[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. 82/2009-Customs

New Delhi, 30th July, 2009

            G.S.R.    (E). - Whereas in the matter of imports of Polypropylene [hereinafter referred to as the subject goods], falling under heading 3902  of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Singapore (hereinafter referred as the subject countries) and imported into India, the designated authority in its preliminary findings vide notification No.14/5/2009-DGAD, dated the 15th June, 2009, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 15th June, 2009, has come to the conclusion that –

 

(a)   the subject goods have been exported to India from the subject countries at prices less than their normal values in the domestic market of the exporting countries;

 

(b)   the dumping margins of the subject goods imported from the subject countries are   substantial and above de minimis; and

 

(c)   the domestic industry has suffered material injury and the injury has been caused to the domestic industry mainly by price effect of dumped imports of the subject goods originating in or exported from the subject countries;

 

and has 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 said Customs Tariff Act, 1975 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 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 heading of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act as specified in the corresponding entry in column (2),originating in the country specified in the corresponding entry in column (4), and exported from the country specified in the corresponding entry in column (5) and produced by the producer specified in the corresponding entry in column (6) and exported by the exporter 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 (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.

 

 

      Table

Sl. No

Heading

 

Description of goods

Country of Origin

Country of Exports

Producer

Exporter

Amount

Unit of measurement

Currency

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

1

3902

‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene)’

Oman

Oman

M/s Oman Polypropylene LLC

M/s Oman Polypropylene LLC

Nil

 

Metric tonne

US dollar

2

3902

‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene)’

Oman

Oman

Any combination other than as specified at Sr. No.1

977.67

Metric tonne

US dollar

3

3902

‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene)’

Oman

Any other than Oman

Any

Any

977.67

Metric tonne

US dollar

4

3902

‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene)’

Any country other than countries attracting Anti-dumping duty

Oman

Any

Any

977.67

Metric tonne

US dollar

5

3902

‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene)’

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

Advanced Polypropylene Co.

Advanced Polypropylene Co.

440.48

Metric tonne

US dollar

6

3902

‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene)’

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Polyolefins Company

National Petrochemical Industrialization Marketing company/ Basell Polyolefins company

Nil

Metric tonne

US dollar

7.

3902

‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene)’

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

Any combination other than as specified at Sr. No.5 and 6

820.55

Metric tonne

US dollar

8.

3902

‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene)’

Saudi Arabia

Any other than Saudi Arabia

Any

Any

820.55

Metric tonne

US dollar

9.

3902

‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene)’

Any country other than countries attracting Anti-dumping duty

Saudi Arabia

Any

Any

820.55

Metric tonne

US dollar

10.

3902

‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene)’

Singapore

Singapore

The Polyolefin Company (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Sumitomo Corporation Asia Pte. Ltd.

81.20

Metric tonne

US dollar

11.

3902

‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene)’

Singapore

Singapore

The Polyolefin Company (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Toyota Tsusho (Singapore) Pte.

119.32

Metric tonne

US dollar

12.

3902

‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene)’

Singapore

Singapore

The Polyolefin Company (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Marubeni Chemical Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.

Nil

Metric tonne

US dollar

13.

3902

‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene)’

Singapore

Singapore

The Polyolefin Company (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Itochu Plastics Pte. Ltd.

472.29

Metric tonne

US dollar

14.

3902

‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene)’

Singapore

Singapore

Exxon Mobil Chemical Asia Pacific

Exxon Mobil Chemical Asia Pacific

44.43

Metric tonne

US dollar

15.

3902

‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene)’

Singapore

Singapore

Exxon Mobil Chemical Asia Pacific, Singapore

Mitsubishi Chemical Thailand (Co.) Ltd.

Nil

Metric tonne

US dollar

16.

3902

‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene)’

Singapore

Singapore

Any combination other than as specified at Sr. nos.10-15.

1033.65

Metric tonne

 US dollar

17.

3902

‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene)’

Singapore

Any other than Singapore

Any

Any

1033.65

Metric tonne

US dollar

18.

3902

‘Polypropylene (i.e., homo-polymers of propylene and copolymers of propylene and ethylene)’

Any country other than countries attracting Anti-dumping duty

Singapore

Any

Any

1033.65

Metric tonne

US dollar

 

 

3.         The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective upto and inclusive of the 29th day of January, 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.354/140/2009 –TRU]

(Limatula Yaden)

Deputy Secretary to the Government of India.