ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Nov 2011

In November 2011, the government of Australia initiated a new anti-subsidy and antidumping investigation. In May 2012, a provisional duty was imposed and a definitive duty was then imposed in July 2012. In October 2016, a sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was extended in June 2017. The duty was revoked in November 2018 following the conclusion of a review. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 2 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2011/54, 07.11.2011:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/111107ACDN54-Initiation-ARW.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Consideration Report No. 181, 07.11.2011:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/111031Report-Consideration-FINAL.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/06, 24.02.2012:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/MicrosoftWord-120216ACDNSEFextension.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Statement of Essential Facts Report No. 181, 27.04.2012:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/120427-ARW-SEF181-Final.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/21, 31.05.2012:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/ACDN-PADSecurities-2012-21.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Preliminary Affirmative Determination Report No. 181, May 2012:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/PADReport181-Final.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/28, 08.06.2012:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/ACDN2012-28CertainaluminiumroadwheelsexportedfromthePeoplesRepublicofChina.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Termination Report No. 181, 08.06.2012:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/TerminationofaninvestigationNo.181.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/33, 05.07.2012:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/ACDN201233-ARWs-FinalMeasures.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Report to the Minister No. 181, 12.06.2012:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/REP181.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Trade Measures Review Officer, Decision of the Trade Measures Review Officer, Review of a Termination Decision 181, Application of Arrowcrest Group Pty Ltd., 30.08.2012:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/11060467TMROARWtermdecnFINAL30Aug12.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Trade Measures Review Officer, Decision of the Trade Measures Review Officer, Review of Decisions to Publish a Dumping Duty Notice and a Countervailing Duty Notice, Aluminium Road Wheels, December 2012:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/TMROReportDecember2012.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Trade Measures Review Officer, Aluminium Road Wheels, Review by the Trade Measures Review Officer: Direction to re-investigate findings, 16.01.2013:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/PublicNotice16Jan13.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2013/14, 05.02.2013:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/ACDN2013ARWInitReinv.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2013/34, 08.05.2013:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/008-ACDN2013-34-VariationofDecisiontoImposeMeasures.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Report to the Minister No. 204, 16.04.2013:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/007-REP204.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Anti-Dumping Commission, Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2014/86, 15.09.2014:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/documents/001-ADN2014-86-Initiationofareview.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Anti-Dumping Commission, Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2014/136, 19.12.2014:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/Documents/020ADN-ExtensionoftimegrantedforSEF.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Anti-Dumping Commission, Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2015/80, 23.06.2015:
http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/Documents/EPR%20263/035-ADN-Extension%20of%20time%20granted%20for%20SEF.pdf

Commonwealth of Australia, Anti-Dumping Commission, Report 263, 14.09.2015: http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/EPR%20251%20%20300/EPR%20263%20archived%2017%20March%202016/051%20-%20Final%20Report.pdf

Commonwealth of Australia, Anti-Dumping Commission, Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2015/113, 22.10.2015: http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/EPR%20251%20%20300/EPR%20263%20archived%2017%20March%202016/052%20-%20Findings%20in%20relation%20to%20review%20measures.pdf

Commonwealth of Australia, Anti-Dumping Commission, Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2015/145, 09.12.2015: http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/EPR%20301%20%20350/EPR%20321-%20archived%2017%20March%202016/003%20-%20ADN%202015-145%20Initiating%20an%20Accelerated%20Review%20ARWs%20-%20Changzhou.pdf

Commonwealth of Australia, Anti-Dumping Commission, Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2016/03, 14.01.2015: http://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/EPR%20301%20%20350/EPR%20321-%20archived%2017%20March%202016/004%20-ADN%202016-03%20-Withdrawal%20of%20Application%20for%20an%20accelerated%20review-%20Case321.pdf


