Seeks to impose anti-dumping duty on import of Geogrid/Geostrips/ Geostraps made of polyester or Glass fiber in all its forms, originating in, or exported from subject countries
January, 27th 2012
[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. 11 /2012-Customs (ADD)
New Delhi, dated the 24thJanuary, 2012
G.S.R.(E). Whereas, in the matter of import ofGeogrid/Geostrips/Geostrapsmade of polyester or Glassfiberin all its forms (including all widths and lengths) (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under Chapters 39, 55, 56, 59 and 70 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) (hereinafter referred to as the said customs Tariff Act), originating in, or exported from China PR (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries) and imported into India, the designated authority vide its final findings No. 14/40/2010-DGAD, dated the 19thDecember, 2011, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 19thDecember, 2011,had come to the conclusion that-
(a)thesubject goods had been exported to India from the subject countries below its normal value;
(b)thedomestic industry had suffered material injury in respect of the subject goods;
(c)thematerialinjury to the domestic industry had been caused by thedumped imports of the subject goods from the subject countries,
andhadrecommended 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) of section 9A of the said 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, on the basis of the aforesaid 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 items of the First Schedule to the said 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), and exported from the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), and produced by the producers as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), and exported by the exporters as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), and 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 per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) of the said Table.
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 purposes of this notification, 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.