Safeguard duty of 25 % imposed on import of Phthalic anhydride

Notification No. 9/ 2009-Customs

 

New Delhi, the 29th January, 2009

 

G.S.R. (E).- Whereas, in the matter of import of Phthalic anhydride, falling under tariff item 2917 35 00  of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) (hereinafter referred to as the said Act), the Director General (Safeguard), in preliminary findings vide number G.S.R.3 (E), dated the 1st January, 2009, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), dated the 1st January, 2009, had come to the conclusion that increased imports of Phthalic anhydride into India had caused and threatened to cause further serious injury to the domestic producers of Phthalic anhydride and it necessitates to impose provisional safeguard duty on imports of  Phthalic anhydride into India;

 

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 8B of the said Act, read with rules 10 and 14 of the Customs Tariff (Identification and Assessment of Safeguard Duty) Rules, 1997, the Central Government after considering the said findings of the Director General (Safeguards), hereby imposes on Phthalic anhydride, falling under tariff item 2917 35 00   of the First Schedule to the said Act, when imported into India, a safeguard duty at the rate of 25 % ad valorem.

 

2. Nothing contained in this notification shall apply to imports of Phthalic anhydride from countries notified as developing countries under clause (a) of sub-section (6) of section 8B of the said Act, other than Pakistan, Indonesia and Thailand

.

 

3. The safeguard duty imposed under this notification shall be effective upto and inclusive of the 16th August, 2009

(unless revoked, superseded or amended earlier).

 

[F.No.354/10/2009-TRU]

 

(Limatula Yaden)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of
India

 

(Source: Allindiantaxes)

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1 Comment

  1. kalyan said,

    February 26, 2009 at 11:08 am

    dear sir,

    can you pls inform us that the safeguard duty(25%) is applicable on what..
    on basic duty,invoice value etc.

    pls iform us at earliest


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