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EPR 419 - Hollow structural sections from China, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan

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 in-line galvanised (ILG), pre-galvanised or hot-dipped galvanised (HDG) and nongalvanised HSS.

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

Case Information  
Case Type Review of Anti-Dumping Measures
Initiation date 14 July 2017
Applicant Austube Mills Pty Ltd
Tariff classification 7306.30.00 (statistical codes 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36 and 37)7306.61.00 (statistical codes 21, 22 and 25)7306.61.00 (statistical code 90)*7306.69.00 (statistical code 10)7306.50.00 (statistical code 45)**These tariff subheadings only apply to: Dalian Steelforce Hi-Tech Co. Ltd. (China); Tianjin Friend Steel Pipe Co. Ltd. (China); Tianjin Ruitong Iron and Steel Co. Ltd. (China); Roswell S A R Limited (China); and Alpine Pipe Manufacturing SDN BHD (Malaysia).
Inquiry period 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017

Public record documents

The public record EPR 419 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 21 August 2017 Open
Statement of Essential Facts (SEF) no later than 19 March 2018 Published
Submissions to SEF due 20 days after  
Final recommendation to the Parliamentary Secretary no later than 3 May 2018  
Parliamentary Secretary's decision expected 30 days after  


Exporter Questionnaire (China) (DOCX 210KB)

Exporter Questionnaire Spreadsheet (China) (XLSX 62KB)

Exporter Questionnaire (Taiwan, Korea & Malaysia) (DOCX 176KB)

Exporter Questionnaire Spreadsheet (Taiwan, Korea & Malaysia) (XLSX 63KB)

Information Request (DOC 176KB)

Information Request Spreadsheet (XLSX 40KB)

Importer Questionnaire (DOCX 114KB)

Importer Questionnaire Spreadsheet (XLSX 34KB)

Contact for this investigation

Case manager: +61 2 6243 7446

Mailing address:

The Director
Operations 4
Anti-Dumping Commission GPO Box 2013

Canberra ACT 2600

Electronic Public Records

EPR number Document type Title Date
59 Submission
58 Submission
57 Notice - ADN
56 Report
55 Note for File
54 Submission
53 Submission
52 Submission
51 Submission
50 Submission
49 Submission
48 Submission
47 Submission
46 Submission
45 Submission
44 Submission
43 Report
42 Submission
41 Submission
40 Notice - ADN
39 Submission
38 Submission
37 Submission
36 Verification Report
35 Verification Report
34 Verification Report
33 Verification Report
32 Submission
31 Verification Report
30 Submission
29 Submission
28 Verification Report
27 Verification Report
26 Verification Report
25 Notice - ADN
24 Questionnaire
23 Questionnaire
22 Questionnaire
21 Submission
20 Verification Report
19 Questionnaire
18 Letter
17 Briefing
16 Questionnaire
15 Submission
14 Letter
13 Submission
12 Submission
11 Submission
10 Submission
9 Submission
8 Submission
7 Submission
6 Submission
5 Submission
4 Submission
3 Notice - ADN
2 Report
1 Application