Oxo-Alcohols Revised

Normal Hexanol deleted. Rate for Saudi Arabia reduced in one case to $38 per MT

Ntfn 98 WHEREAS in the matter of import of
26.09.2001 Oxo-alcohols, falling under heading
No. 29.05 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, Poland, South Korea, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iran, United States of America and the European Union, the designated authority, vide its final findings published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 17th July, 2000 had come to the conclusion that-

(a) Oxo-alcohol (Normal Butanol, Iso Butanol, Iso Decanol, Iso Octanol, 2-Ethyl Hexanol and Normal Hexanol only), originating in, or exported from, Poland, South Korea, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iran, United States of America and the European Union have been exported below normal value, resulting in dumping;

(b) the Indian industry has suffered material injury;

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

AND WHEREAS the Customs, Excise and Gold (Control) Appellate Tribunal (hereinafter referred to as the Tribunal), in its final order No.5-7/2001 AD, dated the 11th April, 2001 in Appeal Nos C/407/2000-AD, C/411/2000-AD and C/412/2000-AD ( in the matter of Ms Oxy Alcohols Industries Association and others vs Designated Authority) has held that the appeals are disposed of by amending the table attached to notification No.109/2000-Customs, dated the 18th August 2000 by fixing anti-dumping duty of US$ 38 per metric tonne on goods mentioned in Column 5 thereto , originating in or exported from Saudi Arabia and by deleting Normal Hexanol from the goods included in the said column(5).

AND WHEREAS the designated authority has accepted the aforesaid findings of the Tribunal dated the 11th April, 2001;

an anti-dumping duty-

Table

SNo

Country/Territory

Normal Butanol

Iso Butanol

2-Ethyl Hexanol, Iso Decanol,
Iso Octonol

 

 

Amount of duty (US dollars per metric tonne)

Amount of duty (US dollars per metric tonne)

Amount of duty (US dollars per metric tonne)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

1

Poland

44

165

165

2

South Korea

115

187

252

3

Russia

67

97

97

4

Iran

79

136

136

5

United States of America

58

NIL

87

6

European Union

145

204

121

7

Indonesia

197

194

197

8

Saudi Arabia

47

47

38

(a) on Normal Butanol at the corresponding rate specified in column (3) of the said Table;

(b) on Iso Butanol at the corresponding rate specified in column (4) of the said Table;

(c) on 2-Ethyl Hexanol, Iso Decanol, and Iso Octonol at the corresponding rate specified in column (5) of the said Table.

2. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be payable in Indian currency.