ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Aug 2016

In August 2016, the government of Australia initiated a new anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation. In June 2017 definitive antidumping duties were imposed on imports from Malaysia and Viet Nam and definitive countervailing duties were imposed on imports from Malaysia. The anti-subsidy investigation was terminated on imports from Viet Nam in May 2017.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 2 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Commonwealth of Australia, Anti-Dumping Commission, Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2016/77, 16.08.2016: http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/EPR%20351%20%20450/EPR%20362/002%20-%20ADN%202016-77.pdf

Commonwealth of Australia, Anti-Dumping Commission, Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2016/108, 17.10.2016: http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/EPR%20351%20%20450/EPR%20362/034%20-%20PAD%20362%20FINAL.pdf

Commonwealth of Australia, Anti-Dumping Commission, Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2017/37, 22.03.2017: http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/EPR%20351%20%20450/EPR%20362/072%20-%20Notice%20-%20ADN%202017-37%20PAD%20362%20AMENDMENT%20OF%20SECURITIES.pdf


Commonwealth of Australia, Anti-Dumping Commission, Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2017/52, 19.04.2017: http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/EPR%20351%20%20450/EPR%20362/077%20-%20Notice%20-%20ADN%202017-52%20PAD%20362A%20Countervailing%20Securities.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Anti-Dumping Commission, Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2017/72, 27.06.2017: http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/EPR%20351%20%20450/EPR%20362/090%20-%20Notice%20-%20ADN%202017-72%20Findings%20in%20relation%20to%20a%20dumping%20investigation.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Anti-Dumping Commission, Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2017/73, 27.06.2017: http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/EPR%20351%20%20450/EPR%20362/092%20-%20Notice%20-%20ADN%202017-73%20Findings%20in%20relation%20to%20a%20subsidy%20investigation.pdf

Inception date: 19 Oct 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On 16 August 2016, the Commissioner of the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of aluminium extrusions from Viet Nam and Malaysia (Anti-dumping Notice No. 2016/77). The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code subheadings: 7604.10.00; 7604.21.00; 7604.29.00; 7608.10.00; 7608.20.00; 7610.10.00; and 7610.90.00. This follows the application lodged by Capral Limited.

On 19 October 2016, the Commissioner of the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission imposed provisional anti-dumping duties on imports of aluminium extrusions from Viet Nam and Malaysia (Anti-dumping Notice No. 2016/108). The rate of the duty imposed on imports from Malaysia is between 10.5% and 14.5% depending on the company. The rate of the duty imposed on imports from Viet Nam is between is between 8.5% and 34.2% depending on the company.
 
On 22 March 2017, the Commissioner of the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission amended the above provisional anti-dumping duties. The rate of duty on imports from Malaysia is 12.4%. The rate of duty on imports from Viet Nam is between 6.9% and 34.9% depending on the company. The duty is imposed only when the actual export price of the subject good is below the ascertained export price.

On 27 June 2017, the Australian authorities imposed a definitive antidumping duty on imports of the subject good from Viet Nam and Malaysia. The rate of duty on imports from Viet Nam is 7.7% and 34.9% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Malaysia is 13%. A number of Malaysian companies are exempt from definitive antidumping duties.

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
Inception date: 20 Apr 2017 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-subsidy

On 16 August 2016, the Commissioner of the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission initiated an anti-subsidy investigation on imports of aluminium extrusions from Viet Nam and Malaysia (Anti-dumping Notice No. 2016/77). The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code subheadings: 7604.10.00; 7604.21.00; 7604.29.00; 7608.10.00; 7608.20.00; 7610.10.00; and 7610.90.00. This follows the application lodged by Capral Limited.

On 20 April 2017, the Commissioner of the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission imposed a provisional countervailing duty on imports of the subject good from Malaysia. The rate of duty is 3.2% of the export price. This is with the exception of the following companies: Press Metal Berhad, LB, Aluminium Berhad, Superb Aluminium Industries Sdn Bhd, Kamco Aluminium Sdn Bhd, Milleon Extruder Sdn Bhd and Genesis Aluminium Industries Sdn Bhdwhich, which exports are exempt from countervailing duties. There is no duty imposed on imports from Viet Nam.

On 24 May 2017, the Australian authorities terminated the above investigation concerning Viet Nam without the imposition of definitive duties.

On 27 June 2017, the Australian authorities imposed a definitive countervailing duty on imports of the subject good from Malaysia. The rate of duty is 3.2% of the proportion of the export price. A number of Malaysian companies are exempt from the countervailing duty.