INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
16 Oct 2015 Initiation

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 24 Mar 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On November 10th, 2015, the Commissioner of the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission initiated an anti-dumping investigation on chromium plated circular solid steel bars (circular cross section, made from alloy or non-alloy steel bar, chrome plating of any thickness, lengths not greater than 8m, diameters in the range from 18mm to 170mm), also known as chrome bars, from Italy and Romania (Anti-dumping Notice No. 2015/130, 10.11.2015).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 7215.9000, 7215.5090, 7222.3000, 7228.3010, 7228.6010 and 7228.6090.
The complaint was lodged on October 16th, 2015 by Milltech Pty Ltd.

On 3 March 2016, the Commissioner of the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission removed products classified under HS code 7222.3000 from the investigation.
 
On 24 March 2016, the Commissioner of the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission imposed provisional anti-dumping duties on imports of chrome bars from Romania (Anti-dumping Notice No. 2016/28). The rate of the duty imposed on imports from Romania ranges between 22.4% and 78.2% depending on the exporting company. There is no duty applied on imports from Italy.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7215 Other bars and rods of iron or nonalloy steel.
721550 Other, not further worked than coldformed or coldfinished
7228 Other bars and rods of other alloy steel; angles, shapes and sections, of other alloy steel; hollow drill bars and rods, of alloy or nonalloy steel.
722830 Other bars and rods, not further worked than hotrolled, hotdrawn or extruded
722860 Other bars and rods

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