ADC 419

Review of Measures

Hollow Structural Sections Exported from China, Korea, Malaysia and Taiwan

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 in-line galvanised (ILG), pre-galvanised or hot-dipped galvanised (HDG) and non‑galvanised HSS.

Sizes of the goods are, for circular products, those –exceeding 21 mm up to and including 165.1 mm in outside diameter and, for oval, square and rectangular products those with a perimeter up to and including 1277.3 mm. Categories of HSS excluded from the goods are conveyor tube; precision RHS with a nominal thickness of less than 1.6 mm; and air heater tubes to Australian Standard (AS) 2556.

Case Information
Case Type Review of Anti-Dumping Measures
Initiation date 14 July 2017
Applicant Austube Mills 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 2016 to 30 June 2017

Public record documents

The public record EPR 419 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 21 August 2017 Open
Statement of Essential Facts (SEF) no later than 19 March 2018 Published
Submissions to SEF due 20 days after
Final recommendation to the Parliamentary Secretary no later than 3 May 2018
Parliamentary Secretary's decision expected 30 days after                  

Anti-Dumping Notices (ADN)

Subject Date No. and link
​Findings in Relation to a Review of Measures ​6 June 2018 2018/74
​Extension of time to issue Statement of Essential Facts and Final Report ​17 January 2018 2018/06
Extension of time to publish SEF 13 October 2017 2017/145
​Initiation of a Review of Anti-Dumping Measures 14 July 2017​ 2017/95

Key documents

Type Date No. and link
​Final Report 6 June 2018​ REP 419
​Statement of Essential Facts ​19 March 2018 SEF 419
Consideration Report July 2017 CON 419


Exporter Questionnaire (China)

Exporter Questionnaire Spreadsheet (China)

Exporter Questionnaire (Taiwan, Korea & Malaysia)

Exporter Questionnaire Spreadsheet (Taiwan, Korea & Malaysia)

Information Request

Information Request Spreadsheet

Importer Questionnaire

Importer Questionnaire Spreadsheet

Contact for this investigation

Case manager: +61 2 6243 7446

Mailing address:
The Director
Operations 4
Anti-Dumping Commission
GPO Box 2013
Canberra ACT 2600
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