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642 - Hot rolled structural steel sections from Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand

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

Hot rolled structural steel sections in the following shapes and sizes, whether or not containing alloys:

  • universal beams (I sections), of a height greater than 130mm and less than 650mm;
  • universal columns and universal bearing piles (H sections), of a height greater than 130mm and less than 650mm;
  • channels (U sections and C sections) of a height greater than 130mm and less than 400mm; and
  • equal and unequal angles (L sections), with a combined leg length of greater than 200mm.

Sections and/or shapes in the dimensions described above, that have minimal processing, such as cutting, drilling or painting do not exclude the goods from coverage of the investigation.

Excluded goods

The measures do not apply to the following goods:

  • hot rolled T shaped sections, sheet pile sections and hot rolled merchant bar shaped sections, such as rounds, squares, flats, hexagons, sleepers and rails; and
  • sections manufactured from welded plate (e.g. welded beams and welded columns). 

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

Case information
Applicant OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Limited trading as Liberty Primary Steel Tariff Classification

7216.31.00 (Stat code 30)

7216.32.00 (Stat code 31)

7216.33.00 (Stat code 32)

7216.40.00 (Stat code 33)

7228.70.00 (Stat code 11,12)

Review Period 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024 Injury Examination Period N/A 
Contacts for this investigation Case Manager:
Fax: +61 3 8539 2499
Mailing address: The Director - Investigations 2
Anti-Dumping Commission
GPO Box 2013
Canberra ACT 2601


Key Dates
Initiation Date 3 April 2024 Initial submissions due 10 May 2024
SEF* no later than 22 July 2024 SEF submissions due 20 days after publication of SEF
Final recommendation due no later than 5 September 2024 Minister's decision expected Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation
**SEF - Statement of Essential Facts  


Exporter Questionnaire Questionnaire Spreadsheet
Importer Questionnaire Questionnaire Spreadsheet
* Lodgement of Exporter questionnaire is due by: 10 May 2024
* Lodgement of Importer questionnaire is due by: Part A: 10 April 2024, Part B & C: 24 April 2024, Part D & E: 01 May 2024

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