INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
04 Apr 2016 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: 05 Oct 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On 18 May 2016, the Commissioner of the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of certain resealable can end closures from India, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore (Anti-dumping Notice No. 2016/54, 18.05.2016). The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code subheading: 8309.90.00. The complaint was lodged on 4 April 2016 by Marpac Pty Ltd.
 
On 5 October 2016, the Australian authorities imposed provisional duties on the subject good from India. Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore. The rate of duty on import from India is 48.2%. The rate of duty on imports from Malaysia is 131.7%. The rate of duty on imports from the Philippines is 17.4% or 41.5% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Singapore is 131.7%.
 
On 17 February 2017, the Australian authorities terminated the above investigation concerning India without the imposition of definitive duties.
 
On 24 March 2017, the Australian authorities imposed a definitive duty on imports of the subject good from Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore. The rate of duty on imports from Malaysia is 94.2%. The rate of duty on imports from the Philippines is 12.8% or 16.7% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Singapore is 94.2%.
 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

429 Other fabricated metal products
8309 Stoppers, caps and lids (including crown corks, screw caps and pouring stoppers), capsules for bottles, threaded bungs, bung covers, seals and other packing accessories, of base metal.
830990 Other

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