ITR 193

​Countervailing investigations ITR 193a and 193b - Zinc coated (galvanised) steel and Aluminium zinc coated steel exported from China

Goods covered by the applications

Two separate applications were received for zinc coated (galvanised) steel and aluminium zinc coated steel. Due to the close nature of these products and common interested parties, case information is presented on one page.

Note: Galvanised steel and aluminium zinc coated steel exported from China are currently subject to dumping investigations. Please see ITR 190 for case information and EPR 190 for the public record.

ITR 193a - Zinc coated (galvanised) steel

Flat rolled products of iron and non-alloy steel of a width less than 600mm and equal to or greater than 600mm, plated or coated with zinc. This covers flat rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel of any width.

Zinc coated steel is commonly referred to as galvanised steel.

ITR 193b - Aluminium zinc coated steel

Flat rolled products of iron and non-alloy steel of a width equal to or greater than 600mm, plated or coated with aluminium-zinc alloys, not painted whether or not including resin coating.

Case information


Case type

Countervailing investigations

Initiation date

26 November 2012


BlueScope Steel Limited

Tariff classification

Galvanised steel

7210.49.00 (statistical codes 55, 56, 57 and 58)

7212.30.00 (statistical code 61)

Aluminium zinc coated steel

7210.61.00 (statistical codes 60, 61 and 62)

Investigation period for countervailing

1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012

Injury examination period

From 1 July 2007

Public record documents

Public record EPR 193 covers both investigations and includes non-confidential versions of documents such as applications, submissions, questionnaire responses, ITRB visit reports and letters.

Key dates - original investigation




Initial submissions due

7 January 2013


Preliminary affirmative determination (PAD)

15 May 2013


Statement of essential facts (SEF)

15 May 2013


Submissions to SEF due

4 June 2013


Final recommendation to the Minister no later than

1 July 2013

Recommendation made

Minister's decision

Expected within 30 days of receiving the recommendation


Key dates - resumed investigation

The resumed investigation relates to Angang Steel Company Limited only. The investigation will be resumed following the publication of a statement of essential facts.




Initial submissions due

4 November 2013


Statement of essential facts (SEF)

10 December 2013

Intended publication date

Submissions to SEF due

20 days after publication of SEF

27 October 2014

Final recommendation to the Parliamentary Secretary no later than

Not Applicable

Case Terminated by Commissioner of Anti-Dumping Commission

Australian Customs Dumping Notices (ACDN)



No. and link

Initiation of investigations

26 November 2012


Correction to tariff classification

7 December 2012


Goods subject to investigation

21 December 2012


Extension of time granted to issue SEF

18 March 2013


Preliminary Affirmative Determination (PAD)

15 May 2013


Change of decision maker

30 May 2013


Termination of part of Investigations

17 June 2013


Investigation finding

5 August 2013


Delay in publication of SEF

10 December 2013


Variation of decision to impose measures on China

20 February 2014


Key documents



No. and link

​Termination Report 193A ​1 June 2015 TER 193A

Statement of essential facts (SEF)

7 October 2014

SEF 193A

Initiation report

26 November 2012

CON 193

Statement of essential facts (includes PAD)

15 May 2013

SEF 193

Termination report

17 June 2013

TER 193(i)

Report to Minister

28 June 2013

REP 193

Exemption notice

25 July 2013

Exemption Notice No. 2

ADRP report

11 September 2013

ARDP report

Exporter questionnaires

Exporter questionnaires will cover both investigations. If your company or client is a producer, supplier, exporter or importer of both galvanised steel and aluminium zinc coated steel, please contact Customs and Border Protection on the details below before completing any questionnaires.

Exporter questionnaire responses are due by 4 January 2013.

Exporter questionnaire

Exporter spreadsheets

Previous reports on these commodities


Contacts for these investigations

Case manager: Tel (02) 62761462
Fax: (03) 8539 2499

Mailing address:

The Director
Operations 2
Anti-Dumping Commission
GPO Box 9839

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