PTA Final Findings

Ntfn 82 Whereas in the matter of import of
30.05.2000 Pure Terephthalic Acid (PTA), falling
under Chapter 29 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, Japan, Malaysia, Spain and Taiwan, the Designated Authority vide its final findings published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 20th April, 2000 has come to the conclusion that -

(a) there has been no import of Pure Terephthalic Acid (PTA) from Taiwan during the period of investigation, i.e. 1st April, 1998 to 31st December, 1998;

(b) Pure Terephthalic Acid (PTA) originating in, or exported from Japan, Malaysia and Spain has been exported below normal value resulting in dumping;

(c) The Indian industry has suffered material injury;

(d) However, the causal link between the dumping of the product and injury has not been established in the case of the known exporters from the subject countries except in the case of M/s Interquisa, Spain;

an anti-dumping duty at a rate mentioned in the corresponding entry in column (3) of the said Table.




Amount of Anti-dumping duty (in Rupees per metric tonne)


M/s Interquisa



All other exporters