any

Any

2.63

Per piece

INR

16.

8523 40

-do-

Malaysia

Malaysia

Any

Any

2.27

Per piece

INR

17.

8523 40

-do-

Malaysia

Any country other than Malaysia

Any

Any

2.27

Per piece

INR

18.

8523 40

-do-

Any country other than subject countries

Malaysia

Any

Any

2.27

Per piece

INR

19.

8523 40

-do-

United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates

Any

Any

3.08

Per piece

INR

20.

8523 40

-do-

United Arab Emirates

Any country other than United Arab Emirates

Any

Any

3.08

Per piece

INR

21.

8523 40

-do-

Any country other than subject countries

United Arab Emirates

Any

Any

3.08

Per piece

INR

[F. No: 354/187/2007- TRU]