ADC 370

Dumping Investigation ADC 370 - Zinc Coated (Galvanised) Steel Exported from India, Malaysia and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Goods Covered by the Investigation

Flat rolled iron or steel products (whether or not containing alloys) that are plated or coated with zinc. These goods are generically described as galvanised steel. Galvanised steel of any width is included in this application.
Trade or further generic names often used to describe these goods include:
      • “GALVABOND®” steel
      • “ZINCFORM®” steel
      • “GALVASPAN®” steel
      • “ZINCHITEN®” steel
      • “ZINCANNEAL” steel
      • “ZINCSEAL” steel
      • Galv
      • GI
      • Hot Dip Zinc coated steel
      • Hot Dip Zinc/Iron alloy coated steel
      • Galvanneal
The amount of zinc coating on the steel is described as its coating mass and is nominated in grams per meter squared (g/m2) with the prefix being Z (zinc) or ZF (zinc converted to a zinc/iron alloy coating). The common coating masses used for zinc coating are: Z350, Z275, Z200/Z180, Z100, and for zinc/iron alloy coatings ZF100, ZF80 and ZF30 or equivalents based on international standards and naming conventions.
Surface treatments can include but not be limited to: passivated or not passivated (often referred to as chromated or unchromated), oiled or not oiled, skin passed or not skin passed, phosphated or not phosphated (for zinc iron alloy coated steel only).
Excluded from the definition of the goods the subject of this application is painted galvanised steel, pre-painted galvanised steel, electro-galvanised steel, corrugated galvanised steel or aluminium zinc alloy coated or plated steel.
Case information
Case type
Dumping and Subsidisation Investigation
Initiation date
7 October 2016
BlueScope Steel Limited
Tariff classification
7210.49.00 statistical codes 55, 56, 57 and 58
7212.30.00 statistical code 61
7225.92.00 statistical code 38; and
7226.99.00 statistical code 71
Investigation period to determine dumping
1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016
Injury examination period
From 1 July 2012

Public Record Documents

The public record EPR 370 includes non-confidential versions of documents such as the application, submissions, questionnaire responses, Commission visit reports and letters.

Key Dates

Initial Submissions Due
13 November 2016
Preliminary Affirmative Determination (PAD) Earliest Date
6 December 2016
Statement of Essential Facts (SEF) No Later Than
31 May 2017
Submissions to SEF Due
20 days after publication of SEF
Final Recommendation to the Parliamentary Secretary, or Termination
15 July 2017

Anti-Dumping Notices (ADNs)

No. and link
​Findings in relation to a dumping and subsidy investigation ​16 August 2017 2017/99
Termination of Part of an Investigation 17 July 2017 2017/98
Preliminary Affirmative Determination and Imposition of Securities 31 May 2107 2017/81
Further extension of time to publish SEF 370 08 May 2017 2017/65
Extension of time to issue a Statement of Essential Facts 21 April 2017 2017/53
Extension of time to issue a Statement of Essential Facts 25 January 2017 2017/08
Initiation of Investigation
7 October 2016

Key Documents

No. and link
​Final Report ​16 August 2017 REP 370
Partial Termination Report 17 July 2017 TER 370
Statement of Essential Facts and Preliminary Affirmative Determination 31 May 2017 SEF/PAD 370
Day 60 Status Report 6 December 2016 REP 370
Consideration Report
7 October 2015


End User Questionnaire
Importer Questionnaire

Responses to importer questionnaire Part A required by 14 October 2016 and Parts B and C by 21 October 2016.

Exporter Questionnaires

Responses to exporter questionnaire required by 13 November 2016.

Government Questionnaires

Responses to exporter questionnaire required by 13 November 2016.

Contacts for this Investigation

Case manager: Tel +61 26276 1462
Fax: 1300 882 506 or +61 38539 2499 (outside Australia)
Mailing address:
The Director
Investigations 5
Anti-Dumping Commission
GPO Box 2013
Canberra ACT 2601
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