CFL in CKD/SKD Condition from China, Sri Lanka and Vietnam – Final Findings

Ntfn 55            Whereas, in the matter of import of Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL) with or without ballast or control gear or
26.05.2009      choke, whether or not assembled, either in completely knocked down or semi knocked down condition (hereinafter
                        referred to as the subject goods), falling under heading 8539 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from China PR, Sri Lanka and Vietnam (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), the designated authority, in its preliminary findings vide notification No. 14/1/2007-DGAD, dated the 12th March, 2008, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 12th March, 2008 had come to the conclusion that —

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

(b)   the domestic industry had suffered material injury;

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

And whereas, on the basis of the aforesaid findings of the designated authority, the Central Government had imposed provisional anti-dumping duty on the subject goods vide notification No. 126/2008-Customs, dated the 21st November, 2008, published in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R. 815(E), dated the 21st November, 2008;

And whereas, the designated authority, in its final findings vide notification No. F. No. 14/1/2007-DGAD, dated the 27th February, 2009, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section I, dated the 27th February, 2009, has come to the conclusion that -

a)     imports originating in China PR and Vietnam are taking place at dumped prices and the same have caused material injury to the domestic industry;

b)        subject goods exported from the subject countries are at prices below their normal values, non injurious price of the domestic industry and the net sales realization of the subject goods;

c)     significant price undercutting and substantial increase in the volume of dumped imports adversely affected the performance of the domestic industry in terms of profits, cash flow, return on investment etc; and

d)    significant increase in volume of dumped imports from the subject country has resulted in decline in market share of the domestic industry;

and has recommended to impose definitive anti-dumping duties 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-sections (1) and (5) of section 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act, read with rules 18 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 final 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 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 (4), originating in the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), and produced by the producers as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), when exported from the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), by the exporters as specified in the corresponding entry in column (8), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty which shall be equal to the difference between the amount specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) and the landed value, 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

S No

Heading

Description

Specification and Sub specification

Country of origin

Country of export

Producer

Exporter

Amount

Unit of Measure-ment

Currency

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

1.

8539

Compact Fluorescent Lamps*

Burner-Up to 10 watt

China PR

China PR

Foshan Electrical and Lighting Co. Ltd.

Foshan Electrical and Lighting Co. Ltd.

0.364

Per pc

USD

2.

-do-

-do-

Burner-11 to 20 watt

China PR

China PR

Foshan Electrical and Lighting Co. Ltd.

Foshan Electrical and Lighting Co. Ltd.

0.397

Per pc

USD

3.

-do-

-do-

Burner-21 to 26 watt

China PR

China PR

Foshan Electrical and Lighting Co. Ltd.

Foshan Electrical and Lighting Co. Ltd.

0.449

Per pc

USD

4.

-do-

-do-

Burner-Up to 10 watt

China PR

Any

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no.1

0.389

Per pc

USD

5.

-do-

-do-

Burner-11 to 20 watt

China PR

Any

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no.2

0.457

Per pc

USD

6.

-do-

-do-

Burner-21 to 26 watt

China PR

Any

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no.3

0.500

Per pc

USD

7.

-do-

-do-

Burner-Up to 10 watt

Any other than subject countries

China PR

Any

Any

0.389

Per pc

USD

8.

-do-

-do-

Burner-11 to 20 watt

Any other than subject countries

China PR

Any

Any

0.457

Per pc

USD

9.

-do-

-do-

Burner-21 to 26 watt

Any other than subject countries

China PR

Any

Any

0.500

Per pc

USD

10.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp Without choke 11 to 20 watt

China PR

China PR

Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.

Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.

0.992

Per pc

USD

11.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp Without choke 11 to 20 watt

China PR

China PR

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no. 10

1.068

Per pc

USD

12.

-do-

-do~

Finished lamp Without choke 21 to 26 watt

China PR

China PR

Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.

Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.

1.622

Per pc

USD

13.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp Without choke 21 to 26 watt

China PR

China PR

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no. 12

1.658

Per pc

USD

14.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp Without choke- 11 to 20 watts

China PR

Any

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no. 10

1.068

Per pc

USD

15.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp Without choke- 21 to 26 watts

China PR

Any

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no. 12 

1.658

Per pc

USD

16.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp Without choke- 11 up to 20 watts

Any other than subject countries

China PR

Any

Any

1.068

Per pc

USD

17.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp Without choke- 21 up to 26 watt

Any other than subject countries

China PR

Any

Any

1.658

Per pc

USD

18.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke- up to 10 watt

China PR

China PR

Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.

Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.

1.063

Per pc

USD

19.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke- up to 10 watt

China PR

China PR

Osram China Lighting Co. Ltd.

Osram China Lighting Co. Ltd.

1.131

Per pc

USD

20.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke- up to 10 watt

China PR

Any

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no. 18 and Sl. no.19

1.501

Per pc

USD

21.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke- up to 10 watt

Any other than subject countries

China PR

Any

Any

1.501

Per pc

USD

22.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke- 11 to 20 watt

China PR

China PR

Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.

Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.

1.251

Per pc

USD

23.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke- 11 to 20 watt

China PR

China PR

Osram China Lighting Co. Ltd.

Osram China Lighting Co. Ltd.

1.316

Per pc

USD

24.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke- 11 to 20 watt

China PR

Any

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no. 22 and Sl. no.23

1.628

Per pc

USD

25.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke- 11 to 20 watt

Any other than subject countries

China PR

Any

Any

1.628

Per pc

USD

26.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke- 21 to 26 watts

China PR

China PR

Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.

Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.

1.880

Per pc

USD

27.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke- 21 to 26 watts

China PR

Any

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl. no. 26

1.908

Per pc

USD

28.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke- 21 to 26 watts

Any other than subject countries

China PR

Any

Any

1.908

Per pc

USD

29.

-do-

-do-

Burners up to 26 watts

Vietnam

Any

Any

Any

0.452

Per pc

USD

30.

-do-

-do-

Burners up to 26 watts

Any other than subject countries

Vietnam

Any

Any

0.452

Per pc

USD

31.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp Without choke Up to 26 watt

Vietnam

Any

Any

Any

0.479

Per pc

USD

32.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp Without choke Up to 26 watt

Any other than subject countries

Vietnam

Any

Any

0.479

Per pc

USD

33.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke Up to 26 watt

Vietnam

Any

Any

Any

1.582

Per pc

USD

34.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke Up to 26 watt

Any other than subject countries

Vietnam

Any

Any

1.582

Per pc

USD

Explanation. - For the purposes of this notification, -

(a)   Scope of the product subject to duty is Compact Fluorescent Lamps with or without ballast or control gear or choke, whether or not assembled, either in completely knocked down or semi knocked down conditions, including unassembled Compact Fluorescent Lamps without ballast or choke or control gear, sealed tubular shell with or without lamp base. Finished compact fluorescent lamps are:

(i)    integrated type with built in ballast or control gears or choke and

(ii)   integrated type without built in control gears or ballast or choke.

(b)   “landed value” means the assessable value as determined under the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) and includes all duties of customs except duties levied under sections 3, 8B, 9 and 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act.

(c)   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 section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) 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.

(d)   the anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be levied with effect from the date of imposition of the provisional anti-dumping duty, that is, 21st November, 2008, and shall be payable in Indian currency.

[F. No: 354/43/2008- TRU]