Acetone from Korea, Anti-dumping of $67.33 per tonne in Final Findings

Ntfn 75         Whereas, in the matter of import of
10.06.2008   Acetone (hereinafter referred to as
                     the subject goods), falling under tariff item 2914 11 00 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, Korea ROK (hereinafter referred to as the subject country) and imported into India, the designated authority vide its final findings No. 14/13/2006-DGAD dated the 9th May, 2008, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 9th May, 2008, has come to the conclusion that-

(a) the subject goods have been exported to India from the subject country below their normal values;

(b) the domestic industry has suffered material injury; and

(c) the injury has been caused by the dumped imports from the subject country.

and has recommended the imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject goods originating in, or exported, from the subject country;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1), read with sub-section (5) of section 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act, and 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 subject goods, the description of which is specified in column (3) of the Table below, falling under tariff item of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act as specified in the corresponding entry in column (2), originating in the country 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 country 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 at the rate equal to the amount indicated 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

SNo.

Tariff item

Description of goods

Country of origin

Country of Export

Producer

Exporter

Amount

Unit of measurement

Currency

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

1.

2914 11 00

Acetone

Korea ROK

Korea ROK

Any

Any

67.33

MT

USD

2.

2914 11 00

Acetone

Korea ROK

Any country other than Korea ROK

Any

Any

67.33

MT

USD

3.

2914 11 00

Acetone

Any country other than subject country

Korea ROK

Any

Any

67.33

MT

USD

Provided that this notification shall not apply to the imports of subject goods exported from Korea ROK and originating from any country which is subject to levy of anti-dumping duty under notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 33/2008-Customs, dated the 11th March, 2008, published in the Gazette of India vide number G.S.R. 174(E), dated the 11th March, 2008.

2.    The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective from the date of publication of this notification in the Gazette of India and the anti-dumping duty shall be paid in Indian currency.

Explanation. - For the purposes of this notification, 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.