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EPR 382 - Hollow structural sections from Thailand

Goods Covered by the Investigation

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
Initiation date 19 October 2016
Applicants Thai Premium Pipe Co Ltd
Tariff classification

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

7306.50.00 (statistical code 45)

7306.61.00 (statistical codes 21, 22, 25 and 90)

7306.69.00 (statistical code 10)

7306.90.00 (statistical code 12)

Inquiry period 1 October 2015 to 30 September 2016

Public record documents

The public record EPR 382 includes non-confidential versions of documents such as the application, submissions, questionnaire responses, Commission visit reports and letters.

Key dates

Event Date Status
Initial submission date Not Applicable Closed
Final recommendation to the Parliamentary Secretary no later than 27 January 2017  
Parliamentary Secretary's decision expected 30 days after  

Contact for this investigation

Case manager: +61 3 8539 2443


Mailing address:The Director

Operations 2

Anti-Dumping Commission

GPO Box 1632

Melbourne VIC 3001

Electronic Public Records