Provisional Anti-dumping Duty Imposed on Carbon Black from Australia, China, Russia and Thailand

Ntfn 83                Whereas, in the matter of import of Carbon Black used in rubber applications (hereinafter referred to as the subject good),
30.07.2009          falling under tariff item 2803 00 10 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from,
                            Australia, China PR, Russia and Thailand, (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries) and imported into India, the designated authority vide its preliminary findings vide notification No. 14/21/2008-DGAD, dated the 25th May, 2009, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 25th May, 2009, had come to the conclusion that-

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

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

(c)   the injury has been caused by the dumped imports from subject countries;

and has recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on the imports of subject goods, originating in or exported from, the subject countries.

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 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 tariff item 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 exported from the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), and produced by the producer as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), and exported by the exporter as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty  equal to the amount mentioned  in the corresponding entry in column (8), in the currency as specified in the corresponding entry in column (10) and as per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) of the said Table.

Table

S.No.

Tariff item

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

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

Australia

Australia

M/s Continental Carbon Australia Pty Ltd.

M/s Continental Carbon Australia Pty Ltd.

0.131

Per Kg

US Dollar

2.

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

Australia

Australia

Any combination other than at S. No. 1

0.155

Per Kg

US Dollar

3.

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

Australia

Any country other than Australia

Any

Any

0.155

Per Kg

US Dollar

4

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

Any country other than countries attracting Anti-dumping duty

Australia

Any

Any

0.155

Per Kg

US Dollar

5

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

China PR

China PR

M/s Ningbo Detai Chemical Co. Ltd

M/s Ningbo Detai Chemical Co. Ltd

0.133

Per Kg

US Dollar

6

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

China PR

China PR

M/s Hebei Daguangming Juwuba Carbon Black Co., Ltd.

M/s Hebei Daguangming Juwuba Carbon Black Co., Ltd.

0.078

Per Kg

US Dollar

7

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

China PR

China PR

M/s Longxing Chemical Stock Co., Ltd.

M/s Longxing Chemical Stock Co., Ltd.

0.159

Per Kg

US Dollar

8

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

China PR

China PR

M/s Longxing Chemical Stock Co., Ltd.

M/s Ningbo Sheen All Chemical Co. Ltd through M/s Hhui Chemical Co., Ltd

0.094

Per Kg

US Dollar

9

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

China PR

China PR

M/s Jiangxi Black Cat Carbon Black Co., Ltd

M/s Jiangxi Black Cat Carbon Black Co., Ltd

0.109

Per Kg

US Dollar

10

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

China PR

China PR

Any combination other than at S. Nos. 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.

0.190

Per Kg

US Dollar

11

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

China PR

Any country other than China PR

Any

Any

0.190

Per Kg

US Dollar

12

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

Any country other than countries attracting Anti-dumping duty

China PR

Any

Any

0.190

Per Kg

US Dollar

13

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

Russia

Russia

M/s. Yaroslavskiy Tekhnicheskiy Uglerod

M/s Trigon Gulf FZCO 

0.132

Per Kg

US Dollar

14

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

Russia

Russia

Any combination other than at S. No. 13.

0.132

Per Kg

US Dollar

15

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

Russia

Any country other than Russia.

Any

Any

0.132

Per Kg

US Dollar

16

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

Any country other than countries attracting Anti-dumping duty

Russia

Any

Any

0.132

Per Kg

US Dollar

17

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

Thailand

Thailand

M/s Thai Tokai Carbon Product Company Ltd.

M/s Thai Tokai Carbon Product Company Ltd.

0.114

Per Kg

US Dollar

18

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

Thailand

Thailand

Any combination other than at S. No. 17

0.195

Per Kg

US Dollar

19

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

Thailand

Any country other than Thailand

Any

Any

0.195

Per Kg

US Dollar

20

2803 00 10

Carbon Black used in rubber applications

Any country other than countries attracting Anti-dumping duty

Thailand

Any

Any

0.195

Per Kg

US Dollar

Provided that nothing contained in this notification except for the entry at serial number 1 of the Table shall apply to Carbon Black grades N880, N990 and N991 and Carbon black grades meant for semi conductive compound applications.

2.     The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective up to and inclusive of the 29th day of January, 2010 and shall be payable 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 sub-clause (i) of clause (a) of sub-section (3) of section 14 of the Customs Act 1962 (52 of 1062), 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.

[F.No.354/130/2009-TRU]