Provisional Anti-dumping Duty Imposed on CFL from China, Sri Lanka and Vietnam

Ntfn 126       Whereas, in the matter of
21.11.2008   import of Compact Fluorescent
(DoR)           Lamps (CFL) with or without
                     ballast or control gear or

choke, whether or not assembled, either in completely knocked down or semi knocked down condition (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under heading 8539 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) originating in, or exported from China PR, Sri Lanka and Vietnam (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), the designated authority, in its preliminary findings vide notification No. 14/1/2007-DGAD, dated the 12th March, 2008, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 12th March, 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;

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

and has recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on all 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, 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 preliminary 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 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), originating in the countries 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 countries 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 which shall be equal to the difference between the amount specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) and the landed value, in the currency as specified in the corresponding entry in column (11) and per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (10) of the said Table.

Duty Table

SNo.

Heading

Description

Specification and Sub specification

Country of origin

Country of export

Producer

Exporter

Amount

Unit of Measure- ment

Currency

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

1.

8539

Compact Fluorescent Lamps*

Burner-Up to 10 watt

China

any

any

any

17.83

Per pc

1NR

2.

-do-

-do-

Burner-11 to 20 watt

China

any

any

any

19.56

Per pc

INR

3.

-do-

-do-

Burner-21 to 26 watt

China

any

any

any

20.95

Per pc

INR

4.

-do-

-do-

Burner-Up to 10 watt

Any other than subject countries

China

any

any

17.83

Per pc

INR

5.

-do-

-do-

Burner-11 to 20 watt

Any other than subject countries

China

any

any

19.56

Per pc

INR

6.

-do-

-do-

Burner-21 to 26 watt

Any other than subject countries

China

any

any

20.95

Per pc

INR

7.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp Without choke-11 to 20 watt

China

China

Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.

Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.

43.12

Per pc

INR

8.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp Without choke up to 26 watts

China

any

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl no. 7

43.12

Per pc

INR

9.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp Without choke up to 26 watts

Any other than subject countries

China

any

any

43.12

Per pc

INR

10.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke- up to 10 watt

China

China

Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.

Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.

54.67

Per pc

INR

11.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke- up to 10 watt

China

China

Osram China Lighting Co. Ltd.

Osram China Lighting Co. Ltd.

58.07

Per pc

INR

12.

-do-

-do~

Finished lamp With choke- up to 10 watt

China

any

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl no. 10 and Sl no. 11

58.86

Per pc

INR

13.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke- upto 10 watt

Any other than subject countries

China

any

any

58.86

Per pc

INR

14.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke- 11 to 20 watt

China

China

Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.

Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.

61.17

Per pc

INR

15.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke- 11 to 20 watt

China

China

Osram China Lighting Co. Ltd.

Osram China Lighting Co. Ltd.

66.96

Per pc

INR

16.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke- 11 to 20 watt

China

any

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl no. 14 and Sl no. 15

66.96

Per pc

INR

17.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke- 11 to 20 watt

Any other than subject countries

China

any

any

66.96

Per pc

INR

18.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke 21 to 26 watt

China

China

Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.

Philips & Yaming Lighting Co. Ltd.

88.52

Per pc

INR

19.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke 21 to 26 watt

China

any

Any combination of producer and exporter other than at Sl no. 18

88.52

Per pc

INR

20.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke 21 to 26 watt

Any other than subject countries

China

any

any

88.52

Per pc

INR

21.

-do-

-do-

Burners up to 26 watts

Vietnam

Vietnam

any

any

19.15

Per pc

INR

22.

-do-

-do-

Burners up to 26 watts

Any other than subject countries

Vietnam

any

any

19.15

Per pc

INR

23.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp Without choke Up to 26 watt

Vietnam

Vietnam

any

any

21.86

Per pc

INR

24.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp Without choke Up to 26 watt

Any other than subject countries

Vietnam

any

any

21.86

Per pc

INR

25.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke Up to 26 watt

Vietnam

Vietnam

any

any

72.16

Per pc

INR

26.

-do-

-do-

Finished lamp With choke Up to 26 watt

Any other than subject countries

Vietnam

any

any

72.16

Per pc

INR

*Scope of the product subject to duty is Compact Fluorescent Lamps with or without ballast or control gear or choke, whether or not assembled, either in completely knocked down or semi knocked down conditions, including unassembled Compact Fluorescent Lamps without ballast or choke or control gear, sealed tubular shell with or without lamp base. Finished compact fluorescent lamps are:

(i)          integrated type with built in ballast or control gears or choke and

(ii)         integrated type  without built in control gears or ballast or choke.

Explanation: For the purpose of this notifica-tion,”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. 354/43/2008- TRU]