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EPR 187 - Polyvinyl chloride homopolymer resin from Korea

Goods covered by the application

PVC is a white free flowing powder that is used in combination with other chemicals to produce a variety of products. PVC is sold to a range of processors who extrude, inject, mould or blow mould the PVC to make a wide variety of goods. The major end-use of PVC based products is in the building and construction sector (e.g. pipes and fittings, cables, house cladding, gutters, down pipes, flooring and window frames). PVC based products are also used in packaging, upholstery and domestic appliances.

For clarification, the goods subject to the measures do not include PVC compounds, pastes or emulsion grades.

Case information


Case type

Dumping investigation

Initiation date

23 April 2012


Australian Vinyls Corporation Pty Ltd

Tariff classification

3904.10.00 (statistical code 18)

Investigation period for dumping

1 January 2011 to 31 December 2011

Injury examination period

From 1 January 2009

Public record documents

The public record for REP 187 includes non-confidential versions of documents such as the application, submissions, questionnaire responses, ITRB visit reports and letters.

Key dates



No. and link

Initial submissions due

4 June 2012


Preliminary affirmative determination (PAD) earliest date

22 June 2012

28 June 2012

Statement of essential facts (SEF) no later than

13 August 2012


Submissions to SEF due

3 September 2012


Final recommendation to Minister no later than

25 September 2012


Minister's decision

19 October 2012


Application to TMRO for review of Minister's decision no later than

19 November 2012


TMRO review of the Minister's decision

22 January 2013


Contacts for this investigation

Case manager: Tel (02) 6245 5434
Fax: (02) 6275 6990

Mailing address:
Director Operations 1
International Trade Remedies Branch
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
Customs House
5 Constitution Avenue

Electronic Public Records

EPR number Document type Title Date
36 Report
35 Notice - ADN
34 Report
33 Submission
32 Submission
31 Submission
30 Other
29 Notice - ADN
28 Other
27 Submission
26 Submission
25 Submission
24 Verification Report
23 Submission
22 Report
21 Submission
20 Notice - ADN
19 Report
18 Report
17 Questionnaire
16 Questionnaire
15 Questionnaire
14 Questionnaire
13 Questionnaire
12 Questionnaire
11 Questionnaire
10 Questionnaire
9 Questionnaire
8 Questionnaire
7 Report
6 Report
5 Submission
4 Report
3 Report
2 Report
1 Application