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Notification No. 14/2010-Customs

New Delhi, the 20th February, 2010

[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)
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Sub: Regarding anti dumping duty on Cold Rolled Flat Products of Stainless Steel, originating in, or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China PR), Korea, European Union, South Africa, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei), Japan, Thailand and United States of America (USA)

G.S.R. (E). – Whereas, in the matter of import of Cold Rolled Flat Products of Stainless Steel, (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under heading 7219 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) and originating in, or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China PR), Korea, European Union, South Africa, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei), Japan, Thailand and United States of America (USA) ( hereinafter referred to as the subject countries), the designated authority, vide its preliminary findings vide notification No. 14/6/2008-DGAD dated 27th March, 2009, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 27th March, 2009, had come to the conclusion that -

(a) the subject goods had been exported to India from the subject countries below its normal value;

(b) the domestic industry had suffered material injury;

(c) the injury had been caused by the dumped imports from subject countries; and

had recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on all imports of the subject goods originating in, or exported from, the subject countries;

And whereas, on the basis of the aforesaid findings of the designated authority, the Central Government had imposed provisional anti-dumping duty on the subject goods vide notification No. 38/2009-Customs, dated the 22nd April, 2009, published in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R. 276 (E), dated the 22nd April, 2009 as amended by notification No. 56/2009-Customs, dated the 30th May, 2009, published in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) of the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R. 370 (E), dated the 30th May, 2009;

And whereas, the designated authority, vide its final findings vide notification No. 14/6/2008-DGAD dated 24th November, 2009, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section I, dated the 24th November, 2009, has come to the conclusion that -

(a) the subject goods have been exported to India from the subject countries below its normal value;

(b) the domestic industry has suffered material injury;

(c) the injury has been caused by the dumped imports from subject countries.

and has recommended to impose definitive anti-dumping duties on all imports of the subject goods, originating in, or exported from, the subject countries;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (5) of section 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act, 1975, and in pursuance of 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 the heading 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 (8) of the said table, originating in the countries 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 countries 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 which shall be equal to the amount 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.

