Provisional Anti-dumping Duty Imposed on Front Axle Beam and Steering Knuckles from China

Ntfn 65          Whereas, in the matter of import
15.06.2009     of Front Axle Beam and Steering
                    
Knuckles meant for heavy and medium commercial vehicles, (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under tariff items, 73261910, 73261990, 73269099, 87085000 or 87089900 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, China PR (hereinafter referred to as the subject country), the designated authority, in its preliminary findings vide notification No. 14/19/2008-DGAD dated the 24th April, 2009, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 24th April, 2009, had come to the conclusion that

(a)   the products under consideration had been exported to India from China PR below associated Normal values;

(b)   the domestic industry had suffered material injury in both the products under consideration. Besides, there appears to be threat of a material injury as well;

(c)   the material injury and threat thereof had been caused by the dumped imports from China PR; and

had recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on all imports of the subject goods originating in, or exported from, the subject country;

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 said tariff items 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), 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.

Tariff Items

Description of goods

Country of Origin

Country of Exports

Producer

Exporter

Duty amount

Unit

Currency

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

1

73261910 73261990 73269099 87085000 87089900

Front Axle Beam for Medium or heavy commercial vehicle

People's Republic of China

People's Republic of China

Hubei Tri-ring Auto Axle Co. Ltd.

Hubei Tri-ring Auto Axle Co. Ltd.

0.50

Per Kg

US$

2

-do-

Front Axle Beam for Medium or heavy commercial vehicle

People's Republic of China

People's Republic of China

Any other than at s. no. 1 above

Any other than at s. no. 1 above

0.50

Per Kg

US$

3

-do-

Front Axle Beam for Medium or heavy commercial vehicle

People's Republic of China

Any

Any

Any

0.50

Per Kg

LS$

4

-do-

Front Axle Beam for Medium or heavy commercial vehicle

Any other than People's Republic of China

People's Republic of China

Any

Any

0.50

Per Kg

US$

5

-do-

Steering Knuckles for Medium or heavy commercial vehicle

People's Republic of China

People's Republic of China

Hubei Tri-ring Forging Co. Ltd.

Hubei Tri-ring Forging Co. Ltd.

0.63

Per Kg

US$

6

-do-

Steering Knuckles for Medium or heavy commercial vehicle

People's Republic of China

People's Republic of China

Any other than at s. no. 5 above

Any other than at s. no. 5 above

0.69

Per Kg

US$

7

-do-

Steering Knuckles for Medium or heavy commercial vehicle

People's Republic of China

Any

Any

Any

0.69

Per Kg

US$

8

-do-

Steering Knuckles Medium or heavy commercial vehicle

Any other than People's Republic of China

People's Republic of China

Any

Any

0.69

Per Kg

US$

2. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective upto and inclusive of the 14th day of December, 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.