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Wire ropes from South Africa

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

Stranded wire rope, alloy or non-alloy steel, whether or not coated or impregnated, having the following:

  • not greater than 9 strands
  • diameter not less than 58 mm and not greater than 200 mm,

with or without attachments.

Further information regarding the goods:

  1. Stranded steel wire rope is rope and strand made of high carbon wire (whether or not containing alloys).
  2. The strand or rope can also be sheathed or impregnated and sheathed respectively in plastic or composites.
  3. The wires can be layered-up in various configurations in order to give the strand or rope the desired physical properties.
  4. Variances can include:
  • strand diameter
  • number of wires
  • wire finish (e.g. typically black but may be galvanised)
  • wire tensile grade
  • type of lubricant
  • strand or rope length and
  • whether or not an attachment is included (but not limited to ferrules and/or beckets).
  1. Cores may be made of:
  • natural or synthetic fibre or
  • Independent Wire Rope Cores (“IWRC”), which may or may not be sheathed or impregnated in plastic.

Typical uses include applications such as dragline hoist, drag and dump ropes, and shovel hoist, crowd and retract ropes.

Goods excluded from the measures are:

  • stranded wire rope that is stainless steel as defined under Note (e) “Stainless steel" to the Tariff
  • stranded wire rope with more than 9 strands, regardless of diameter and
  • stranded wire rope less than 58 mm or greater than 200 mm in diameter, regardless of number of strands.

Further information on the goods, including exclusions, can be found in the ADN that initiated the inquiry, included below.

Case information


Bekaert Wire Rope Pty Ltd Tariff Classification 7312.10.00 stat codes 91, 92, 93
Investigation Period 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021 Injury Examination Period N/A
Contacts for this investigation

Case Manager:

Tel: (03) 8539 2471
Mailing address: The Director - Investigations 1
Anti-Dumping Commission
GPO Box 2013
Canberra ACT 2601


Key Dates

Initiation Date  17 January 2022 Initial submissions due 23 February 2022
Proposals to modify the proposed MCC structure due no later than ​23 February 2022
SEF* no later than 31 August 2022 SEF submissions due 20 days after publication of SEF
Final recommendation due no later than 1 November 2022   Minister's decision expected Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation

*SEF - Statement of Essential Facts  





Questionnaire Spreadsheet

Importer Questionnaire Questionnaire Spreadsheet


Electronic Public Records

No. Document type Title Date published
11 Submission 13/07/2022

10 Submission 16/06/2022

9 Questionnaire 07/06/2022

8 File Note 30/05/2022

7 Submission 30/05/2022

6 Submission 30/05/2022

5 Questionnaire 30/05/2022

4 Notice - ADN 09/05/2022

3 Note for File 08/03/2022

2 Notice - ADN 17/01/2022

1 Application 17/01/2022

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No.: 5
Document type: Questionnaire
Date published: 30/05/2022