INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
08 Aug 2014 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: 13 Mar 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On October 17, 2014, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission initiated an anti-dumping 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 millimetres, containing indentations, ribs, grooves or other deformations produced during the rolling process) from Chinese Taipei, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Thailand and Turkey (Anti-dumping Notice No. 2014/100).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 7214.2000, 7228.3090, 7213.1000 and 7227.9090.
The complaint was lodged on August 8, 2014 by OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd.
 
On February 4, 2015, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission extended the time granted to issue the Statement of Essential Facts (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2015/13, 04.02.2015).
 
On March 13, 2015, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission decided to impose a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of steel reinforcing bar from Chinese Taipei, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Thailand and Turkey (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2015/33, 13.03.2015).
The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Chinese Taipei is 24.9%, at the exception of the companies Power Steel Co., Ltd. and Wei Chih Steel Industrial Co., Ltd. whose exports are subject to a duty of 6.7% and 23.2% respectively. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Malaysia is 24.9%, at the exception of the companies Southern Steel Berhad and Amsteel Mills Sdn Bhd whose exports are subject to a duty of 4.5% and 17.9% respectively. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Singapore is 9.7%, at the exception of the company Natsteel Holdings Pte Ltd. whose exports are subject to a duty of 5.0%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in South Korea is 25.5%, at the exception of the company Daehan Steel Co., Ltd. whose exports are subject to a duty of 17.6%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Spain is 17.9%, at the exception of the companies Nervacero, S.A. and Compañía Española de Laminación, S.L. whose exports are subject to a duty of 6.2% and 14.0% respectively. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Thailand is 3.8%, at the exception of the company Millcon Steel Public Company Limited whose exports are subject to a duty of 2.2%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Turkey is 8.2%, at the exception of the company Habas Sinai Ve Tibbi Gazlar Istihsal Endustri A.S. whose exports are subject to a duty of 4.7%.
 
On March 24, 2015, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission further extended the time granted to issue the Statement of Essential Facts (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2015/39, 24.03.2015).
 
On May 6th, 2015, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission decided to amend the provisional anti-dumping duty imposed on March 13th, 2015 (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2015/50). For more details about the modifications, please see the Notice.
 
On June 26th, 2015, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission extended again the time granted to issue the Statement of Essential Facts up to September 2nd, 2015 (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2015/81, 26.06.2015).
 
On September 4th, 2015, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission decided to amend for the second time the provisional anti-dumping duty imposed on March 13th, 2015 (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2015/107, 04.09.2015). For more details about the modifications, please see the Notice.
 
On October 19th, 2015, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission decided upon the termination of the investigation as far as Malaysia, Thailand and Turkey as exporting countries are concerned (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2015/122, 19.10.2015). Reason for this decision is that the volume of dumped goods was found to be negligible.
 
On November 19th, 2015, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission decided upon the imposition of a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of steel reinforcing bar from Chinese Taipei, Singapore, South Korea and Spain (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2015/133, 19.11.2015).
The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Chinese Taipei is 6.8%, at the exception of the companies Power Steel Co., Ltd. and Wei Chih Steel Industrial Co., Ltd. whose exports are subject to a duty of 0% (i.e. exemption from the measure) and 2.8% respectively. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Singapore is 3.0%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in South Korea is 14.3%, at the exception of the company Daehan Steel Co., Ltd. whose exports are subject to a duty of 9.7%. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Spain is 8.2%, at the exception of the companies Nervacero, S.A. and Compañía Española de Laminación, S.L. whose exports are subject to a duty of 3.0%.

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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

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