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Accelerated Review - Dumping and Subsidisation

Grinding balls from China

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

Ferrous grinding balls, whether or not containing alloys, cast or forged, with diameters in the range 22mm to 170mm (inclusive).

The goods covered include all ferrous grinding balls, typically used for the comminution of metalliferous ores, meeting the above description of the goods regardless of the particular grade or alloy content.

Goods excluded from this application include stainless steel balls, precision balls that have been machined and/or polished, and ball bearings.

Further information on the goods can be found in ADN 2018/132 (below).

Case information
ApplicantGrowth Steel Grinding Ball (Suzhou) Co. LtdTariff Classification7325.91.00 (statistical code 26)7326.11.00 (statistical code 29)7326.90.90 (statistical code 60)
Investigation Period1 October 2017 to 30 September 2018Injury Examination Period 
Contacts for this investigation

Case Manager:

Tel: +61 3 8539 2433
Fax: +61 3 8539 2499


Mailing address:The Director - Investigations 3
Anti-Dumping Commission
GPO Box 2013
Canberra ACT 2601


Key Dates
Initiation Date6 December 2018Initial submissions due23 January 2019
Final recommendation due no later than18 March 2019Parliamentary Secretary's decision expectedWithin 30 days of receiving the recommendation


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