Barium Carbonate China PR - Preliminary Findings

Ntfn 66         WHEREAS in the matter of import
15.05.2000   of barium carbonate, falling under
                     Chapter 28 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, China PR, the Designated Authority vide its preliminary findings, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section I, dated the 4th October, 1999 had come to the conclusion that –

a.    barium carbonate, originating in. or exported from, China PR has been exported to India below normal value, resulting in dumping ;

b.    the Indian industry has suffered material injury;

c.    the injury has been caused by the imports from the subject country;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act, read with sub-section (5) thereof and rules 18 and 20of 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 barium carbonate, falling under Chapter 28 of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act, originating in, or exported from, China PR, and when exported by exporters into India mentioned in the corresponding entry in column (2) of the Table annexed hereto, and imported into India, an sub-dumping duty at the rate which is in be calculated as the difference between the amount mentioned in the corresponding entry in column (3) of the said Table and the landed value of such, imported barium carbonate per metric tonne.

Table

SNo.

Name of the Company

Amount (US$ per Metric tonne)

(1)

(2)

(3)

1

Qingdao Red Sub Chemical Group Co. Ltd., China (former name Qingdao Red Sub Chemical Factory)

423.03

2

Any other exporter

423.03

1. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be levied with effect from the date of imposition of the provisional anti-dumping duty i.e. the 17th November, 1999 and shall be payable in Indian currency.

Explanation I For the purposes of this notification “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 section 3, 3A,8B and 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act.

Explanation II For the purposes of conversion of the amount specified in column (3) of the Table above into India currency, the “rate of exchange” applicable shall be the rate profited by the central Government under sub-clause (I) of clause (a) of sub-section (3) of section 14 of the said Customs Act, and in force on the date on whish the bill or entry is presented under section 46 of the said Customs Act.