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Hollow structural sections from Thailand

Goods Covered by the Application

Certain electric resistance welded pipe and tube made of steel, comprising circular and non-circular hollow sections in galvanised and non-galvanised finishes, whether or not including alloys. 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 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 houldered) are also included within the goods coverage.

The following goods are excluded from the anti-dumping measures:

  • conveyor tube made for high speed idler rolls on conveyor systems, with inner and outer fin protrusions removed by scarfing (not exceeding 0.1mm on outer surface and 0.25mm on inner surface), and out of round standards (i.e. ovality) which do not exceed 0.6mm in order to maintain vibration free rotation and minimum wind noise during operation);
  • precision RHS with a nominal thickness of less than 1.6 mm (i.e. not used in structural applications); and
  • stainless steel CHS and RHS sections.

Further information on whether goods are included or excluded can be found in the initiation ADN (linked below).

Case information

Orrcon Manufacturing Pty Ltd

Austube Mills Pty Ltd

Tariff Classification

7306.30.00 (statistical codes 31,32,33,34,35,36,37)

7306.50.00 (statistical codes 45)

7306.61.00 (statistical codes 21,22,25,90,)

7306.69.00 (statistical codes 10)

7306.90.00 (statistical codes 12)

Investigation Period 1 October 2018 to 30 September 2019 Injury Examination Period  
Contacts for this investigation

Case Manager:

Tel: +61 3 8539 2424
Fax: +61 3 8539 2499


Mailing address: The Director - Investigations 1
Anti-Dumping Commission
GPO Box 2013
Canberra ACT 2601


Key Dates
Initiation Date  15 November 2019 Initial submissions due  22 December 2019
SEF* no later than  12 May 2020 SEF submissions due 20 days after publication of SEF
Final recommendation due no later than  26 June 2020 Minister's decision expected Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation
*SEF - Statement of Essential Facts

Electronic Public Records

No. Document type Title Date published
12 Verification Report 27/03/2020

11 Submission 13/03/2020

10 Verification Report 05/03/2020

9 Notice - ADN 03/03/2020

8 Questionnaire 20/02/2020

7 Briefing 06/02/2020

6 Briefing 06/02/2020

5 Questionnaire 28/01/2020

4 Questionnaire 22/01/2020

3 Notice - ADN 15/11/2019

2 Application 15/11/2019

1 Application 15/11/2019

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No.: 12
Document type: Verification Report
Date published: 27/03/2020