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626 - PVC flat electric cables from China

The goods the subject of the application (the goods) are:

Flat, electric cables, comprising two copper conductor cores and an ‘earth’ (copper) core with a nominal conductor cross sectional area of between, and including, 2.5 mm2 and 3 mm2, insulated and sheathed with polyvinyl chloride (PVC) materials, and suitable for connection to mains electricity power installations at voltages exceeding 80 volts (V) but not exceeding 1,000 V, and complying with Australian/New Zealand Standard (AS/NZS) AS/NZS 5000.2 (the Australian Standard), and whether or not fitted with connectors.

Further information

The locally produced goods are 2.5 Twin and Earth (TE) PVC flat cable (2.5 TE cable) that is commonly referred to as ‘building wire’, because of its use by the building and construction industry in domestic, commercial, and industrial mains power supply low-voltage wiring installations.

The term ‘flat cables’ mean cables where the conductor and earth cores are laid parallel in the same plane, as defined by the Australian Standard. The reference to “two copper conductor cores” refers to the ‘phase core’ and the ‘neutral core’. The earth core (also comprising copper) is additional to these two active cores.

Further information on the goods, including exclusions, can be found in ADN below.

Case information
Applicant Prysmian Australia Pty Limited Tariff Classification 8544.49.20 (statistical code 41)
Review Period 1 April  2022 to 31 March 2023 Injury Examination Period N/A
Contacts for this investigation

Case Manager:

Tel: (03) 8539 2408
Fax: +61 3 8539 2499

Mailing address: The Director - Investigations 2
Anti-Dumping Commission
GPO Box 2013
Canberra ACT 2601
Key Dates
Initiation Date 09 June 2023 Initial submissions due 16 July 2023
SEF* no later than 1 February 2024 SEF submissions due 20 days after publication of SEF
Final recommendation due no later than 28 March 2024 Minister's decision expected Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation. The final report shall be published following the Minister's decision.
*SEF - Statement of Essential Facts  
Exporter Questionnaire Questionnaire Spreadsheet
Importer Questionnaire Questionnaire Spreadsheet
Government of China Questionnaire

Questionnaire Spreadsheet


* Lodgement of Exporter questionnaire is due by: 16 July 2023

* Lodgement of Importer questionnaire is due by: Part A: 16 June 2023 Part B, C,

Part D: 30 June 2023  Part E & F: 07 July 2023

* Lodgement of  Government of China questionnaire is due by: 16 July 2023


Electronic Public Records

EPR number Document type Title Date
19 Submission
18 Submission
17 Submission
16 Submission
15 Report
14 Verification Report
13 Verification Report
12 Questionnaire
11 Questionnaire
10 Verification Report
9 Verification Report
8 Submission
7 Note for File
6 Notice - ADN
5 File Note
4 File Note
3 Submission
2 Notice - ADN
1 Application