ADC 350

Dumping Investigation ADC 350 - Resealable can end closures from India, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore

Goods Covered by the Investigation


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.


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

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

There are typical specifications of the goods, however there may be some variation in the specifications which does not affect the end use of the TRF.

Case information
Case type
Dumping Investigation
Initiation date
18 May 2016
Marpac Pty Ltd
Tariff Classification
8309.90.00 (Statistical Code 10)
Investigation Period to Determine Dumping
1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016
Injury Examination Period
From 1 April 2012

Public Record Documents

The public record EPR 350 includes non-confidential versions of documents such as the application, submissions, questionnaire responses, Commission visit reports and letters.

Key Dates

Initial submissions due
 24 June 2016
Preliminary Affirmative determination (PAD) earliest date
 17 July 2016
Made on 5 October 2016
Statement of Essential Facts (SEF) no later than
5 October 2016
Submissions to SEF due
20 days after publication of SEF
Final recommendation to the Parliamentary Secretary no later than
17 February 2017
Parliamentary Secretary's decision expected
Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation

Anti-Dumping Notices (ADNs)

No. and link
​Findings in Relation to a Dumping Investigation ​24 March 2017 2017/20
​Termination of Investigation 350 ​17 February 2017 2017/16
​Extension of time granted to issue Final Report ​20 January 2017 2017/06
​Extension of time granted to issue Final Report ​21 November 2016 2016/124
​Extension of time granted to issue Statement of Essential Facts ​5 September 2016 2016/88​
Initiation of Investigation
18 May 2016

Key Documents

No. and link
​Final Report 350 ​24 March 2017 REP 350
​Termination Report 350 ​17 February 2017 TER 350
​Addendum to Statement of Essential Facts 18 October 2016​ SEF Addendum
​Statement of Essential Facts and Preliminary Affirmative Determination ​5 October 2016 SEF and PAD 350
​Day 60 Status Report ​18 July 2016 D60REP 350​
Consideration Report
18 May 2016


Exporter Questionnaire

Exporter Questionnaire Spreadsheets 

Contacts for this Investigation

Case manager: Tel (03) 8539 2471
Fax: +61 3 8539 2499
Mailing address:
The Director
Operations 2
Anti-Dumping Commission
GPO Box 1632
Melbourne VIC 3001
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