INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
17 Sep 2013 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-dumping

On October 10, 2013 the Commissioner of the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of uncoated white paper of a type used for writing, printing or other graphic purposes, in the nominal basis weight range of 70 to 100 gsm and cut to sheets of metric sizes A4 (210mm x 297mm) and A3 (297mm x 420mm) from China (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2013/79). The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 4802.5610 and 4802.5690. The complaint was lodged on September 17, 2013 by Australian Paper Pty Ltd.
On January 28, 2014, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission extended the time granted to issue the Statement of Essential Facts (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2014/06).
On March 14, 2014, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission issued the Statement of Essential Facts (SEF 225). After having preliminary found that 1/ goods exported from China during the investigation period by exporters that provided a response to the exporter questionnaire were not dumped or were dumped by a negligible margin and that 2/ the volume of goods exported by all other exporters from China, even if dumped,is a negligible volume, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission recommended to terminate the investigation.
On April 28, 2014, the time granted to report to the Parliamentary Secretary was extended (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2014/37).
On June 27, 2014, the time granted to report to the Parliamentary Secretary was further extended (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2014/52).
On August 7, 2014, the Commissioner of the Anti-Dumping Commission decided to terminate the anti-dumping investigation on imports of copy paper from China without imposing a duty (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2014/69).

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

321 Pulp, paper & paperboard
4802 Uncoated paper and paperboard, of a kind used for writing, printing or other graphic purposes, and non perforated punch cards and punch tape paper, in rolls or rectangular (including square) sheets, of any size, other than paper of heading 48.01 or 48.03
480256 Weighing 40 g/m² or more but not more than 150 g/m², in sheets with one side not exceeding 435 mm and the other side not exceeding 297 mm in the unfolded state

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