ADC 221

Dumping investigation ADC 221 - Wind towers exported from China and Korea

Goods covered by the application

Wind towers, whether or not tapered, and sections thereof (whether exported assembled or unassembled), and whether or not including an embed being a tower foundation section.

Wind towers are designed to support the nacelle (an enclosure for an engine) and rotor blades for use in wind turbines that have electrical power generation capacities equal to or in excess of 1.00 megawatt (MW) and with a minimum height of 50 metres measured from the base of the tower to the bottom of the nacelle (i.e. where the top of the tower and nacelle are joined) when fully assembled.


Goods specifically excluded from the scope are nacelles and rotor blades, regardless of whether they are attached to the wind tower. Also excluded are any internal or external components which are not attached to the wind towers or sections thereof.

Case information


Case type

Dumping investigation

Initiation date

28 August 2013


Haywards Steel Fabrication & Construction and Keppel Prince Engineering Pty Ltd

Tariff classification

Various, according to the actual goods imported, including:

7308.20.00, statistical code 02

7308.90.00, statistical code 49

8502.31.10, statistical code 31

8502.31.90, statistical code 32

There may be other tariff classifications that apply to the goods under investigation.

Please see ADN 2013/68 for further information.

Investigation period for dumping

1 January 2012 to 30 June 2013

Injury examination period

From 1 January 2008

Public record documents

The public record EPR 221 includes non-confidential versions of documents such as the application, submissions, questionnaire responses, Commission visit reports and letters.

Key dates




Initial submissions due

7 October 2013


Preliminary affirmative determination (PAD) earliest date

27 October 2013


Statement of essential facts (SEF) no later than

4 February 2014


Submissions to SEF due

20 days after publication of the SEF


Final recommendation to the Minister no later than

21 March 2014


Minister's decision expected within

30 days of receiving the recommendation

Decision made

Anti-Dumping Notices (ADN)



No. and link

Initiation of investigation

28 August 2013


Extension of time to issue a SEF

5 December 2013


PAD and the imposition of securities

6 December 2013


Findings in relation to a dumping investigation

16 April 2014


Key documents



No. and link

Consideration report

28 August 2013

CON 221

Preliminary Affirmative Determination

6 December 2013

PAD 221

Statement of Essential Facts

4 February 2014

SEF 221

Final report

16 April 2014

REP 221

Previous reports on this commodity


Contacts for this investigation

Case manager: Tel +61 2 6245 5434
Fax: +61 2 6275 6990

Mailing address:
The Director
Operations 1
Anti-Dumping Commission
5 Constitution Avenue

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