MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
Having regard to the Customs Tariff Act 1975 as amended from time to time (hereinafter referred as the Act) and the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Antidumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995 thereof, as amended from time to time (hereinafter referred as the Anti-Dumping Rules or AD Rules);
OI CASE No: 17/2019
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
(Department of Commerce)
(DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF TRADE REMEDIES)
New Delhi, the 28th December, 2020
(OI CASE No: 17/2019)
Subject: Anti-dumping investigations on the imports of ―Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET Resin)‖ originating in or exported from China PR.
F. No. 6/24/2019-DGTR.—Having regard to the Customs Tariff Act 1975 as amended from time to time (hereinafter referred as the Act) and the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Antidumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995 thereof, as amended from time to time (hereinafter referred as the Anti-Dumping Rules or AD Rules);
A. BACKGROUND OF THE CASE
1. Whereas, M/s IVL Dhunseri Petrochem Industries Private Limited and M/s Reliance Industries Limited (hereinafter referred to as the applicants or petitioning domestic industry) have filed an application before the Authority in accordance with the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 and the Anti-Dumping Rules for initiation of anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of the Polyethylene Terephthalate (hereinafter also referred to as the product under consideration or the subject goods) from China PR (hereinafter also referred to as the subject country).
2. And whereas, in view of the duly substantiated application filed by the applicants, the Authority in accordance with Section 9 of the Act read with Rule 5 of the Anti-Dumping Rules, initiated the anti-dumping investigation vide File No. 6/24/2019-DGTR dated1st October, 2019, published in the Gazette of India, to determine the existence, degree and effect of any alleged dumping of the subject goods and to recommend the amount of anti-dumping duty, which if levied, would be adequate to remove the alleged injury to the domestic industry.
3. The following procedure has been followed with regard to this investigation:
a. The Authority notified the Embassy of subject country in India about the receipt of the present antidumping application before proceeding to initiate the investigation in accordance with Sub-Rule (5) of Rule 5 supra.
b. The Authority issued a public notice dated 1st October, 2019 published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary, initiating anti-dumping investigation concerning import of subject goods from subject country.
c. The Authority sent a copy of the initiation notification dated 1st October, 2019, to the embassy of the subject country in India, the known producers and exporters from the subject country, known importers and other interested parties, as per the available information. The interested parties were requested to provide relevant information in the form and manner prescribed and make their submissions known in writing within the prescribed time-limit.
d. The Authority also provided a copy of the non-confidential version of the application to the known producers/exporters and to the Embassy of the subject country in India in accordance with Rule 6(3) of the Anti-Dumping Rules.
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