Provisional Anti-dumping Duty Imposed on Rubber Chemicals from China and Korea

Ntfn 61            Whereas in the matter of
05.05.2008      imports of certain rubber
(DoR)              chemicals, namely MBT
                        (having chemical description 2-Mercapto Benzothiazole), CBS (having chemical description N-Cyclohexyl-2-Benzothiazole Sulphenamide), TDQ (having chemical description Polymerized 2,2,4 – Trimethyl-1,2- dihydroquinoline), PVI [having chemical description N-(Cyclohexylthio) Pthalimide], TMT (having chemical description as Tetramethylthiuram Disulfude) and PX-13 (6PPD) [having chemical description N-(1,3-dimethyl butyl)-N Phenyl P-1] (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under Chapter 29 or 38 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in or exported from, the People’s Republic of China and Korea RP (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries) and imported into India, the designated authority in its preliminary findings vide notification No.14/5/2007-DGAD dated the 28th February, 2008 published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 28th February, 2008, 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; and

(c) the injury has been caused by the dumped imports from subject countries;

and has recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on the imports of 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 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) of the said Table, originating in the country specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), and exported from the country specified in the corresponding entry in column (6) and produced by the producer specified in the corresponding entry in column (7) and exported by the exporter specified in the corresponding entry in column (8), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate equal to the amount indicated 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

S. No

Heading

Description

Specification

Country of origin

Country of export

Producer

Exporter

Duty Amount

Unit of measure-ment

Currency

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

7

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

1

2902, 2907, 2909, 2917, 2921, 2925, 2930, 2933, 2934, 2935, 2942, 3811, 3812, or3815

Rubber Chemical PX-13

N-(1,3-dimethyl butyl)-N’ Phenyl- p-phenylenediamine or 6C, or Pilflex 13, Sirantox 4020, antioxidant 4020, kumhonax 13, vulcanox 4020

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Sinorgchem (Group) Co

Sinorgchem (Group) Co

48.34

Per kilogram

Rupees

2

-do-

Rubber Chemical PX-13

-do-

People’s Republic of China

Any

Any other than above

Any other than above

66.62

Per kilogram

Rupees

3

-do-

Rubber Chemical PX-13

-do-

Any other than Korea RP

People’s Republic of China

Any other than above

Any other than above

66.62

Per kilogram

Rupees

4

-do-

Rubber Chemical PX-13

-do-

Korea RP

Korea RP

Korea Kumho Petrochemicals Co.Ltd

Korea Kumho Petrochemicals Co.Ltd

10.44

Per kilogram

Rupees

5

-do-

Rubber Chemical PX-13

-do-

Korea RP

Any

Any other than above

Any other than above

27.56

Per kilogram

Rupees

6

-do-

Rubber Chemical PX-13

-do-

Any other than People’s Republic of China

Korea RP

Any other than above

Any other than above

27.56

Per kilogram

Rupees

7

-do-

Rubber Chemical MBT

2-Mercapto Benzothiazole, or Accelerator M, Accelerator MBT

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Shandong Shanxian Chemical Co. Ltd.

Shandong Shanxian Chemical Co. Ltd.

23.11

Per kilogram

Rupees

8

-do-

Rubber Chemical MBT

-do-

People’s Republic of China

Any

Any other than above

Any other than above

33.51

Per kilogram

Rupees

9

-do-

Rubber Chemical MBT

-do-

Any

People’s Republic of China

Any other than above

Any other than above

33.51

Per kilogram

Rupees

10

-do-

Rubber Chemical TDQ

Polymerised 2,2,4- Trimethyl-1,2- dihydroquinoline, or TDQ or Antioxidant RD

People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

Any

Nil

Per kilogram

Rupees

11

-do-

Rubber Chemical TDQ

-do-

Any

People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

Nil

Per kilogram

Rupees

12

-do-

Rubber Chemical TMT

Tetramethylthiuram Disulfude, or Accelerator TMTD, Thiuram C

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Shandong Shanxian Chemical Co. Ltd.

Shandong Shanxian Chemical Co. Ltd.

29.55

Per kilogram

Rupees

13

-do-

Rubber Chemical TMT

-do-

People’s Republic of China

Any

Any other than above

Any other than above

29.55

Per kilogram

Rupees

14

-do-

Rubber Chemical TMT

-do-

Any

People’s Republic of China

Any other than above

Any other than above

29.55

Per kilogram

Rupees

15

-do-

Rubber Chemical CBS

N-cyclohexyl-2- benzothiazole sulphenamide or Accelerator CZ, Accelerator HBS, CBS

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Shandong Shanxian Chemical Co. Ltd.

Shandong Shanxian Chemical Co. Ltd.

Nil

Per kilogram

Rupees

16

-do-

Rubber Chemical CBS

-do-

People’s Republic of China

Any

Any other than above

Any other than above

Nil

Per kilogram

Rupees

17

-do-

Rubber Chemical CBS

-do-

Any

People’s Republic of China

Any other than above

Any other than above

Nil

Per kilogram

Rupees

18

-do-

Rubber Chemical PVI

N-(Cyclohexylthio) pthalimide, or Anti Scorch Agent CTP, PVI

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Shandong Shanxian Chemical Co. Ltd.

Shandong Shanxian Chemical Co. Ltd.

12.45

Per kilogram

Rupees

19

-do-

Rubber Chemical PVI

-do-

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Shandong Yanggu Huatai Chemicals Co. Ltd.

Shandong Yanggu Huatai Chemicals Co. Ltd.

23.44

Per kilogram

Rupees

20

-do-

Rubber Chemical PVI

-do-

People’s Republic of China

Any

Any other than above

Any other than above

29.34

Per kilogram

Rupees

21

-do-

Rubber Chemical PVI

-do-

Any

People’s Republic of China

Any other than above

Any other than above

29.34

Per kilogram

Rupees

2.    The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective upto and inclusive of the 4th November, 2008, and shall be payable in Indian currency.

[F.No.354/32/2008-TRU]