Anti-dumping Duty on Viscose Rayon Filament Yarn from China – Final Findings

Ntfn 81          Whereas in the matter of import of viscose rayon filament yarn upto 150 deniers including monofilament yarn of
13.07.2009    less than 67 decitex falling under Chapter heading 5403 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975
                      (51 of 1975), (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), originating in, or exported from, the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as the subject country) and Ukraine, the designated Authority in its final findings vide notification No. 14/23/2004-DGAD, dated the 4th April 2006, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 4th April 2006, had come to the conclusion that –

(i)    the subject goods had been exported to India from the People’s Republic of China below its normal value;

(ii)   the domestic industry had suffered material injury and is facing threat of material injury;

(iii)  the injury had been caused by the dumped imports from the People’s Republic of China; and

(iv)  the anti-dumping investigations were terminated with regards to Ukraine, as imports from that country had been found to be negligible;

and had recommended imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty, on all imports of the subject goods originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.

And whereas on the basis of the aforesaid findings of the designated authority, the Central Government had imposed an anti-dumping duty on the subject goods vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 45/2006–Customs, published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R.308 (E), dated the 24th May, 2006

And whereas the designated authority, in its final findings in mid-term review, vide notification No. 15/8/2007-DGAD, dated the 22nd May, 2009, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, section 1, dated the 22nd May, 2009, had come to the conclusion that-

1.     the subject goods were entering the Indian market at dumped prices and dumping margins of the subject goods imported from the People’s Republic of China was substantial and above de-minimis; and the product continued to be exported to India at dumped prices.

2.     the subject goods were likely to enter Indian market at dumped prices, should the present measures be withdrawn;

3.     the situation of domestic industry deteriorated further in spite of existing anti- dumping duties; should the present anti dumping duties be revoked, injury to the domestic industry is likely to continue and intensify; and

4.     the deterioration in the performance of the domestic industry was because of dumped imports from the People’s Republic of China;

and had recommended continued imposition of anti-dumping duty on all imports of the subject goods originating in, or exported from, the People’s Republic of China.

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (5) of section 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act, 1975, read with rule 18 and 23 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 hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 45/2006–Customs, published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R.308 (E), dated the 24th May, 2006, namely:-

In the said notification, for the Table, the following Table shall be substituted, namely:-

Table

S.No

Heading

Description of goods

Specifi-cation (denier)

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.

5403

Viscose rayon filament yarn upto 150 deniers (and +- 4% permissible variation thereof) including monofilament yarn of less than 67 decitex, also known as viscose filament yarn or VFY, rayon filament yarn, art silk yarn, cellulose yarn or rayon yarn, and includes all yarn made of 100% viscose yarns such as dyed yarn, flat yarn, microfilament micro yarn, twisted yarn (excluding embroidered yarn), doubled/ multiple ply yarn etc. of VFY, excluding embroidered yarn, sewing thread, fur yarn, fire retardant yarn, engineered yarn, and air texturised yarn

30

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Yibin Hiest Fibre Limited Corporation.

Yibin Hiest Fibre Limited Corporation.

10.10

KG

US dollar

2

5403

-do-

40

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Yibin Hiest Fibre Limited Corporation.

Yibin Hiest Fibre Limited Corporation.

9.68

KG

US dollar

3

5403

-do-

50

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Yibin Hiest Fibre Limited Corporation.

Yibin Hiest Fibre Limited Corporation.

9.71

KG

US dollar

4

5403

-do-

60

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Yibin Hiest Fibre Limited Corporation.

Yibin Hiest Fibre Limited Corporation.

8.08

KG

US dollar

5

5403

-do-

75

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Yibin Hiest Fibre Limited Corporation.

Yibin Hiest Fibre Limited Corporation.

6.28

KG

US dollar

6

5403

-do-

100

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Yibin Hiest Fibre Limited Corporation.

Yibin Hiest Fibre Limited Corporation.

4.72

KG

US dollar

7

5403

-do-

120

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Yibin Hiest Fibre Limited Corporation.

Yibin Hiest Fibre Limited Corporation.

4.77

KG

US dollar

8

5403

-do-

150

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Yibin Hiest Fibre Limited Corporation.

