474 - Accelerated Review

Resealable Can End Closures exported from Malaysia

The goods the subject of the application (the goods) are:

Resealable can end closures (TRFs) comprising:

  • a tinplate outer ring with or without compound;

  • an aluminium foil membrane for attachment to the outer ring; and

  • a plug or tagger, which fits into the outer ring.

The applicant provided further details as follows:

TRFs are commonly manufactured by the TRF industry in the following nominal sizes (diameters):

  • 73 mm;  99 mm;  127 mm; and  153/4 mm.

The goods may be coated or uncoated and/or embossed or not embossed.

The goods are referred to locally as TRF ends (Tagger, Ring and Foil ends, or TRFs) and can also be known as RLTs (Ring, Lid, Tagger), RLFs (Ring, Lid, Foil) or Penny Lever Ends.


Exclusions: Goods specifically excluded from the description of the goods are TRFs of nominal size:

  • 52 mm;  65 mm;  189 mm; and  198 mm.

Further information on the goods can be found in ADN 2018/68 (below).

Case information
Federal Metal Printing Factory Sdn Bhd
Tariff Classification
8309.90.00 (statistical code 10)
Investigation Period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018 Injury Examination Period
Contacts for this investigation Case Manager:
Tel:  +61 3 8539 2437
Fax: +61 3 8539 2499
E: investigations3@adcommission.gov.au
Mailing address:
The Director - Investigations 3
Anti-Dumping Commission
GPO Box 2013
Canberra ACT 2601​
Key Dates
Initiation Date 6 April 2018 Initial submissions due 28 May 2018
Final recommendation due no later than 16 July 2018 Parliamentary Secretary's decision expected Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation
​*Lodgement of exporter questionnaire's are due by 17 May 2018

Public Record

The public record includes non-confidential versions of documents such as the application, submissions, questionnaire responses, Commission visit reports and letters.
Anti-Dumping Notices (ADNs)
No. and Link
2018/116​ ​Findings in relation to an accelerated review ​16 August 2018
Initiation of an accelerated review
23 April 2018
Key Documents
No. and Link

All Public Record Documents

Date Loaded
007​ ​Notice ADN 2018/116 - Findings in Relation to an Accelerated Review ​16/08/2018
006 ​Report Final Report - REP 474 ​16/08/2018
005 ​Submission​ Importer - Visy Packaging Pty Ltd - Response to Marpac Pty Ltd ​07/06/2018​
004 ​Submisison Australian Industry - Marpac Pty Ltd ​29/05/2018
003 Questionnaire

Exporter - Federal Metal Printing Factory Sdn Bhd

002 Notice ADN 2018/68 - Initiation of an accelerated review 23/04/2018
​001 Application​ Fede​ral Metal Printing Factory Sdn Bhd  ​23/04/2018
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