Anti-dumping duty on Narrow Woven Fabric

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Oct. 21, 2016

Members of the Council

Sub : Anti-dumping duty on Narrow Woven Fabric

Dear Member

Please find below the following update on the above subject.

  • Customs Notification No.108/2010-Customs dated 6.10.2010 levied anti-dumping duty on Narrow woven fabrics having pile weave, made up of man-made fibres (also known as hook and loop tape fasteners or Velcro tapes or fastening tape) falling under heading 5806 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), originating in, or exported from, the People’s Republic of China and Chinese Taipei @ USD 1.75 per pg in respect of Chinese Taipei and USD 2.87 per kg in respect of China. These duties were levied as per provisions of Section 9 A of Customs Tariff Act, 1975 and was in force for a period of 5 years, subject to review.
  • As per Customs (Anti-dumping) Notification No. 52/2015 dated 28.10.2015, the anti dumping duty was extended for one more year till 5.10.2016 and this has been extended for 5 more years vide Notification No. 50/2016 dated 6.10.2016 (copy enclosed)
  • As per sub-section 2 (A) of Customs Tariff Act, 1975, exemption from levy of anti-dumping duty is granted only for imports by Export Oriented Unit or a unit in Free Trade Zone or Special Economic Zone, which was notified by Customs Notification No.5 dated 18.1.1994.  Also, as per Customs Notification No.75/99 dated 11.6.99, imports under annual Advance Licence (which is a duty free scheme notified under Foreign Trade Policy) is also exempted from levy of anti-dumping duty.

Members may kindly note the above.

Thanks & regards,

R.Ramesh Kumar

Executive Director

Notification No.50