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595 - Wire ropes from South Africa

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

Stranded wire rope, alloy or non-alloy steel, whether or not coated or impregnated, having the following:

  • not greater than 9 strands
  • diameter not less than 58 mm and not greater than 200 mm,

with or without attachments.

Further information regarding the goods:

  1. Stranded steel wire rope is rope and strand made of high carbon wire (whether or not containing alloys).
  2. The strand or rope can also be sheathed or impregnated and sheathed respectively in plastic or composites.
  3. The wires can be layered-up in various configurations in order to give the strand or rope the desired physical properties.
  4. Variances can include:
    • strand diameter
    • number of wires
    • wire finish (e.g. typically black but may be galvanised)
    • wire tensile grade
    • type of lubricant
    • strand or rope length and
    • whether or not an attachment is included (but not limited to ferrules and/or beckets).
  1. Cores may be made of:
    • natural or synthetic fibre or
    • Independent Wire Rope Cores (“IWRC”), which may or may not be sheathed or impregnated in plastic.

Typical uses include applications such as dragline hoist, drag and dump ropes, and shovel hoist, crowd and retract ropes.

Goods excluded from the measures are:

  • stranded wire rope that is stainless steel as defined under Note (e) “Stainless steel" to the Tariff
  • stranded wire rope with more than 9 strands, regardless of diameter and
  • stranded wire rope less than 58 mm or greater than 200 mm in diameter, regardless of number of strands.

Further information on the goods, including exclusions, can be found in the ADN that initiated the inquiry, included below.

Case information


Bekaert Wire Rope Pty Ltd Tariff Classification 7312.10.00 stat codes 91, 92, 93
Investigation Period 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021 Injury Examination Period N/A
Contacts for this investigation

Case Manager:

Tel: (03) 8539 2471


Mailing address: The Director - Investigations 1

Anti-Dumping Commission

GPO Box 2013

Canberra ACT 2601

Key Dates

Initiation Date  17 January 2022 Initial submissions due 23 February 2022
Proposals to modify the proposed MCC structure due no later than 23 February 2022    
SEF* no later than 14 September 2022 SEF submissions due 20 days after publication of SEF
Final recommendation due no later than 1 November 2022   Minister's decision expected Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation

*SEF - Statement of Essential Facts  




Questionnaire Spreadsheet

Importer Questionnaire Questionnaire Spreadsheet

Electronic Public Records

EPR number Document type Title Date
25 Notice - ADN
24 Report
23 File Note
22 Submission
21 Submission
20 Submission
19 Report
18 Submission
17 Verification Report
16 Verification Report
15 Questionnaire
14 Submission
13 Verification Report
12 Notice - ADN
11 Submission
10 Submission
9 Questionnaire
8 File Note
7 Submission
6 Submission
5 Questionnaire
4 Notice - ADN
3 Note for File
2 Notice - ADN
1 Application