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597 - Wind towers from China

Certain utility scale wind towers, whether or not tapered, and sections thereof (whether exported assembled or unassembled), and whether or not including an embed being a tower foundation section.

Wind turbines that have electrical power generation capacities equal to or in excess of 1.00 megawatt (MW) and with a minimum height of 50 metres measured from the base of the tower to the bottom of the nacelle (i.e. where the top of the tower and nacelle are joined) when fully assembled.

A wind tower section consists of, at a minimum, multiple steel plates rolled into cylindrical or conical shapes and welded together (or otherwise attached) to form a steel shell, regardless of coating, end finish, painting, treatment or method of manufacture, and with or without flanges, doors, or internal or external components (e.g., flooring/decking, ladders, lifts, electrical junction boxes, electrical cabling, conduit, cable harness for nacelle generator, interior lighting, tool and storage lockers) attached to the wind tower section.

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

Case information


Chengxi Shipyard Co., Ltd

Tariff Classification

7308.20.00 (03, 04)

7308.90.00 (52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 63, 65)

8502.31.10 (31)

8502.31.90 (32)

Review Period

1 July 2020 to 31 December 2021

Injury Examination Period


Contacts for this investigation

Case Manager:

Tel: (03) 8539 2502
Fax: +61 3 8539 2499

Mailing address:

The Director - Investigations 4
Anti-Dumping Commission
GPO Box 2013
Canberra ACT 2601


Key Dates

Initiation Date

3 February 2022

Initial submissions due

5 March 2022

Final recommendation due no later than

25 June 2022

Minister's decision expected

Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation

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