INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
23 Nov 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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Anti-subsidy

On 23 December 2015, the Commissioner of the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission initiated an anti-subsidy investigation on imports of hot-rolled deformed steel reinforcing bar, whether or not in coil form, commonly identified as rebar or debar, in various diameters up to and including 50 mm, containing indentations, ribs, grooves or other deformations produced during the rolling process, from China (Anti-dumping Notice No. 2015/152, 23.12.2015). The investigation will consider the period of the already conducted anti-dumping investigation (see related measure) to conclude if subsidisation has occurred.
The products subject to investigation are classified under HS codes: 7214.20.00, 7228.30.90, 7213.10.00, 7227.90.90, 7227.90.10, 7228.30.10 and 7228.60.10. The complaint was lodged on 23 November 2015 by OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd.
 
On 19 October 2016, the Australian authorities terminated the above investigation without the imposition of duties. No duties were imposed as a clear link between injury and subsidisation could not be determined.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7213 Bars and rods, hotrolled, in irregularly wound coils, of iron or nonalloy steel.
721310 Containing indentations, ribs, grooves or other deformations produced during the rolling process
7214 Other bars and rods of iron or nonalloy steel, not further worked than forged, hotrolled, hotdrawn or hotextruded, but including those twisted after rolling.
721420 Containing indentations, ribs, grooves or other deformations produced during the rolling process or twisted after rolling
7227 Bars and rods, hotrolled, in irregularly wound coils, of other alloy steel.
722790 Other
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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