505 - Continuation

Hot rolled structural steel sections from Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Thailand

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


Hot rolled structural steel sections in the following shapes and sizes, whether or not containing alloys:

    • universal beams (I sections), of a height greater than 130mm and less than 650mm;

    • universal columns and universal bearing piles (H sections), of a height greater than 130mm and less than 650mm;

    • channels (U sections and C sections) of a height greater than 130mm and less than 400mm; and

    • equal and unequal angles (L sections), with a combined leg length of greater than 200mm.

Sections and/or shapes in the dimensions described above, that have minimal processing, such as cutting, drilling or painting do not exclude the goods from coverage of the investigation.


Excluded goods

The measures do not apply to the following goods:

    • hot rolled ‘T’ shaped sections, sheet pile sections and hot rolled merchant bar shaped sections, such as rounds, squares, flats, hexagons, sleepers and rails; and

    • sections manufactured from welded plate (e.g. welded beams and welded columns).


Further information on whether goods are included or excluded can be found in the initiation ADN (linked below).

Case information
OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd trading as Liberty Steel
Tariff Classification
7216.31.00 (statistical code 30)
7216.32.00 (statistical code 31)
7216.33.00 (statistical code 32)
7216.40.00 (statistical code 33)
7228.70.00 (statistical code 11,12)
Investigation Period 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018 Injury Examination Period
Contacts for this investigation Case Manager:
Tel: (03) 8539 2428
Fax: +61 3 8539 2499
E: investigations2@adcommission.gov.au
Mailing address: ​The Director - Investigations 2
Anti-Dumping Commission
GPO Box 2013
Canberra ACT 2601
Key Dates
Initiation Date 11 February 2019 Initial submissions due 20 March 2019
SEF* no later than 3 June 2019 SEF submissions due 20 days after publication of SEF
Final recommendation due no later than 16 July 2019   Minister's decision expected Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation
*SEF - Statement of Essential Facts  
Importer Questionnaire Questionnaire Spreadsheet
​Exporter Questionnaire ​Questionnaire Spreadsheet

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
Initiation of a continuation inquiry
11 February 2019
Key Documents
No. and Link

All Public Record Documents

Date Loaded
002 Notice ADN 2019/21 - Initiation of a continuation inquiry 11/02/2019
001 Application 11/02/2019
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