Table

SI. No Sub-Heading Description of Goods Country of Origin Country of Export Producer Exporter Specification in series Amount Unit Currency
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11)
1 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Spain Spain Acerinox S.A. Acerinox S.A. 300 569.70 MT US Dollar
400 12.74 MT US Dollar
2 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Spain Malaysia Acerinox S.A. Acerinox Malaysia Sdn Bhd 300 569.70 MT US Dollar
400 12.74 MT US Dollar
3 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Belgium Belgium Arcelor Mittal Arcelor Mittal 300 767.00 MT US Dollar
4 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* France France Arcelor Mittal Arcelor Mittal 300 643.01 MT US Dollar
400 473.43 MT US Dollar
5 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Finland Finland Outokumpu Outokumpu 300 753.68 MT US Dollar
6 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Any Country in European Union Any Country including countries in European Union Any Any 200 1035.93 MT US Dollar
Any Any 300 1646.32 MT US Dollar
Any Any other than at S.No. 1, 2 and 4 above 400 542.36 MT US Dollar
7 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Any Country including countries in European Union Any Country in European Union Any Any 200 1035.93 MT US Dollar
Any Any other than at S. No 1, 3, 4 and 5 above. 300 1646.32 MT US Dollar
Any Any other than at s no 1,2 and 4 above 400 542.36 MT US Dollar
8 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* South Africa South Africa Columbus Stainless (Pty) Ltd Columbus Stainless (Pty) Ltd 300 710.27 MT US Dollar
400 451.08 MT US Dollar
9 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* South Africa Malaysia Columbus Stainless (Pty) Ltd Acerinox Malavsia Sdn Bhd 300 710.27 MT US Dollar
400 451.08 MT US Dollar
10 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* South Africa Any Any Any 200 1144.95 MT US Dollar
Any Any other than at S. No 8 and 9 above. 300 1461.41 MT US Dollar
Any Any other than at S. No 8 and 9 above. 400 1054.67 MT US Dollar
11 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Any South Africa Any Any 200 1144.95 MT US Dollar
Any Any other than at S. No. 8 above. 300 1461.41 MT US Dollar
Any Any other than at S. No. 8 above. 400 1054.67 MT US Dollar
12 7219
Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Korea RP Korea RP POSCO POSTEEL 400 148.05 MT US Dollar
13 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Korea RP Korea RP POSCO Samsung C&T Corporation 400 96.7 MT US Dollar
14 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Korea RP Korea RP POSCO Hyundai Corp 400 210.93 MT US Dollar
15 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Korea RP Korea RP POSCO SK Networks Ltd. (SK) 400 234.98 MT US Dollar
16 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Korea RP Korea RP POSCO LG Intl. 400 74.88 MT US Dollar
17 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Korea RP Korea RP POSCO Daewoo Intl. Corporation. 400 62.61 MT US Dollar
18 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Korea RP Any Any Any 200 922.34 MT US Dollar
Any Any 300 1364 MT US Dollar
Any Any except at S. No. 12 to 17 above. 400 721.74 MT US Dollar
19 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Any Korea RP Any Any 200 922.34 MT US Dollar
Any Any 300 1364 MT US Dollar
Any Any except at S. No. 12 to 17 above. 400 721.74 MT US Dollar
20 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei Yieh United Steel Corp Yieh United Steel Corp 200 Nil MT US Dollar
300 489 MT US Dollar
21 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei Yieh Mau Corp Yieh Mau Corp 300 505.96 MT US Dollar
400 138.05 MT US Dollar
22 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Chinese Taipei Any Any Any other than at s.no 20 above 200 1293.62 MT US Dollar
Any Any other than at S. No. 20 and 21 above. 300 2254.69 MT US Dollar
Any Any other than at s.no 21 above 400 1446.17 MT US Dollar
23 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Any Chinese Taipei Any Any other than at s.no 20 above 200 1293.62 MT US Dollar
Any Any other than at S. No. 20 and 21 above. 300 2254.69 MT US Dollar
Any Any other than at s.no 21 above 400 1446.17 MT US Dollar
24 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* China PR China PR Lianzhong Stainless Steel Corp Lianzhong Stainless Steel Corp 200 64.03 MT US Dollar
25 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* China PR China PR Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co Ltd(STSS) Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co Ltd (STSS) 300 348.28 MT US Dollar
400 110 MT US Dollar
26 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* China PR Any Any Any other than 24 above 200 889.53 MT US Dollar
Any Any other than at S. No 25 above. 300 1916.59 MT US Dollar
Any Any other than at S. No. 25 above. 400 1477.44 MT US Dollar
27 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Any China PR Any Any other than 24 above 200 889.53 MT US Dollar
Any Any other than at S. No. 25 above 300 1916.59 MT US Dollar
Any Any other than at S. No. 25 above. 400 1477.44 MT US Dollar
28 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Thailand Thailand Thainox Stainless Public Co Ltd Thainox Stainless Public Co Ltd 300 252.18 MT US Dollar
400 189.63 MT US Dollar
29 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Thailand Any Any Any 200 958.63 MT US Dollar
Any Any other than at S. No. 28 above. 300 1505.2 MT US Dollar
Any Any other than at s. no 28 above. 400 615.16 MT US Dollar
30 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Any Thailand Any Any 200 958.63 MT US Dollar
Any Any other than at S. No. 28 above. 300 1505.2 MT US Dollar
Any Any other than at S. No. 28 above. 400 615.16 MT US Dollar
31 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* USA USA Any Any 200 1216.63 MT US Dollar
300 1560.81 MT US Dollar
400 1438.25 MT US Dollar
32 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* USA Any Any Any 200 1216.63 MT US Dollar
300 1560.81 MT US Dollar
400 1438.25 MT US Dollar
33 7219 Cold-rolled Flat products of stainless steel* Any USA Any Any 200 1216.63 MT US Dollar
300 1560.81 MT US Dollar
400 1438.25 MT US Dollar

* of the width of 600 mm upto 1250 mm of all series further worked than Cold rolled (cold reduced) with a thickness of up to 4 mm.

The subject goods will have the following exclusions from the scope of the product on grounds as explained above:

i. Grade AISI 420 High carbon (0.28%-0.40%), Grade 420, Grade 430 BA supplied by M/s Thyssenkrupp Stainless International, Germany, Grade AISI 441 and Grade AISI 443.

ii. Duplex Stainless Steel grades 2205 (S31803), 2304 (S32304), EN 1.4835, 1.4547, 1.4539, 1.4438, 1.4318 and 1.4833 and Ferritic Grades EN 1.4509 and 1.4512.

iii. Product supplied under Indian Patent no. 223848 in respect of goods comprising Low Nickel containing Chromium-Nickel Manganese-Copper Austenitic Stainless steel and representing Grades YU 1 and YU 4, produced and supplied by M/s Yieh United Steel Corp (Yusco) of Chinese Taipei (Taiwan).

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, 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: 354/87/2009- TRU (Pt.-1)]

Prashant Kumar

Under Secretary to the Government of India

 

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