Commonwealth of Australia, Anti-Dumping Commission, Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2016/109, 27.10.2016: https://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/EPR%20351%20%20450/EPR%20378%20-%20%20-%20archived%20November%202017/001%20-%20Notice%20-%202016-109%20Initiation%20of%20a%20continuation%20inquiry.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Anti-Dumping Commission, Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2017/75, 19.06.2017: https://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/EPR%20351%20%20450/EPR%20378%20-%20%20-%20archived%20November%202017/033%20-%20Notice%20-%20ADN%202017-75%20-%20Findings%20of%20the%20Inquiry%20regarding%20the%20Continuation%20of%20Anti-Dumping%20Measures.pdf
Commonwealth of Australia, Anti-Dumping Commission, Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2018/165, 22.11.2018: https://www.adcommission.gov.au/cases/EPR%20451%20%20550/EPR%20464/022%20-%20Notice%20-%20ADN%202018-165%20Findings%20in%20Relation%20to%20a%20Revocation%20Review.pdf

Inception date: 31 May 2012 | Removal date: 02 Mar 2018
Still in force

Anti-subsidy

On November 7, 2011, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service initiated an anti-subsidy investigation on imports of aluminium road wheels for passenger motor vehicles, including wheels used for caravans and trailers, in diameters ranging from 13 inches to 22 inches, from China (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2011/54, 07.11.2011).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 8708.7091, 8708.7099 and 8716.9000.
An anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of the same goods originating in China was also initiated (see related intervention).
The complaint was lodged on September 26, 2011 by Arrowcrest Group Pty Ltd.
On February 24, 2012, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service extended the time granted to issue the Statement of Essential Facts (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/06, 24.02.2012).
On April 27, 2012, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service issued the Statement of Essential Facts (SEF Report No. 181, 27.04.2012).
On May 31, 2012, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service imposed a provisional countervailing duty on imports of aluminium road wheels originating in China (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2011/21, 31.05.2012). The rate of the duty ranges from 2.01% to 58.78%, depending on the company. No countervailing duty was imposed on goods exported by CITIC Dicastal Wheel Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
On June 8, 2012, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service terminated the investigation so far as it relates to CITIC Dicastal Wheel Manufacturing Co. Ltd. and Zhejiang Shuguang Industrial Co. Ltd. (also known as PDW) (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/28, 08.06.2012).
On July 5, 2012, the Australian authorities imposed a definitive countervailing duty on imports of the investigated goods from China (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/33, 05.07.2012). The rate of the duty ranges from 2.8% to 58.8%, depending on the company.
After Arrowcrest Group Pty Ltd. lodged an application on July 5, 2012 for a review of the decision to terminate the investigation so far as it relates to PDW, the Trade Measures Review Officer affirmed this decision and dismissed the applicant on August 30, 2012.
After the Trade Measures Review Officer terminated its review of the decisions taken on July 5, 2012 following several requests, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service initiated a reinvestigation of certain findings on February 5, 2013 (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2013/14, 05.02.2013).
On May 8, 2013, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service terminated in reinvestigation (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2013/34, 08.05.2013). The definitive duty imposed on July 5, 2012 is modified only so far as it relates to the Chinese exporting company YHI Manufacturing Co Ltd.
On September 15, 2014, the Commissioner of the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission initiated a review of the anti-dumping measure imposed on imports of aluminium road wheels originating in China (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2014/86, 15.09.2014). It follows the application lodged by Jiangsu Yaozhong Aluminium Wheels Co., Ltd., an exporter of the goods.
On December 19th, 2014, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission extended the time granted to issue the Statement of Essential Facts for the review initiated on September 15th, 2014 up to June 30th, 2015 (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2014/136, 19.12.2014).
On June 23rd, 2015, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission further extended the time granted to issue the Statement of Essential Facts for the review initiated on September 15th, 2014 up to July 30th, 2015 (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2015/80, 23.06.2015).
On 22 October 2015, the Australian Commission concluded the review initiated on 15 September 2014 revising the definitive duty imposed. Further details can be found in Notice 2015/113 and Report 263.
On 9 December 2015, the Commissioner of the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission initiated a review of the countervailing measure imposed on imports of aluminium road wheels originating in China (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2015/145, 09.12.2015). It follows the application lodged on 18 November 2015 by Changzhou Science and Technology Co. Ltd. a new exporter of the goods.

On 14 January 2016, the Commissioner of the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission ceased the above review initiated on 9 December 2015. (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2016/03) It follows the withdrawal submitted on 30 December 2015 by the applicant Changzhou Science and Technology Co. Ltd.

