GACC Announcement No.37, 2014 on AD Deposit on Single-mode Optical Fiber from India

[2014-05-20 09:51:30]

In accordance with China Antidumping Regulations, China Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has decided to, from May 14, 2014, impose provisional antidumping (AD) measures on importing Single-mode Optical Fiber from India, relevant matters as follow:

1. As of May 14, 2014, China Customs shall levy, besides existing import duties and value-added tax (VAT), antidumping deposit and import VAT deposit on the Single-mode Optical Fiber (HS Code 90011000) from India by differentiating between the suppliers, as per the levy rates listed in the Annex 2 hereto and the calculation formula below:
Total Deposit = (customs duty-paid value × antidumping deposit rate) × (1 + import VAT rate)

2. The importers involved shall declare the HS Codes 9001100001 and 9001100002 for "non-dispersion-shifted single-mode optical fiber" and "other single-mode optical fibers" respectively.

3. The importers shall submit the Certificates of Origin to the Customs. As regards the origin in India, the importers shall also provide original producers’ invoices.
Where the Certificates of Origin are not available and the origin cannot be determined in other ways, the customs shall levy the antidumping deposit at the highest rate listed in the Annex 2 hereto;
Where the origin is confirmed India, but original producers’ invoices are not available and the original producers cannot be determined by other documents, the customs shall levy the antidumping deposit at the highest rate in the Annex 2 hereto.
4. As regards bonded imports through processing trade, the antidumping deposit shall be subjected to China Customs Administrative Measures on Processing-Trade Leftover Materials, Defective Goods, By-Products and Damaged Bonded Goods and to GACC Announcement No. 9 of 2001.
5. The customs disposal of the deposits shall be subjected to relevant definitive ruling by the MOFCOM

Annex 1 MOFCOM Announcement No. 33 of 2014 (omitted);
Annex 2 List of Antidumping Deposit Rates on the Single-mode Optical Fiber (omitted)

The General Administration of Customs of China (GACC)

May 12, 2014
Source: ETCN