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496 - Resealable can end closures from Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore

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; and 153/4 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; and 198 mm.

Further information on the goods can be found in ADN 2018/180 (below).

Case information
Applicant Irwin Packaging Pty Ltd Tariff Classification 8309.90.00 (statistical code 10)
Investigation Period 1 October 2017 to 30 September 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 27 November 2018 Initial submissions due 3 January 2019
SEF* no later than 29 June 2019 SEF submissions due 20 days after publication of SEF
Final recommendation due no later than 13 August 2019 Minister's decision expected Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation

*SEF - Statement of Essential Facts

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