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    Oct 10, 2012

    Custom imposes anti dumping duty on melamine

    Custom department has imposed anti dumping duty on import of melamine. Anti dumping duty is a duty which the importer needs to pay along with custom duty on importing the specified goods. Custom department issued a notification no. 48/2012 dated 8 October 2012 about imposing of anti dumping duty on melamine. Full notification is as under.


    Notification No. 48 /2012-Customs (ADD)

    New Delhi, the 8th October, 2012

                G.S.R. _(E). _Whereas in the matter of import of Melamine  (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under Chapter 29 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) (hereinafter referred to as  Customs Tariff Act), originating in, or exported from, European Union, Iran, Indonesia and Japan (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries),and imported into India, the designated authority vide its final findings notification No. 14/35/2010-DGAD, dated the 1st June, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 1st June, 2012, had come to the conclusion that –

    (i)   the subject goods have been exported to India from the subject countries below its normal value;
    (ii)   the domestic industry has suffered material injury in respect of such goods;
    (iii)  the material injury has been caused by the dumped imports of subject goods from the subject countries;

                and had recommended imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject goods, originating in or exported from the European Union, Iran ,Indonesia and Japan and imported into India, in order to remove injury to the domestic industry.
             
                Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (5) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act 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, after considering the aforesaid final 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 tariff item of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act as specified in the corresponding entry in column (2),  originating in the country as specified in the corresponding entry in column (4), and produced by the producer as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), when exported from the country as specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), by the exporter as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at a rate  which is equivalent to difference between the amount mentioned 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 and the landed value of imported goods in like currency as per like unit of measurement.

    Tariff
    Description of
     Country of
     Country of export
     Amount US$/MT
    item
    goods
    origin


    29336100
    Melamine
    European
    European
    1537


    Union
    Union

    29336100
    Melamine
    European
    Any country
    1537


    Union
    other than




    EU

    29336100
    Melamine
    Any
    European
    1537


    country other than European Union
    Union

    29336100
    Melamine
           Iran
    Iran
    1446

    Melamine
           Iran
    Any country
    1446
    29336100


    other than




    Iran

    29336100
    Melamine
    Any
    Iran
    1446


    country other than Iran


    29336100
    Melamine
    Indonesia
    Indonesia
    1537
    29336100
    Melamine
    Indonesia
    Any country
    1537



    other than




    Indonesia

    29336100
    Melamine
    Any
    Indonesia
    1537


    country other than Indonesia


    29336100
    Melamine
    Japan
    Japan





    1537
    29336100
    Melamine
    Japan
    Any country




    other than
    1537



    Japan

    29336100
    Melamine
    Any
    Japan
    1537


    country other than Japan



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

    Explanation. - For the purposes 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, 8B, 9 and 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act; and

    (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 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.
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