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590 - Hollow structural sections from China, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan

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

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 inline galvanised (ILG), pre-galvanised, hot-dipped galvanised (HDG) and non-galvanised HSS. Sizes of the goods are, for circular products, those exceeding 21 millimetres (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.

The following goods are excluded from the anti-dumping measures:

  • conveyor tube made for high speed idler rolls on conveyor systems, with inner and outer fin protrusions removed by scarfing (not exceeding 0.1mm on outer surface and 0.25mm on inner surface), and out of round standards (i.e. ovality) which do not exceed 0.6mm in order to maintain vibration free rotation and minimum wind noise during operation);
  • precision RHS with a nominal thickness of less than 1.6 mm (i.e. not used in structural applications); and
  • stainless steel CHS and RHS sections.

Further information on whether goods are included or excluded can be found in the initiation ADN (linked below).

Case information

Austube Mills Pty Ltd

Orrcon Manufacturing Pty Ltd

Tariff Classification

7306.30.00 (statistical code 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37)

7306.50.00 (statistical codes 45*)

7306.61.00 (statistical codes 21, 22, 25, 90*)

7306.69.00 (statistical codes 10)

7306.90.00 (statistical codes 12)


*These tariff subheadings only apply to:

Dalian Steelforce Hi-Tech (China); Tianjin Friend Steel Pipe (China); Tianjin Ruitong Iron and Steel (China); Roswell SAR (China); and Alpine Pipe Manufacturing (Malaysia).

Investigation Period 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021 Injury Examination Period N/A
Contacts for this investigation

Case Manager:

Tel: +61 2 6276 1404
Fax: +61 3 8539 2499

Mailing address: The Director - Investigations 3
Anti-Dumping Commission
GPO Box 2013
Canberra ACT 2601


Key Dates
Initiation Date 22 September 2021 Initial submissions due 29 October 2021
SEF* no later than 20 April 2022 SEF submissions due 20 days after publication of SEF
Final recommendation due no later than 1 June 2022   Minister's decision expected Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation
*SEF - Statement of Essential Facts  


Exporter Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan         Questionnaire         Questionnaire Spreadsheet

Selected Exporters from China:

Dalian Steelforce Hi-Tech Co Ltd;

Tianjin Youfa International Co Ltd

        Questionnaire         Questionnaire Spreadsheet

Non-Selected Exporters from China:

Dalian Steelforce Hi-Tech Co Ltd;

Tianjin Youfa International Co Ltd

Questionnaire Questionnaire Spreadsheet
Government of China         Questionnaire         Questionnaire Spreadsheet
Importer Questionnaire Questionnaire Spreadsheet
* Lodgement of Exporter and Government questionnaires are due by: 29 October 2021
* Lodgement of Importer questionnaire is due by: Part A: 29 September 2021 Part B, C: 13 October 2021 Part D, E: 20 October 2021

Electronic Public Records

EPR number Document type Title Date
50 Questionnaire
49 Questionnaire
48 Submission
47 Submission
46 Submission
45 Submission
44 Report
43 Questionnaire
42 File Note
41 Report
40 Notice - ADN
39 Submission
38 Submission
37 Submission
36 File Note
35 Submission
34 Submission
33 Submission
32 Submission
31 Submission
30 Submission
29 Report
28 Verification Report
27 Submission
26 Submission
25 Verification Report
24 Verification Report
23 File Note
22 Verification Report
21 Verification Report
20 Notice - ADN
19 Questionnaire
18 Questionnaire
17 Submission
16 Questionnaire
15 Submission
14 Notice - ADN
13 Questionnaire
12 Submission
11 Questionnaire
10 Submission
9 Briefing
8 Questionnaire
7 Questionnaire
6 Questionnaire
5 Questionnaire
4 Submission
3 Notice - ADN
2 Application
1 Application