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Customs Notification No. 132/2001 date 28/12/2001
Anti dumping duty on Cold Rolled Flat Products of stainless steel under sub-heading Nos. 7219.31, 7219.32, 7219.33, 7219.34, 7219.35 and 7219.90


G. S. R. (E).- Whereas in the matter of import of Cold Rolled Flat Products of stainless steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, whether further processed or not, of all grades/series, classified under sub-heading Nos. 7219.31, 7219.32, 7219.33, 7219.34, 7219.35 and 7219.90 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, the European Union, Japan, Canada and the United States of America, the designated authority vide its preliminary findings, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 29th November, 2001, has come to the conclusion that

    (i) Cold Rolled Flat Products of stainless steel of a width of 600 mm or more, whether processed or not of all grades/series, originating in, or exported from, European Union, Japan, Canada and United States of America have been exported to India below normal value, resulting in dumping;

    (ii) the domestic industry has suffered injury;

    (iii) injury has been caused by imports from the subject countries/territory, and has considered it necessary to impose anti-dumping duty, provisionally, pending final determination, on all imports of said Cold rolled Flat Products of stainless steel, originating in, or exported from, the European Union, Japan, Canada and the United States of America;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act, read with rule 13 and rule 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 above findings of the designated authority, hereby imposes on Cold rolled Flat Products of stainless steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, whether further processed or not, of all grades/series, classified under sub-heading Nos. 7219.31, 7219.32, 7219.33, 7219.34, 7219.35 and 7219.90 of the said First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, originating in, or exported from, the country / territory specified in column (2) of the Table below, of the grade specified in column (3) of the said Table, when exported by producer / exporter specified in column (4) of the said Table, and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate which is equivalent to the amount specified in corresponding entry in column (5) of the said Table, per Kilogramme.

TABLE

S. No. Name of the Country/ territory Grade Name of the Producer/ Exporter Amount
(US$/Kg)
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
1. Spain 304 M/s Acerinox S.A. Nil
316 Nil
430 Nil
Others(200 series) 0.22
All other grades 0.37
2. Belgium Cr M/s ALZ nv 0.40
CrNi Nil
CrNiMO Nil
Others(200 series) 0.22
All other grades 0.37
3. European Union All grades All other producers/exporters 0.37
4. Japan 409L M/s Kawasaki Corporation & M/s Kawasaki in conjunction with Kawasho Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation and Nikko Boeki Kaisha Ltd., etc. 0.26
436LT 0.26
420J1 Nil
420J2 0.26
Others(200 series) 0.25
Others(300 series) 0.70
All other grades 0.40
5. Japan All grades All other producers/exporters 0.70
6. Canada All grades All producers/exporters 0.20
7. United States of America Coils-304, 304L, 304DQ, 304DDQ M/s North American Stainless 0.60
All other grades M/s North American Stainless 0.82
8. United States of America All grades All other producers/exporters 0.82


2. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective upto and inclusive of the 27th day of June, 2002 and shall be paid 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 under 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 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. 354/212/2001-TRU
 

(G. D. Lohani)
Under Secretary to the Government of Ind