MINISTRY OF COMMERCE
(Anti Dumping Division)
New Delhi, the 12th May, 1998
Subject: Initiation of review of anti-dumping duty imposed on 3, 4, 5 TMBA originating in or exported from China PR.
38/1/97-ADD. -The Designated Authority (hereinafter referred to as Authority) having regard to the Customs Tariff (Second Amendment) Act, 1982 and the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Duty or Additional Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1985 thereof recommended imposition of definitive Anti Dumping Duty on imports of 3, 4, 5 Trimethoxy Benzaldehyde (referred to as TMBA hereinafter) originating in or exported from People’s Republic if China (referred to as China PR hereinafter).
1. Product under consideration: The product under consideration is 3, 4, 5 Trimethoxy Benzaldehyde 3, 4, 5 TMBA is classified under Customs sub-heading 291249 if Schedule I of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975. The classification is, however, indicative only and is not binding on the scope of the present review.
2. Initiation of Anti-Dumping Investigation: The Customs Tariff (Amendment) Act, 1995 and the rules made thereunder require the Authority to review, from time to time, the need for the continued imposition of Anti Dumping Duty recommended. The Designated Authority, therefore, considers that the Anti Dumping Duty Imposed by the Central Government in pursuant to the recommendations made by the Authority vide notification No. 141 dated 24th July, 1995 need be reviewed at this stage.
3. Having decided to review the final findings notified vide notification No. 141 dated 24th July, 1995 the Authority hereby initiates investigations to review the need for the continued imposition of the anti dumping duty imposed on imports of 3,4,5 TMBA originating in or exported from China PR in accordance with the Customs Tariff (Amendment) Act, 1995 and the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-Dumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995.
4. The review covers all aspects of notification No. 141 dated 24th July, 1995.
5. Period of Investigation: The period of investigation for the purpose of the present review is 1st April, 1997 to 31st March, 1998.
6. M/s. Alpha Drug India Ltd. was considered as the domestic industry in the above-referred notification. The Authority proposes to consider the same company as the domestic industry in accordance with the Rules supra.
7. Submission of Information: The exporters and importers known to be concerned and the domestic industry are being informed separately to enable them to file all information relevant in the form of manner prescribed. Any other party interested to participate in the present investigation may write to:
The Designated Authority
(Anti Dumping Division)
Government of India
Ministry of Commerce,
Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi-110011
8. Time Limit: All information relating to this review should be send in writing so as the reach the Authority at the above address not later than forty days from the date of publication of this notification. If no information is received with the prescribed time limit or the information received is incomplete, the Authority may record their findings on the basis of the facts available on record in accordance with the Rules supra.
9. Inspection of Public File: In terms of Rule 6(7), any interested party may inspect the public file containing non-confidential version of the evidence submitted by other interested parties.
10. In case where an interested party refuses access to, or otherwise does not provide necessary information within a reasonable period, or significantly impedes the investigation, the Authority may record its findings on the basis of the facts available to it and make such recommendations to the Central Government as deemed fit.
RATHI VINAY JHA, Designated Authority.