Provisional Anti-dumping Duty Imposed on Cable Ties from China and Taiwan

Ntfn 118       Whereas in the matter of import of
31.10.2008   Cable ties (hereinafter referred to as
(DoR)           the subject goods), falling under the
                     sub-heading 3926 90 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, the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), the designated authority in its preliminary findings vide notification No. 14/10/2007-DGAD, dated 23rd September, 2008 published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 24th September, 2008 has come to the conclusion that–

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

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

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

and has recommended the imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the 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, 1975 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 subject goods, the description of which is specified in column (3) of the Table below, falling under sub-heading of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act as specified in the corresponding entry in column (2), the specification of which is specified in column (4) of the said Table, originating in the country as specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), and produced by the producers as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), when exported from the country as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), by the exporters as specified in the corresponding entry in column (8), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at a rate which is equivalent to difference between the reference price mentioned in the corresponding entry in column (9) in the currency as specified in the corresponding entry in column (11) and as per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (10), of the said Table and the landed value of imported goods in like currency as per like unit of measurement.

Table

SNo.

Sub- heading

Description of goods

Specification

Country of origin

Country of export

Producer

Exporter

Reference price

Unit

Currency

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

1

3926 90

Cable ties

Any size

People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

Any

269.44

Per kg

Rupee

2

3926 90

Cable ties

Any size

Any country other than People’s Republic of China and Taiwan

People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

269.44

Per kg

Rupee

3

3926 90

Cable ties

Any size

Taiwan

Any

Any

Any

278.14

Per kg

Rupee

4

3926 90

Cable ties

Any size

Any country other than Taiwan and People’s Republic of China

Taiwan

Any

Any

278.14

Per kg

Rupee

2.    The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective upto and inclusive of the 29th April, 2009, and shall be payable in Indian currency.

Explanation. - For the purposes of this notification, “landed value” means the assessable value as determined under the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) and includes all duties of customs except duties levied under sections 3, 3A, 8B, 9 and 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act.

[F.No.354/165/2008 –TRU]