ADC 291

Hollow Structural Sections Exported from China, Korea and Malaysia

Goods Covered by the Application

Certain electric resistance welded pipe and tube made of carbon steel, comprising circular and non-circular hollow sections in galvanised and non-galvanised finishes. The goods are normally referred to as either CHS (circular hollow sections) or RHS (rectangular or square hollow sections). The goods are collectively referred to as HSS (hollow structural sections). Finish types for the goods include pre-galvanised, hot-dipped galvanised (HDG), and non- galvanised.

Sizes of the goods are, for circular products, those exceeding 21mm up to and including 165.1mm in outside diameter and, for oval, square and rectangular products those with a perimeter up to and including 1277.3mm.

Categories of HSS excluded from the goods are conveyor tube; precision RHS with a nominal thickness of less than 1.6mm and air heater tubes to Australian Standard (AS) 2556.

Circumvention Goods

Certain electric resistance welded pipe and tube made of alloy steel, comprising circular and non-circular hollow sections in galvanised and non-galvanised finishes. The goods are normally referred to as either CHS (circular hollow sections) or RHS (rectangular or square hollow sections). The goods are collectively referred to as HSS (hollow structural sections). Finish types for the goods include pre-galvanised, hot-dipped galvanised (HDG), and non- galvanised.

Sizes of the goods are, for circular products, those exceeding 21mm up to and including 165.1mm in outside diameter and, for oval, square and rectangular products those with a perimeter up to and including 1277.3mm.

Categories of HSS excluded from the goods are conveyor tube; precision RHS with a nominal thickness of less than 1.6mm and air heater tubes to Australian Standard (AS) 2556.

Case information
 
Case type
Anti-Circumvention Inquiry
Initiation date
11/05/2015
Applicant
Austube Mills Pty Ltd (ATM) 
Tariff classification of the
goods
subject to measures
7306.30.00 (statistical codes 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36 and 37)
7306.61.00 (statistical codes 21, 22 and 25) and
7306.69.00 (statistical code 10)
Tariff classification of the circumvention goods
7306.50.00 – statistical code 45
7306.61.00 – statistical code 90
​Inquiry Period
 
​1 July 2010 to 31 March 2015
 
 

Public Record Documents

The public record EPR 291 includes non-confidential versions of the documents such as the application, submissions, questionnaire responses, Commission visit reports and letters.

Key Dates

Event
Date
Status
Initial submissions due
22 June 2015
 Open
Statement of Essential Facts due
5 November 2015
 Published
Final recommendation to the Parliamentary Secretary no later than
28 February 2016
 Made
Parliamentary Secretary's decision expected
Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation
                                                                
 
 
 

Australian Dumping Notices (ADN)

Subject
Date
No. and link
​Findings in relation to an anti-cirumvention inquiry ​18 March 2016 2016/24
​Extension of time granted to issue Final Report ​14 Dec 2015 2015/147
​Extension of time to publish the Statement of Essential Facts ​24 August 2015 2015/104​
​Initiation of Anti-Circumvention Inquiry
​11 May2015
​2015/58

 Key Documents

Type
Date
No. and link
​Final Report ​18 March 2016 REP 291
​Statement of Essential Facts ​5 November 2015 ​SEF 291
Consideration Report
11 May 2015
 

Current Measures (Including Provisional Measures)

Please refer to the Dumping Commodities Register on the current measures page.
 

Contacts for this investigation

 
Case Manager: +61 2 6276 1437
Fax: +61 3 8539 2499
 
Mailing address:
 
The Director
Operations 2
Anti-Dumping Commission
GPO Box 1632
Melbourne VIC 3001

 

 

 

 

 

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