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EPR 206 - Hollow structural sections from China

Goods covered by the application

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 21mm up to and including 165.1mm in outside diameter and, for oval, square and rectangular products those with a perimeter up to and including 1277.3mm. Categories of HSS excluded from the goods are conveyor tube; precision RHS with a nominal thickness of less than 1.6mm and air heater tubes to Australian Standard (AS) 2556.

Case information


Case type

Accelerated review

Lodgement date

26 August 2013


Jinan Iron & Steel Group Co Ltd Cold Roll-Forming Steel Co

Tariff classification

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

7306.61.00 (statistical codes 21, 22 and 23)

7306.69.00 (statistical codes 26, 27 and 28 - Up to 31 December 2011, Statistical code 10 from 1 January 2012)

Public record documents

The public record EPR 206 includes non-confidential versions of documents such as the application, submissions, questionnaire responses, ITRB visit reports and letters.

Key dates




Initial submissions due

29 April 2013


Final recommendation to the Minister no later than

6 June 2013

Review Terminated

Minister's decision expected within

30 days of receiving the recommendation

Review Terminated

Case manager: Tel (02) 6275 6968
Fax: (02) 6275 6990

Mailing address:
The Director
Operations 2
Trade Measures Branch
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
Customs House
5 Constitution Avenue

Electronic Public Records

EPR number Document type Title Date
4 Notice - ADN
3 Report
2 Notice - ADN
1 Report