Stainless Steel Flats under Anti dumping, All Majors Covered

Ntfn 38            Whereas, in the matter of import of Cold Rolled Flat Products of
22.04.2009      Stainless Steel (hereinafter referred as the subject goods),
                        falling under heading 7219 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, China PR, Japan, Korea, European Union, South Africa, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei), Thailand and USA (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries) , the designated authority, in its preliminary findings vide notification number. 14/6/2008-DGAD dated the 27th  March, 2009, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 27th  March, 2009, had come to the conclusion that–

i.      the subject goods had been exported to India from the subject countries below its normal value;

ii.     the domestic industry had suffered material injury;

iii.    the injury had been caused by the dumped imports from subject countries; and

had 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 the heading of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act as specified in the corresponding entry in column (2), the specification of which is  specified in column (8) of the said table, originating in the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (4), 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(9), in the currency as specified in the corresponding entry in column (11) and per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (10) of the said Table.  

Table

SNo

Sub-Heading

Description of Goods

Country of Origin

Country of Export

Producer

Exporter

Specifi-cation in series

Amount

Unit

Currency

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

1

7219

Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel*

Spain

Spain

Acerinox S.A.

Acerinox S.A.

300

550.23

MT

US $

400

12.74

MT

US $

2

7219

-do-

Spain

Malaysia

Acerinox S.A.

Acerinox Malaysia Sdn Bhd

300

550.23

MT

US $

400

12.74

MT

US $

3.

7219

-do-

Belgium

Belgium

Arcelor Mittal

Arcelor Mittal

300

1042.70

MT

US $

4.

7219

-do-

France

France

Arcelor Mittal

Arcelor Mittal

300

1042.70

MT

US $

400

775

MT

US $

5.

7219

-do-

Any Country in European Union

Any

Any

Any

200

1144.95

MT

US $

Any other than at S. No 1 to 4 above.

Any other than at S. No 1 to 4 above.

300

1553.17

MT

US $

Any other than at S. No 1 to 4 above.

Any other than at S. No 1 to 4 above.

400

534.79

MT

US $

6

7219

-do-

Any

Any Country in European Union

Any

Any

200

1144.95

MT

US $

Any other than at S. No 1, 3 and 4 above.

Any other than at S. No 1, 3 and 4 above.

300

1553.17

MT

US $

Any other than at S. No 1, 3 and 4 above.

Any other than at S. No 1, 3 and 4 above.

400

534.79

MT

US $

7

7219

-do-

South Africa

South Africa

Columbus Stainless (Pty)Ltd

Columbus Stainless (Pty)Ltd

300

710.27

MT

US $

400

585.44

MT

US $

8.

7219

-do-

South Africa

Malaysia

Columbus Stainless (Pty)Ltd

Acerinox Malaysia Sdn Bhd

300

710.27

MT

US $

400

585.44

MT

US $

9.

7219

-do-

South Africa

Any

Any

Any

200

1144.95

MT

US $

Any other than at s. no 6 and 7 above.

Any other than at s no. 6 and 7 above.

300

1368.25

MT

US $

Any other than at s no 6 and 7 above.

Any other than at s. no 6 and 7 above.

400

1207.61

MT

US $

10.

7219

-do-

Any

South Africa

Any

Any

200

1144.95

MT

US $

Any other than at s no. 7 above.

Any other than at s. no. 7 above.

300

1368.25

MT

US $

Any other than at s no 7 above.

Any other than at s no 7 above.

400

1207.61

MT

US $

11.

7219

-do-

Korea RP

Korea RP

POSCO

POSTEEL

400

102.41

MT

US $

12.

7219

-do-

Korea RP

Korea RP

POSCO

Samsung C&T Corporation

400

96.70

MT

US $

13.

7219

-do-

Korea RP

Korea RP

POSCO

Hyundai Corp

400

171.37

MT

US $

14.

7219

-do-

Korea RP

Korea RP

POSCO

SK Networks Ltd. (SK)

400

235.02

MT

US $

15.

7219

-do-

Korea RP

Korea RP

POSCO

LG Intl.

400

74.87

MT

US $

16.

7219

-do-

Korea RP

Korea RP

POSCO

Daewoo Intl. Corporation.

400

163.00

MT

US $

17.

7219

-do-

Korea RP

Any

Any

Any

200

1031.36

MT

US $

Any

Any

300

1455.63

MT

US $

Any except at s no 11 to 16 above.

Any except at s no 11 to 16 above.

