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Notification No. 173/2003, Dated 3rd Dec 2003

3rd December, 2003

Notification No. 173/2003 - Customs

            Whereas, in the matter of import of Sodium hydrosulphite , falling under tariff item 2832 10 20 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, Germany and Republic of Korea, the designated authority, vide its preliminary findings notification No.14/34/2002-DGAD, dated the 25th February, 2003, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 26th February, 2003, had come to the conclusion that – 

(a)

Sodium hydrosulphite , in all forms, originating in, or exported from, Germany and Republic of Korea has been exported to India below its normal value;

(b)

the domestic industry has also suffered material injury by way of financial loss due to depressed net sales realization on account of price depression caused by low landed prices of the dumped Sodium hydrosulphite ; 

(c)

the injury has been caused cumulatively to the domestic industry by dumping of Sodium hydrosulphite , originating in, or exported from, Germany and Republic of Korea ;

            and had recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty, pending final determination, on imports of Sodium Hydrosulphite, originating in, or exported from, Germany and Republic of Korea; 

            And whereas, on the basis of the aforesaid findings of the designated authority, the Central Government had imposed an anti-dumping duty on Sodium Hydrosulphite vide notification of the Government of India in the erstwhile Ministry of Finance and Company Affairs (Department of Revenue), No . 61/2003–Customs, dated the 1st April, 2003, [G.S.R. 287(E), dated the1st April, 2003], published in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section ( i ) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, dated the 1st April, 2003;  

            And whereas, the designated authority, vide its final findings notification No.14/34/2002-DGAD, dated the 20th October, 2003, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 22nd October, 2003, has come to the conclusion that –

(a)

Sodium hydrosulphite has been exported to India from Germany and Republic of Korea below its normal value;

(b)the domestic industry has suffered material injury; 
(c)the injury has been caused cumulatively by the imports from Germany and Republic of Korea; 

            and has recommended the imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on all imports of Sodium hydrosulphite originating in, or exported from  Germany and Republic of Korea.  

            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, and 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 final 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 tariff item 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 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 at a rate  which is equivalent to the difference between, the amount as specified in the corresponding entry in column (9), 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, and the landed value of such imported goods in like currency per like unit of measurement.

Table

Sl. No.Tariff itemDescri-ption of goodsSpecifi-cationCountry of originCountry of ExportProducerExporterAmountUnit of measure-mentCurrency
(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7)(8)(9)(10)(11)
1.2832 10 20Sodium hydrosulphiteAnyGermanyAny country other than Korea, RPM/ s.BASF, 
Germany
M/ s.BASF, 
Germany
1034.76Metric TonneUS Dollar
2.2832 10 20Sodium hydrosulphiteAnyGermanyAny country other than Korea, RPM/ s.BASF, 
Germany
Any exporter1034.76Metric TonneUS Dollar
3.2832 10 20Sodium hydrosulphiteAnyGermanyAny country other than Korea, RPAny ProducerM/S.BASF, 
Germany
1034.76Metric TonneUS Dollar
4.2832 10 20Sodium hydrosulphiteAnyAny country other than GermanyGermanyAny Producer other than M/ s.BASF, 
Germany
Any Exporter other than M/ s.BASF, Germany1034.76Metric TonneUS Dollar
5.2832 10 20Sodium hydrosulphiteAnyGermanyAny country other than Korea, RPAny Producer other than M/ s.BASF, GermanyAny Exporter other than M/ s.BASF, Germany1034.76Metric TonneUS Dollar
6.2832 10 20Sodium hydrosulphiteAnyKorea, RPAny country other than Korea, RPAny ProducerAny Exporter1034.76Metric TonneUS Dollar
7.2832 10 20Sodium hydrosulphiteAnyAny country other than Korea, RPKorea, RPAny ProducerAny Exporter1034.76Metric TonneUS Dollar

2.             The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be levied with effect from the date of imposition of the provisional anti-dumping duty, i.e. the 1st April, 2003, and 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, 3A, 8B, 9 and 9A of the said Customs Tariff 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 sub-clause ( i ) of clause (a) of sub-section (3) of 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.  

G.S.Karki
Under Secretary to the Government of India

F.No.354/16/2003-TRU

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