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EPR 451 - 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. The goods are normally referred to as either CHS (circular or oval 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 pre-galvanised, hot-dipped galvanised (HDG), and non-galvanised 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 950.0 mm. CHS with other than plain ends (such as threaded, swaged and shouldered) are also included within the goods coverage.

The goods covered by this application include all electric resistance welded pipe and tube made of steel meeting the above description of the goods (and exclusions), regardless of whether or not the pipe or tube meets a specific structural standard or is used in structural applications.

Case Information  
Case Type Accelerated Review
Initiation date 20 October 2017
Applicants Atlantic Pipe Company Limited
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)Please refer to ADN 2017/155 for any exclusions.
Inquiry period 1 October 2016 to 30 September 2017

Public record documents

The public record EPR 451 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 11 December 2017 N/A
Final recommendation to the Parliamentary Secretary no later than 29 January 2018 N/A
Parliamentary Secretary's decision expected 30 days after N/A

Contact for this investigation

Case manager: +61 3 8539 2462


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