400

874.69

MT

US $

18

7219

-do-

Any

Korea RP

Any

Any

200

1031.36

MT

US $

Any

Any

300

1455.63

MT

US $

Any except at s no 11 to 16 above.

Any except at s no 11 to 16 above.

400

874.69

MT

US $

19

7219

-do-

Chinese Taipei

Chinese Taipei

Yieh United Steel Corp

Yieh United Steel Corp

300

573.12

MT

US $

20

7219

-do-

Chinese Taipei

Chinese Taipei

Yieh Mau Corp

Yieh Mau Corp

300

363.90

MT

US $

400

285.73

MT

US $

21

7219

-do-

Chinese Taipei

Any

Any

Any

200

1402.64

MT

US $

Any other than at s no. 19 and 20 above.

Any other than at s no. 19 and 20 above.

300

2011.00

MT

US $

Any other than at s no. 20 above.

Any other than at s no. 20 above.

400

1591.00

MT

US $

22

7219

-do-

Any

Chinese Taipei

Any

Any

200

1402.64

MT

US $

Any other than at s no. 19 and 20 above.

Any other than at s no. 19 and 20 above.

300

2011.00

MT

US $

Any other than at s no. 20 above.

Any other than at s no. 20 above.

400

1591.00

MT

US $

23

7219

-do-

China PR

China PR

Lianzhong Stainless Steel Corp

Lianzhong Stainless Steel Corp

300

860.00

MT

US $

400

90.00

MT

US $

24

7219

-do-

China PR

China PR

Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co Ltd(STSS)

Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co Ltd(STSS)

300

505.17

MT

US $

400

154.80

MT

US $

25

7219

-do-

China PR

Any

Any

Any

200

998.55

MT

US $

Any other than at s no.23 and 24 above.

Any other than at s no.23 and 24 above.

300

1823.43

MT

US $

Any other than at s no.23 and 24 above.

Any other than at s no.23 and 24 above.

400

1590.00

MT

US $

26

7219

-do-

Any

China PR

Any

Any

200

998.55

MT

US $

Any other than at s no.23 and 24 above.

Any other than at s no.23 and 24 above.

300

1823.43

MT

US $

Any other than at s no.23 and 24 above.

Any other than at s no.23 and 24 above.

400

1590.00

MT

US $

27

7219

-do-

Thailand

Thailand

Thainox Stainless Public Co Ltd

Thainox Stainless Public Co Ltd

300

241.25

MT

US $

400

377.71

MT

US $

28

7219

-do-

Thailand

Any

Any

Any

200

1067.65

MT

US $

Any other than at s. no 27 above.

Any other than at s. no 27 above.

300

1373.00

MT

US $

Any other than at s. no 27 above.

Any other than at s. no 27 above.

400

768.10

MT

US $

29

7219

-do-

Any

Thailand

Any

Any

200

1067.65

MT

US $

Any other than at s. no 27 above.

Any other than at s. no 27 above.

300

1373.00

MT

US $

Any other than at s. no 27 above.

Any other than at s. no 27 above.

400

768.10

MT

US $

30

7219

-do-

USA

USA

Any

Any

200

1325.65

MT

US $

300

1467.65

MT

US $

400

1584.00

MT

US $

31

7219

-do-

USA

Any

Any

Any

200

1325.65

MT

US $

300

1467.65

MT

US $

400

1584.00

MT

US $

32

7219

-do-

Any

USA

Any

Any

200

1325.65

MT

US $

300

1467.65

MT

US $

400

1584.00

MT

US $

33

7219

-do-

Japan

Japan

Any

Any

200

780.00

MT

US $

300

1388.15

MT

US $

400

368.10

MT

US $

34

7219

-do-

Any

Japan

Any

Any

200

780.00

MT

US $

300

1388.15

MT

US $

400

368.10

MT

US $

35

7219

-do-

Japan

Any

Any

Any

200

780.00

MT

US $

300

1388.15

MT

US $

400

368.10

MT

US $

Table substituted by 56/30.05.2009

*of the width of 600 mm or more of all series with a thickness of up to 4 mm.

This however excludes cold rolled stainless steel in coil of

(i)    a combination of thickness above 2 mm and width above 1500 mm for use in fabrication;

(ii)   AISI 420 High Carbon (0.82%-0.40%) grade; and

(iii)  Grade 430 BA Silver Ice exported by M/s Thyssenkrupp Stainless International, Germany.

2.     The anti- dumping imposed under this notification shall be effective upto and inclusive of the 21st day of October, 2009, 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 conferred by section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) and the relevant date for 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. 354/87/2009-TRU]