ADC 379

Continuation - Case 379 Hollow Structural Section Exported from China, Korea, Malaysia and Taiwan

Goods Covered by the Investigation

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 inline galvanised (ILG), pre-galvanised, hot-dipped galvanised (HDG) and non-galvanised HSS.

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 ​Continuation Inquiry
​Initiation date ​31 October 2016
​Applicants ​Austube Mills Pty Ltd and Orrcon Manufacturing Pty Ltd
​Tariff classification

7306.30.00 (statistical codes 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36 and 37)

7306.61.00 (statistical codes 21, 22 and 25)

7306.61.00 (statistical code 90)*

7306.69.00 (statistical code 10)

7306.50.00 (statistical code 45)*

*These tariff subheadings only apply to: Dalian Steelforce Hi-Tech Co. Ltd. (China); Tianjin Friend Steel Pipe Co. Ltd. (China); Tianjin Ruitong Iron and Steel Co. Ltd. (China); Roswell S A R Limited (China); and Alpine Pipe Manufacturing SDN BHD (Malaysia).

​Inquiry period ​1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016

Public record documents

The public record EPR 379 includes non-confidential versions of documents such as the application, submissions, questionnaire responses, Commission visit reports and letters.

Key dates

​Event ​Date ​Status
​Initial submission date ​7 December 2016 ​Closed
​Statement of Essential Facts (SEF) no later than ​11 April 2017 ​Published
​Submissions to SEF due ​20 days after ​Closed
​Final recommendation to the Parliamentary Secretary no later than 26 May 2017 ​Made
Parliamentary Secretary's decision expected​ ​30 days after                   ​Published

Anti-Dumping Notices (ADN)

​Subject ​Date ​No. and link
​Findings of the inquiry regarding the continuation of anti-dumping measures ​26 June 2017 2017/70
​Extension of time for the Statement of Essential Facts and the Final Report ​17 February 2017 2017/17​
​Initiation of a Continuation Inquiry into Anti-Dumping Measures ​31 October 2016 2016/113

Key documents

​Type ​Date ​No. and link
​Final Report ​26 June 2017 REP 379
​Statement of Essential Facts ​11 April 2017 SEF 379

Request for Information

Request for Information Spreadsheet


Exporter Questionnaire Spreadsheet - CHINA

Exporter Questionnaire Spreadsheet - KOREA MALAYSIA TAIWAN

Exporter Questionnaire - CHINA

Exporter Questionnaire - KOREA

Exporter Questionnaire - MALAYSIA

Exporter Questionnaire - TAIWAN

HSS - Information Request.doc

Contact for this investigation

Case manager: +61 3 8539 2443

Mailing address:
The Director
Operations 2
Anti-Dumping Commission
GPO Box 2013
Canberra ACT 2601
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