ADC 384 - Investigation - Dumping

Alloy Round Steel Bar exported from China

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

Hot-rolled solid sections of ‘alloy steel’, having round or near-round cross-sectional dimensions of not less than 9.5 millimetres (mm) and not greater than 98.5 mm, not in coil.

 

For the purpose of the description of the goods the subject of this application, ‘alloy steel’ here means steel containing a chemical composition that at least meets or exceeds the minimum chemical element proportions specified in Note (f) “Other alloy steel” to Chapter 72 under Schedule 3 of the Customs Tariff Act 1995 (“the Tariff”) as appearing on the date of this application.

 

Commonly identified as ‘rod’, ‘round bar’, ‘engineering bar’, ‘spring steel’, ‘alloy bar’, ‘high alloy bar’, ‘silico-manganese bar’, ‘grinding rod’ or ‘bar used for the production of grinding media’, the goods covered by this application include all round or near-round hot-rolled solid sections of alloy steel bar meeting the above description of the goods regardless of the particular grade, coating, or minor modification of bar-end finish (including but not limited to, painting or chamfering).

 

Goods excluded from this application are:

  • round or near-round hot rolled solid steel sections composed of:

    • ‘stainless steel’ as defined under Note (e) “Stainless steel” to the Tariff; or

    • ‘high-speed steel’ as defined under Note (d) “High speed steel” to the Tariff;

  • steel reinforcing bar containing indentations, ribs, grooves or other deformations produced during the rolling process;

  • steel rod in coil;

  • chromium plated steel; and

  • solid sections of steel which may be square, rectangular or hexagonal in cross-section.

Case information
Applicant
OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd
Tariff Classification
7228.20.10 (statistical code 44)
7228.20.90 (statistical code 47)
7228.30.10 (statistical code 70)
7228.30.90 (statistical code 41)
7228.60.10 (statistical code 72)
7228.60.90 (statistical code 55)
Investigation Period
1 October 2015 to 30 September 2016
Injury Examination Period
From 1 July 2012
Contacts for this investigation Case Manager:
Tel: (03) 8539 2477
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

Public Record Documents

The public record EPR 384 includes non-confidential versions of documents such as the application, submissions, questionnaire responses, Commission visit reports and letters.
 

Key Dates

Key Dates
Initiation Date 10 January 2017 Initial submissions due 16 February 2017
PAD* earliest date 11 March 2017
If a PAD is not made, a Day 60 Status Report will be published on this day
SEF* no later than 27 October 2017 SEF submissions due 20 days after publication of SEF
Final recommendation due no later than 25 January 2018 Minister's decision expected Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation
Resumed Investigation
Notice of Resumption 2 May 2018 SEF As soon as practicable
SEF published / Investigation resumed 13 November 2018 SEF submissions due 20 days after publication of SEF
Final recommendation due no later than 6 February 2019 Minister's decision expected Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation
*PAD - Preliminary Affirmative Determination
*SEF - Statement of Essential Facts  

Anti-Dumping Notices (ADNs)

Subject
Date
No. and link
​Findings in relation to a dumping investigation ​18 March 2019 2019/17
​Longer Period for the Decision of the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology 8 March 2019​ 2019/34​​
​Extension of time to issue Final Report ​27 November 2018 ​2018/181​
Resumption of an Investigation - Alloy Round Steel Bar 02 May 2018 2018/73
Termination of Investigation 25 January 2018 2018/17
Extension of time to issue Final Report 19 January 2018 2018/07
Extension of time to issue Final Report 11 December 2017 2017/178
Termination of Part of Investigation 27 October 2017 2017/152
Extension of time to publish Statement of Essential Facts and Final Report 18 September 2017 2017/130
Extension of time to publish Statement of Essential Facts and Final Report 19 July 2017 2017/104
Extension of time to publish Statement of Essential Facts and Final Report 19 June 2017 2017/80
Extension of time to publish Statement of Essential Facts and Final Report 28 April 2017 2017/60
Initiation of Investigation
10 January 2017

Key Documents

Subject
Date
No. and link
​Final Report ​18 March 2019 ​REP 384A
Statement of Essential Facts 13 November 2018 SEF 384A
Termination of Investigation 25 January 2018 TER 384
Statement of Essential Facts 27 October 2017 SEF 384
Day 60 Status Report 15 March 2017 D60REP 384
Consideration Report
10 January 2017
 
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