Custom Has Imposed Anti Dumping Duty on Caustic Soda

Custom department has imposed anti dumping duty on import of cpartment has imposed caustic soda. Government feels that importing of caustic soda suffers the domestic industry. So custom department has imposed the anti dumping duty on caustic soda. Custom department has issued notification no 79 dated 23-08-2011 about this duty. Full notification is as under.


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. 79 /2011-Customs


New Delhi, dated the 23rd  August, 2011



            G.S.R.    (E). - Whereas in the matter of imports of Caustic Soda (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under Chapter 28 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, Thailand, Chinese Taipei and Norway (hereinafter referred as the subject countries) and imported into India, the designated authority in its final findings vide notification No. 14/1/2010-DGAD, dated the 30th  June, 2011, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 30th  June, 2011, has come to the conclusion that –

(a)  the subject goods have been exported to India from the subject countries below their normal value;
(b)  the domestic industry has suffered material injury;
(c)  the injury has been caused by the dumped imports from subject countries;

            and has recommended imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on the imports of subject goods, originating in, or exported from, the subject countries;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with sub-section (5) of section 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act, 1975 read with 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 findings of the designated authority, hereby imposes on the subject goods, the description of which is specified in column (3) of the Table below, specification of which is specified in column (4), falling under sub-heading of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act, specified in the corresponding entry in column (2), originating in the country specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), and exported from the country specified in the corresponding entry in column (6) and produced by the producer specified in the corresponding entry in column (7) and exported by the exporter specified in the corresponding entry in column (8), andimported into India, an anti-dumping duty at a rate  which is equivalent to the difference between, the amount specified in the corresponding entry in column (9), in the currency specified in the corresponding entry in column (11) and per unit of measurement specified in the corresponding entry in column (10) of the said Table, and the landed value of such imported goods in like currency per like unit of measurement.
Table

Sub -heading
Description of  goods
Specification
Country of origin
Country of export
Producer
Exporter
Amount
Unit of measurement
Currency

2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
 .
281511,
281512
Caustic soda
Caustic soda Lye & Caustic soda Solid/flakes
Thailand
Thailand
Any
Any
379
DMT
USD
 .
281511,
281512
Caustic soda
Caustic soda Lye & Caustic soda Solid/flakes
Thailand
Any country other than Thailand
Any
Any
379
DMT
USD
3.
281511,
281512
Caustic soda
Caustic soda Lye & Caustic soda Solid/flakes
Any country other than subject countries
Thailand
Any
Any
379
DMT
USD
4.
281511,
281512
Caustic soda
Caustic soda Lye & Caustic soda Solid/flakes
Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)
Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)
Any
Any
361
DMT
USD
5.
281511,
281512
Caustic soda
Caustic soda Lye & Caustic soda Solid/flakes
Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)
Any country other than Chinese Taipei
Any
Any
361
DMT
USD
6.
281511,
281512
Caustic soda
Caustic soda Lye & Caustic soda Solid/flakes
Any country other than subject countries
Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)
Any
Any
361
DMT
USD
7.
281511,
281512
Caustic soda
Caustic soda Lye & Caustic soda Solid/flakes
Norway
Norway
Any
Any
379
DMT
USD
8.
281511,
281512
Caustic soda
Caustic soda Lye & Caustic soda Solid/flakes
Norway
Any country other than Norway
Any
Any
379
DMT
USD
9.
281511,
281512
Caustic soda
Caustic soda Lye & Caustic soda Solid/flakes
Any country other than subject countries
Norway
Any
Any
379
DMT
USD
The above duty is per DMT and in US Dollars.

2.         The anti-dumping duty imposed shall be levied for a period of five years (unless revoked, superseded or amended earlier) from the date of publication of this notification in the Official Gazette and shall be payable in Indian currency.

Explanation. – For the purpose of this notification,-
(a) “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 Act;

(b) “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 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.354/89/2011 –TRU] 


 (Sanjeev Kumar Singh)
Under Secretary to the Government of India.
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