G.S.R. (E). Whereas, in the matter of import of circular weaving machines having six or more shuttles for weaving PP/HDPE fabrics of a width exceeding 30 cms. (hereinafter referred as the subject goods), falling under Heading 8446 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) and originating in, or exported from the Peoples Republic of China (China PR), (hereinafter referred to as the subject country) into India, the Designated Authority, in its preliminary findings vide notification No. 14/25/2008-DGAD dated the 16th February, 2010 published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 16th February, 2010, had come to the conclusion that
(a) the subject goods had entered the Indian market from the subject country at prices less than their normal values in the domestic market of the exporting country;
(b) the dumping margins of the subject goods imported from the subject country are substantial and above de minimis;
(c) the domestic industry had suffered material injury and the injury had been caused to the domestic industry, both by volume and price effect of dumped imports of the subject goods originating in or exported from the subject country; and
had recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on all imports of the subject goods originating in, or exported from, the subject country;
Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 9A of the said 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, on the basis of the aforesaid preliminary findings of the designated authority, hereby imposes on the goods, the description of which is specified in column (2) of the Table below, falling under the said Heading of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act as specified in the corresponding entry in column (1), originating and/ or exported from in the country as specified in the corresponding entry in column (3), and produced by the producers as specified in the corresponding entry in column (4), exported by the exporters as specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty which shall be equal to the amount specified in the corresponding entry in column(6), in the currency as specified in the corresponding entry in column (8) and per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7) of the said Table.
Description of goods
country of origin or country of export
8446 21 90
8446 29 00
Circular weaving machines having six or more shuttles for weaving PP/ HDPE fabrics of a width exceeding 30 cms
Any combination of exporter and producer
2. The anti- dumping imposed under this notification shall be effective upto and inclusive of the 11th day of October, 2010, 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.
[F. No. 354/31/2010-TRU]
Prashant Kumar Under Secretary to the Government of India