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474 - Resealable can end closures from Malaysia

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

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; and153/4 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.

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

  • 52 mm;65 mm;189 mm; and198 mm.

Further information on the goods can be found in ADN 2018/68 (below).

Case information
Applicant Federal Metal Printing Factory Sdn Bhd Tariff Classification 8309.90.00 (statistical code 10)
Investigation Period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018 Injury Examination Period  
Contacts for this investigation Case Manager:Tel: +61 3 8539 2437

Fax: +61 3 8539 2499

Mailing address: The Director - Investigations 3

Anti-Dumping Commission

GPO Box 2013

Canberra ACT 2601


Key Dates
Initiation Date 6 April 2018 Initial submissions due 28 May 2018
Final recommendation due no later than 16 July 2018 Parliamentary Secretary's decision expected Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation




Questionnaire (DOCX 578KB)

Questionnaire Spreadsheet (XLSX 49KB)

​*Lodgement of exporter questionnaire's are due by 17 May 2018

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