Seeks to amend Notification No. 18/2019-Customs reducing Road and Infratructure Cess (RIC) on Petrol and Diesel.

[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUBSECTION (i)]

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)
Notification No. 69/2021-Customs (ADD)

New Delhi, the 13th December, 2021

 

G.S.R. —(E). – Whereas, in the matter of ‘Axle for Trailers’ falling under the tariff item 8716 90 10
(hereinafter referred to as subject goods) 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 the People’s Republic of
China (hereinafter referred to as the subject country), the designated authority, vide its final findings in
notification No. 14/17/2015-DGAD, dated the 30th September, 2016, published in the Gazette of India,
Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 30th September, 2016, had recommended imposition of the antidumping duty on Axle for Trailers, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.
And whereas, on the basis of the aforesaid findings of the designated authority, the Central
Government had imposed anti-dumping duty on imports of ‘Axle for Trailers’, originating in or exported from
the People’s Republic of China, vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance
(Department of Revenue), No.54/2016-Customs (ADD), dated the 29th November, 2016, published vide G.S.R.
1101(E) in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-Section (i), dated the 29th November,
2016.
And whereas, the designated authority, vide notification No.04/11/2020-DGTR, dated the 15th
September, 2020, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1 dated the 15th September,
2020, in the matter of circumvention of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of ‘Axle for Trailers’
originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, had initiated an investigation to determine the
need for extending the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of ‘Axle for Trailers’, originating in or exported
from the People’s Republic of China, vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance
(Department of Revenue), No. 54/2016-Customs (ADD), dated the 29th November, 2016, published vide G.S.R.
1101(E) in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-Section (i), dated the 29th November,
2016, to the imports of ‘Axle for Trailers in Completely Knock Down (CKD) and Semi Knock Down condition
(SKD)’ falling under the tariff headings 8716 90 10 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, originating
in, or exported from the subject country into India.
And whereas, the designated authority in its final findings, published vide notification No.04/11/2020-
DGTR, dated the 14th September, 2021, in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, has come to the
conclusion that

i. there has been a change in pattern of trade in case of subject goods from the subject country;

ii. the value addition in converting the Axle for Trailers in CKD/SKD condition into subject goods is
significantly less than that the prescribed threshold in the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment
and Collection of Anti-dumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules,
1995 (hereinafter referred to as the Anti-dumping Rules);

iii. imports of Axle for Trailers in CKD / SKD condition from the subject country are entering at dumped
prices.

iv. the import of Axle for Trailers in CKD/SKD condition from the subject country has undermined the
remedial effect of existing anti-dumping measure on the imports of Axle for Trailers originating in or
exported from the People’s Republic of China;

and has recommended imposition of the existing anti-dumping duty imposed on the imports of ‘Axle for
Trailers’, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, vide notification of the Government of
India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 54/2016-Customs (ADD), dated the 29th
November, 2016, published vide G.S.R. 1101(E) in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-
Section (i), dated the 29th November, 2016, on the Axle for Trailers in Completely Knock Down/Semi Knock
Down condition, originating in or exported from the subject country.

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1), (1A) and (5) of section 9A of
the Customs Tariff Act, read with rule 27 of the Anti-dumping Rules, the Central Government, after considering
the aforesaid final 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 tariff heading of the First Schedule to the
Customs Tariff Act, specified in the corresponding entry in column (2), originating in the country specified in
the corresponding entry in column (4), exported from the country specified in the corresponding entry in column
(5), produced by the producers specified in the corresponding entry in column (6), exported by the exporters
specified in the corresponding entry in column (7) and imported into India, an anti-dumping duty at the rate
equal to the amount specified in the corresponding entry in column (8), in the currency specified in the
corresponding entry in column (10) and as per unit of measurement specified in the corresponding entry in
column (9) of the said Table, namely:-

S.
No
Tariff
Item
Description of
Goods
Country
of Origin
Country
of
Export
ProducerExporterAmountUnitCurrency
(1) (2)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7)(8)(9)(10)
18716
90 10
Axle for Trailers
in CKD / SKD
form i.e., in an
unassembled,
unfinished or
incomplete form
People’s
Republic
of China
People’s
Republic
of China
Guangdong
FUWA
Engineering
Manufacturing
Co., Ltd.
Guangdong
FUWA
Engineering
Manufacturing
Co., Ltd.
0.16 KgUnited
States
Dollar
28716
90 10
Axle for Trailers
in CKD / SKD
form i.e., in an
unassembled,
unfinished or
incomplete form
People’s
Republic
of China
People’s
Republic
of China
Guangdong
FUWA
Engineering
Manufacturing
Co., Ltd.
Guangdong
FUWA
Engineering
Manufacturing
Co., Ltd.
0.16 KgUnited
States
Dollar
38716
90 10
Axle for Trailers
in CKD / SKD
form i.e., in an
unassembled,
unfinished or
incomplete form
People’s
Republic
of China
People’s
Republic
of China
Shandong
Jinsheng Axle
Manufacturing
Co., Ltd.
Shandong
Jinsheng Axle
Manufacturing
Co., Ltd.
0.14KgUnited
States
Dollar
48716
90 10
Axle for Trailers
in CKD / SKD
form i.e., in an
unassembled,
unfinished or
incomplete form
People’s
Republic
of China
People’s
Republic
of China
Any combination other than Sl.
No. 1 to 3 above

Any combination other than Sl.
No. 1 to 3 above
0.46KgUnited
States
Dollar
58716
90 10
Axle for Trailers
in CKD / SKD
form i.e., in an
unassembled,
unfinished or
incomplete form
People’s
Republic
of China
Any
country
other than
People’s
Republic
of China
AnyAny0.46KgUnited
States
Dollar
68716
90 10
Axle for Trailers
in CKD / SKD
form i.e., in an
unassembled,
unfinished or
incomplete form
People’s
Republic
of China
Any
country
other than
People’s
Republic
of China
AnyAny0.46KgUnited
States
Dollar

2. The anti-dumping duty imposed under this notification shall be effective from the date of publication of
this notification in the Official Gazette and will be co-terminus with the anti-dumping duty on Axle for Trailers
as levied vide aforesaid notification No. 54/2016-Customs (ADD), dated the 29th November, 2016, published
vide number G.S.R. 1101(E), dated the 29th November, 2016 (unless revoked, superseded or amended earlier),
and the anti-dumping duty shall be paid 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. CBIC-190354/258/2021-TRU Section-CBEC]
(Jainendra Singh Kandhari)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

 

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