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533 - Grinding balls from China

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

Ferrous grinding balls, whether or not containing alloys, cast or forged, with diameters in the range 22mm to 170mm (inclusive).

The goods covered include all ferrous grinding balls, typically used for the comminution of metalliferous ores, meeting the above description of the goods regardless of the particular grade or alloy content.

Goods excluded include stainless steel balls, precision balls that have been machined and/or polished, and ball bearings.

Further information on the goods can be found in the initiation ADN below.

Case information


Growth Steel Grinding Ball (Suzhou) Co, Ltd

Tariff Classification

7325.91.00 (statistical code 26)

7326.11.00 (statistical code 29)

7326.90.90 (statistical code 60)

Investigation Period

1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019

Injury Examination Period


Contacts for this investigation

Case Manager:

Tel:  +61 3 8539 2408

Fax: +61 3 8539 2499


Mailing address:

The Director - Investigations 1

Anti-Dumping Commission

GPO Box 2013

Canberra ACT 2601‚Äč


Key Dates

Initiation Date

31 October 2019

Initial submissions due

14 December 2019

Final recommendation due no later than

08 February 2020   

Minister's decision expected

Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation





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