Ministry of Commerce
Subject : Initiation of anti dumping investigations concerning
import of Hydrodesulpherisation. Zinc Oxide Desulpherisation,
Temperature Shift. Low Temperature Shift. Methanation , and Secondary Reforming
No. ADD/IW/39/95-96 - M/s United Catalysts India Ltd., (UCIL) and M/s Projects and Development India Ltd. (PDIL) have filed a petition in accordance with the Customs Tariff (Amendment) Act 1995 and Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti Dumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules 1995, before the Designated Authority alleging dumping of catalysts described in para 3 from Denmark and requested for anti dumping investigation and levy of anti-dumping duty.
Domestic Industry: The petition has been
filed by M/s United Catalysts India Ltd., 402/403, Mansarover,
3. ) Product Involved: Following are the products under consideration:-
a. Hydrodesulpherisation Catalysts(HDS): Cobalt-Molybdenum/Nickel-Molybdenum based catalyst on High Surface Alumina carrier in various forms.
b. Zinc Oxide Desulphurisation Catalyst (DS): Zinc 0xide based catalysts having specific physical and textural properties, blended with suitable binders.
c. Secondary Reforming catalyst (SR): Nickel based catalyst on alpha alumina carrier or calcium aluminate compound in the form of Rings/High Geometric Surface Rings.
d. High Temperature Shift CO Conversion Catalyst (HTS): An iron chrome and copper promoted iron chrome based catalyst.
e. Low Temperature Shift CO Conversion Catalyst (LTS): A copper zinc alumina based catalyst.
f. Methanation Catalyst (METH): A nickel. alumina based catalyst.
4) The subject catalysts are classified under harmonized system code No. 38.15.
The petitioners have provided fob list price in
On the basis of the information available, there is prima facie evidence that all
the subject catalysts are being dumped by the exporters from
7) Injury: The various parameters relating to injury such as quantum of imports in absolute terms, market share, import price from Denmark and various indicators affecting domestic industry, such as production, sales, selling prices, stocks, profit and loss, collectively and cumulatively prima facie indicate that the domestic industry has suffered material injury.
There is prima facie evidence
that imports of the subject catalysts originating from
Initiation of Anti Dumping Investigation:
The Designated Authority, therefore, initiates anti dumping investigation into the
existence, degree and effect of alleged dumping of the subject catalysts originating from
Time Limit and Address for making
submissions: The exporters in
Designated Authority and
Additional Secretary to the Govt. of
Ministry of Commerce
Room No. 134-A
New Delhi-110 011
11) Other interested parties are advised to make their submissions relevant to the investigation in the prescribed form and manner within the time limit set out above.