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EPR 256 - Sodium bicarbonate from China

Goods Covered by the Application

Sodium hydrogen carbonate, also known as sodium bicarbonate, baking soda or bicarbonate of soda, which can be manufactured via the natural alkali method or the Solvay method (the goods).

The goods, as described above, include both 'speciality packs' and 'regular packs'. Speciality packs refer to sodium bicarbonate that is in packages of less than 25kgs. Sodium bicarbonate that is unpackaged or is in packages of 25kgs or more are referred to as 'regular packs'.

Case Information


Case type

Revocation Review

Initiation date

22 July 2014


Orica Australia Pty Ltd

Tariff classification

2836.30.00 (statistical code 27)

Public Record Documents

The public record EPR 256 includes non-confidential versions of the documents such as the application, submissions, questionnaire responses, Commission visit reports and letters.

Key Dates




Initial Submissions Due

31 August 2014


Statement of Essential Facts (SEF) no later than

9 November 2014


Submissions to SEF due

20 days after 14 November 2014


Final Recommendation to the Parliamentary Secretary no later than

24 December 2014


Parliamentary Secretary's Decision Expected

Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation


Contacts for this Investigation

Case Manager: Tel +61 3 9244 8268
Fax: 1300 882 506 or +61 2 6275 6888 (outside Australia

Mailing Address:
The Director
Operations 3
Anti-Dumping Commission
Customs House
1010 La Trobe Street
Docklands Vic 3008

Electronic Public Records