Seeks to levy provisional anti-dumping duty on import of Digital Offset Printing Plates, originating in or exported from Peoples' Republic of China
June, 06th 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. 31/2012-Customs (ADD)
New Delhi, the 4thJune, 2012
G.S.R. 416 (E).Whereas in the matter of import ofDigital Offset Printing Plates(herein after referred to as the subject goods),originating in or exported from Peoples Republic of China (China PR) and Japan(hereinafter referred to as the subject countries) and imported into India,the designated authority,videits preliminary findings F.No.14/7/2011-DGAD, dated the 16thMarch, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 16thMarch, 2012, had come to the conclusion that -
(a)theproduct under consideration has been exported to India from the subject countries below normal values;
(b)thedomestic industry has suffered material injury on account of subject imports from subject countries;
(c)thematerial injury has been caused by the dumped imports of subject goods from the subject countries;
andhad recommended imposition of provisional 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 (2), of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975)(hereinafter referred to as 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 subject goods with specification as provided in column (8) of the Table below, the description of which is specified in column (3), falling under sub-heading 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 producers 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 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 indicated in the corresponding entry in column (9), 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 (11), of the said Table.
*Conversion factor From Kg to Sqmtris 1 Kg=1.318 sqmts, for 28 mm thickness plate. Ifthe thickness of the plate varies, the square meter for kg of the product will varyproportionately. 1 Sqmtr=0.7588 kg.
** Computer to Conventional Plate also known as UV-CTP plate.
2.The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective for a period not exceeding six months from the publication of this notification in the Official Gazette and shall be payable in Indian Rupees.
Explanation.-For the purposes of this notification,-
(i) landed value shall be 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; and
(ii) 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.