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Seeks to impose provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of Toluene Di-isocyanate (TDI) having isomer content in the ratio of 80:20, originating in or exported from European Union


 Notice Date : 02 December 2020

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 43/2020-CUSTOMS (ADD)

New Delhi, the 2nd December, 2020

G.S.R. …(E). – Whereas, in the matter of ‘Toluene Di-Isocyanate (TDI) having isomer content in the ratio of 80:20’ (hereinafter referred to as the subject goods), falling under tariff item 2929 10 20 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) (hereinafter referred to as the Customs Tariff Act), originating in or exported from European Union, Saudi Arabia, Chinese Taipei and United Arab Emirates (hereinafter referred to as the subject countries) and imported into India, the designated authority vide its preliminary findings No. 6/43/2019-DGTR, dated the 4th September, 2020, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 4th September, 2020, has provisionally concluded that-

(i) the product under consideration that has been exported to India from the subject countries are at dumped prices;

(ii) there is substantial increase in imports of subject goods from the subject countries in absolute terms as well as in relation to its production and consumption in India, during the period of investigation as compared to the previous year;

(iii) the domestic industry has suffered material injury;

(iv) material injury has been caused by the dumped imports of the subject goods from the subject countries, and has recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the subject goods, originating in, or exported from the subject countries and imported into India, in order to remove injury to the domestic industry.

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 9A of the 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 findings of the designated authority, hereby imposes on the subject goods, the description of which is specified in column (3) of the Table below, falling under the tariff item of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act as specified in the corresponding entry in column (2), originating in the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (4), exported from the countries as specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), produced by the producers as specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), and imported into India, a provisional anti-dumping duty at the rate equal to the amount as specified in the corresponding entry in column (7), in the currency as specified in the corresponding entry in column (9) and as per unit of measurement as specified in the corresponding entry in column (8) of the said Table, namely:-

Table

S.No. Tariff item Descr-iption of goods Country of origin Country of exports Producer Duty am-ount Unit Curr-ency
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9)
1. 29291020 Toluene Di-
Isocy-anate
(TDI) having
isomer
content in the
ratio of 80:20
EU Any
Country
includingEU
Covestro
Deut-schland
AG
221.04 Metric Tonne US$
2. 29291020 Toluene Di-
Isocy-anate
(TDI) having
isomer
content in the
ratio of 80:20
EU Any
Country
includingEU
Borsod Chem Zrt 102.05 Metric Tonne US$
3. 29291020 Toluene Di-
Isocy-anate
(TDI) having
isomer
content in the
ratio of 80:20
EU Any
Country
including EU
Any other producer other than serial number 1 and 2 above 265.03 Metric Tonne US$
4. 29291020 Toluene Di-
Isoc-yanate
(TDI) having
isomer
content in the
ratio of 80:20
Any

Country other than Cou-ntries attra-cting ADD

EU Any 265.03 Metric Tonne US$
5. 29291020 Toluene Di-
Isocy-anate
(TDI) having
isomer
content in the ratio of 80:20
Saudi
Arabia
Any Country including Saudi Arabia Sadara
Chemical
Company
275.01 Metric Tonne US$
6. 29291020 Toluene Di-
Isocy-anate
(TDI) having isomer
content in the
ratio of 80:20
Saudi Arabia Any
Country
including Saudi
Arabia
Any other
producer
other than serial
number 5
above
361.76 Metric Tonne US$
7. 29291020 Toluene Di-
Isocy-anate
(TDI) having
isomer
content in the
ratio of 80:20
Any Country other than cou-ntries attr-acting ADD Saudi
Arabia
Any 361.76 Metric Tonne US$
8. 29291020 Toluene Di-
Isocy-anate
(TDI) having
isomer
content in the ratio of 80:20
Chinese Taipei Any Country including Chinese Taipei Any 323.25 Metric Tonne US$
9. 29291020 Toluene Di-
Isocy-anate
(TDI) having
isomer
content in the
ratio of 80:20
Any

Country other than cou-ntries attra-cting ADD

Chinese Taipei Any 323.25 Metric Tonne US$
10. 29291020 Toluene Di-
Isocy-anate
(TDI) having
isomer
content in the
ratio of 80:20
UAE Any
Country
includingUAE
Any 405.97 Metric Tonne US$
11. 29291020 Toluene Di-
Isocy-anate
(TDI) having
isomer
content in the
ratio of 80:20
Any Country other than coun-tries attra-cting ADD UAE Any 405.97 Metric Tonne US$

2. The provisional anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective for a period of six months (unless revoked, amended or superseded earlier) from the date of publication of this notification in the Official Gazette 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. 354/150/2020 –TRU]

(Gaurav Singh)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

 










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