Nonylphenol from Chinese Taipei – Definitive Anti-Dumping Duty Imposed

Ntfn 94         Whereas, in the matter of import of
22.08.2007   nonylphenol (hereinafter referred to
                     as the subject goods), falling under the Tariff item 2907 13 00 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) (hereinafter referred to as the said Customs Tariff Act), originating in, or exported from, Chinese Taipei (hereinafter referred to as the subject country), the designated authority in its final findings vide notification No.14/13/2005 -DGAD, dated the 25th June, 2007, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 25th June, 2007 has come to the conclusion that–

(a) subject goods originating in or exported from the subject country has been exported to India below their normal values;

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

(c) the injury has been caused to the domestic industry by dumped imports of the subject goods originating in, or exported 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) of section 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act, read with sub-section (5) of the said section 9A 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.

2907 13 00

Nonylphenol

Chinese Taipei

Any country

Any

Any

163.62

Metric tonne

USD

2.

2907 13 00

Nonylphnol

Any country

Chinese Taipei

Any

Any

163.62

Metric tonne

USD

2.    The anti-dumping duty imposed under this Notification shall be effective form the date of publication of this Notification in the Official Gazette. 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 sub-clause (i) of clause (a) of sub-section (3) of 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.