Anti-dumping duty on Methylene Chloride exported from China and Russia

By | December 8, 2015

Seeks to levy provisional anti-dumping duty on Methylene Chloride originating in, or exported from the People’s Republic of China and Russia for a period not exceeding six months

[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)]

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 58/2015-Customs (ADD) 

New Delhi, the 8th December, 2015

            G.S.R.    (E). –Whereas,  in the matter of “Methylene Chloride” also known as “Dichloromethane” (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under sub-heading 2903 12 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) (hereinafter referred to as the Customs Tariff Act), originating in, or exported from the People’s Republic of China and Russia (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), and imported into India, the designated authority in its preliminary findings published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1,vide notification number 14/33/2014-DGAD, dated the 30th October, 2015, has come to the conclusion that –

(i)        the subject goods have been exported to India from the subject countries below normal values;

(ii)        the dumping margins are positive and so significant that it justifies recommendation of preliminary duty;

(iii)       the domestic industry has suffered material injury on account of subject imports from the subject countries;

(iv)       the material injury has been caused by the dumped imports of subject goods from the subject countries,

and has recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject goods, originating in, or exported from subject countries and imported into India, in order to remove injury to the domestic industry;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (2) of section 9A of the 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, after considering the aforesaid preliminary 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 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),  exported from the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), produced by the producers as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), exported by the exporters as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate equal to the amount as specified 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, namely:-

Table

Sl.No. Sub-heading Description of goods Country of origin Country of export Producer Exporter Amount Unit Currency
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)
1. 2903 12 Dichloromethane (Methylene Chloride) Peoples Republic of China Peoples Republic of China Shandong Dongyue FluoSilicon Materials Co., Ltd. Shandong Dongyue FluoSilicon Materials Co., Ltd. 144.41 MT US Dollar
2. 2903 12 Dichloromethane (Methylene Chloride) Peoples Republic of China Peoples Republic of China Zhejiang Quhua Flourchemistry Co. Ltd Farmasino Holding (HK) Limited, Hong Kong 163.70 MT US Dollar
3. 2903 12 Dichloromethane (Methylene Chloride) Peoples Republic of China Peoples Republic of China Zhejiang Quhua Flourchemistry Co. Ltd Polychem Corporation, Taiwan 163.70 MT US Dollar
4. 2903 12 Dichloromethane (Methylene Chloride) Peoples Republic of China Peoples Republic of China Zhejiang Quhua Flourchemistry Co. Ltd Mercy Group Co., Ltd., Hong Kong 163.70 MT US Dollar
5. 2903 12 Dichloromethane (Methylene Chloride) Peoples Republic of China Peoples Republic of China Any combination other than Sl. No.1, 2, 3 and 4 above 232.47 MT US Dollar
6. 2903 12 Dichloromethane (Methylene Chloride) Peoples Republic of China Any Any Any 232.47 MT US Dollar
7. 2903 12 Dichloromethane (Methylene Chloride) Any country other than  subject countries Peoples Republic of China Any Any 232.47 MT US Dollar
8. 2903 12 Dichloromethane (Methylene Chloride) Russia Russia Any Any 194.43 MT US Dollar
9. 2903 12 Dichloromethane (Methylene Chloride) Russia Any Any Any 194.43 MT US Dollar
10. 2903 12 Dichloromethane (Methylene Chloride) Any country other than  subject countries Russia Any Any 194.43 MT US Dollar

2.    The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective for a period not exceeding six months (unless revoked, superseded or amended earlier) from the date of publication of this notification in the Official Gazette and shall be paid in Indian currency.

 Explanation.-   For the purposes of this notification, rate of exchange applicable for the purpose 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 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.

[F.No. 354/273/2015-TRU]

    (Anurag Sehgal)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

Category: Uncategorized

Leave a Reply