Yibin Hiest Fibre Limited Corporation.

4.74

KG

US dollar

9

5403

-do-

Any other

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Yibin Hiest Fibre Limited Corporation.

Yibin Hiest Fibre Limited Corporation.

11.38

KG

US dollar

10

5403

-do-

30

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Xinxiang Chemical Fibre Co. ltd.

Xinxiang Chemical Fibre Co. ltd.

10.10

KG

US dollar

11

5403

-do-

40

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Xinxiang Chemical Fibre Co. ltd.

Xinxiang Chemical Fibre Co. ltd.

9.68

KG

US dollar

12

5403

-do-

50

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Xinxiang Chemical Fibre Co. ltd.

Xinxiang Chemical Fibre Co. ltd.

9.71

KG

US dollar

13

5403

-do-

60

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Xinxiang Chemical Fibre Co. ltd.

Xinxiang Chemical Fibre Co. ltd.

8.08

KG

US dollar

14

5403

-do-

75

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Xinxiang Chemical Fibre Co. ltd.

Xinxiang Chemical Fibre Co. ltd.

6.28

KG

US dollar

15

5403

-do-

100

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Xinxiang Chemical Fibre Co. ltd.

Xinxiang Chemical Fibre Co. ltd.

6.07

KG

US dollar

16

5403

-do-

120

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Xinxiang Chemical Fibre Co. ltd.

Xinxiang Chemical Fibre Co. ltd.

5.20

KG

US dollar

17

5403

-do-

150

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Xinxiang Chemical Fibre Co. ltd

Xinxiang Chemical Fibre Co. ltd.

5.61

KG

US dollar

18

5403

-do-

Any other

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Xinxiang Chemical Fibre Co. ltd.

Xinxiang Chemical Fibre Co. ltd.

11.38

KG

US dollar

19

5403

-do-

30

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at S.No. 1 or 10

11.28

KG

US dollar

20

5403

-do-

40

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at S. No. 2 or 11

10.88

KG

US dollar

21

5403

-do-

50

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at S. No. 3 or 12

9.71

KG

US dollar

22

5403

-do-

60

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at S. No. 4 or 13

9.55

KG

US dollar

23

5403

-do-

75

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at S. No. 5 or 14

6.28

KG

US dollar

24

5403

-do-

100

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at S. No. 6 or 15

6.07

KG

US dollar

25

5403

-do-

120

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at S. No. 7 or 16

5.20

KG

US dollar

26

5403

-do-

150

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at S. No. 8 or 17

5.61

KG

US dollar

27

5403

-do-

Any other

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at S. No. 9 or 18

11.38

KG

US dollar

28

5403

-do-

30

People’s Republic of China

Any other than People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

11.28

KG

US dollar

29

5403

-do-

40

People’s Republic of China

Any other than People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

10.88

KG

US dollar

30

5403

-do-

50

People’s Republic of China

Any other than People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

9.71

KG

US dollar

31

5403

-do-

60

People’s Republic of China

Any other than People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

9.55

KG

US dollar

32

5403

-do-

75

People’s Republic of China

Any other than People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

6.28

KG

US dollar

33

5403

-do-

100

People’s Republic of China

Any other than People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

6.07

KG

US dollar

34

5403

-do-

120

People’s Republic of China

Any other than People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

5.20

KG

US dollar

35

5403

-do-

150

People’s Republic of China

Any other than People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

5.61

KG

US dollar

36

5403

-do-

Any other

People’s Republic of China

Any other than People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

11.38

KG

US dollar

37

5403

-do-

30

Any

People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

11.28

KG

US dollar

38

5403

-do-

40

Any

People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

10.88

KG

US dollar

39

5403

-do-

50

Any

People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

9.71

KG

US dollar

40

5403

-do-

60

Any

People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

9.55

KG

US dollar

41

5403

-do-

75

Any

People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

6.28

KG

US dollar

42

5403

-do-

100

Any

People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

6.07

KG

US dollar

43

5403

-do-

120

Any

People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

5.20

KG

US dollar

44

5403

-do-

150

Any

People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

5.61

KG

US dollar

45

5403

-do-

Any other

Any

People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

11.38

KG

US dollar

[F. No. 354/48/2006-TRU (pt)]