Notification No.98/2008-Customs

New Delhi, the 27th August, 2008

G.S.R. (E). – Whereas in the matter of imports of Ceftriaxone Sodium Sterile (also known as Ceftriaxone Disodium Hemiheptahydrate-Sterile) [hereinafter referred to as the subject goods], falling under tariff item 2941 90 90 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as the subject country) and imported into India, the designated authority in its preliminary findings vide notification No.14/18/2006-DGAD dated 7th November, 2007 published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 7th November, 2007, had come to the conclusion that –

(a) the subject goods had entered the Indian market from the subject country at prices less than their normal values in the domestic market of the exporting country;

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

(c) the domestic industry had suffered material injury and the injury had been caused to the domestic industry, both by volume and price effect of dumped imports of the subject goods originating in or exported from the subject country; and

had recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on the imports of 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 of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 117/2007-Customs, dated the 30th November, 2007, published in the Gazette of India vide number G.S.R. 747(E), dated the 30th November, 2007;

And whereas, the designated authority in its final findings vide notification No. 14/18/2006 -DGAD, dated the 2nd July, 2008, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 3rd July, 2008, has come to the conclusion that-

(a) the subject goods have entered the Indian market from the subject country at prices less than their normal values in the domestic market of the exporting country;

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

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

and has recommended the imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on  imports of the subject goods  originating in or exported from the subject country;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (5) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), read with 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 tariff items 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 (4) of the said Table, originating in the countries specified in the corresponding entry in column (5), and exported from the countries specified in the corresponding entry in column (6) and produced by the producers specified in the corresponding entry in column (7) and exported by the exporters specified in the corresponding entry in column (8), and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate equal to the amount indicated 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

Sl. No

Tariff item

Description of goods

Specifi-cation

Country of origin

Country of Export

Producer

Exporter

Amount

Unit of measure-ment

Curre-ncy

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

1

2941 90 90

Ceftriaxone Sodium Sterile

Any

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Fujian Fukanga

Fujian Fukanga

56.77

Kilogram

US$

2

2941 90 90

Ceftriaxone Sodium Sterile

Any

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Suzhou Dawnrays

Suzhou Dawnrays

55.61

Kilogram

US$

3

2941 90 90

Ceftriaxone Sodium Sterile

Any

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Hebei Zhungrun

Hebei Zhungrun

55.76

Kilogram

US$

4

2941 90 90

Ceftriaxone Sodium Sterile

Any

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Zhuhai United

Zhuhai United

57.98

Kilogram

US$

5

2941 90 90

Ceftriaxone Sodium Sterile

Any

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Livzon Synthpharm

Lizhu Trading

55.64

Kilogram

US$

6

2941 90 90

Ceftriaxone Sodium Sterile

Any

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Any combination other than the above

77.35

Kilogram

US$

7

2941 90 90

Ceftriaxone Sodium Sterile

Any

People’s Republic of China

Any other than People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

77.35

Kilogram

US$

8

2941 90 90

Ceftriaxone Sodium Sterile

Any

Any other than People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Any

Any

77.35

Kilogram

US$

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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, that is, the 30th November, 2007, 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.354/166/2007 –TRU]

(G. G.   Pai)
Under secretary to the Government of India

(Source: Allindiantaxes)

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