On 5 July 2017, the Australian authorities extended the countervailing duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China following the conclusion of a sunset review initiated on 27 October 2016. Additionally, the antidumping duty imposed on the same good was also extended, see related intervention. The rate of duty is between 1.1% and 53.1%. However, the duty imposed is the combined antidumping and countervailing duty. The duty imposed is between 4.3% and 111.8%. The Notification extending the definitive duty was issued on 19 June 2018.

On 22 November 2018, the Australian authorities issued Anti-Dumping Notification 2018/165 revoking the antidumping and countervailing duty imposed on imports of aluminium road wheels from China following the conclusion of a review initiated on 2 March 2018. The definitive countervailing and antidumping duty was terminated retrospectively from 2 March 2018. 

 

AFFECTED SECTORS

 

AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
Inception date: 31 May 2012 | Removal date: 02 Mar 2018
Still in force

Anti-dumping

 

On November 7, 2011, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of aluminium road wheels for passenger motor vehicles, including wheels used for caravans and trailers, in diameters ranging from 13 inches to 22 inches, from China (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2011/54, 07.11.2011).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 8708.7091, 8708.7099 and 8716.9000.
An anti-subsidy investigation concerning imports of the same goods originating in China was also initiated (see related intervention).
The complaint was lodged on September 26, 2011 by Arrowcrest Group Pty Ltd.
On February 24, 2012, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service extended the time granted to issue the Statement of Essential Facts (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/06, 24.02.2012).
On April 27, 2012, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service issued the Statement of Essential Facts (SEF Report No. 181, 27.04.2012).
On May 31, 2012, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service imposed a provisional duty on imports of aluminium road wheels originating in China (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2011/21, 31.05.2012). The rate of the duty ranges from 5.35% to 29.05%, depending on the company. No duty was imposed on goods exported by Zhejiang Shuguang Industrial Co. Ltd. (also known as PDW).
On June 8, 2012, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service terminated the investigation so far as it relates to PDW (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/28, 08.06.2012).
On July 5, 2012, the Australian authorities imposed a definitive duty on imports of the investigated goods from China (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2012/33, 05.07.2012). The rate of the duty ranges from 5.6% to 29.3%, depending on the company.
After Arrowcrest Group Pty Ltd. lodged an application on July 5, 2012 for a review of the decision to terminate the investigation so far as it relates to PDW, the Trade Measures Review Officer affirmed this decision and dismissed the applicant on August 30, 2012.
After the Trade Measures Review Officer terminated its review of the decisions taken on July 5, 2012 following several requests, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service initiated a reinvestigation of certain findings on February 5, 2013 (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2013/14, 05.02.2013).
On May 8, 2013, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service terminated its reinvestigation (Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 2013/34, 08.05.2013). The definitive duty imposed on July 5, 2012 is modified only so far as it relates to the Chinese exporting company YHI Manufacturing Co Ltd.
On September 15, 2014, the Commissioner of the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission initiated a review of the anti-dumping measure imposed on imports of aluminium road wheels originating in China (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2014/86, 15.09.2014). It follows the application lodged by Jiangsu Yaozhong Aluminium Wheels Co., Ltd., an exporter of the goods.
On December 19th, 2014, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission extended the time granted to issue the Statement of Essential Facts for the review initiated on September 15th, 2014 up to June 30th, 2015 (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2014/136, 19.12.2014).
On June 23rd, 2015, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission further extended the time granted to issue the Statement of Essential Facts for the review initiated on September 15th, 2014 up to July 30th, 2015 (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2015/80, 23.06.2015).

On 22 October 2015, the Australian Commission concluded the review initiated on 15 September 2014 revising the definitive duty imposed. Further details can be found in Notice 2015/113 and Report 263.

On 9 December 2015, the Commissioner of the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission initiated a review of the anti-dumping measure imposed on imports of aluminium road wheels originating in China (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2015/145, 09.12.2015). It follows the application lodged on 18 November 2015 by Changzhou Science and Technology Co. Ltd. a new exporter of the goods. (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2015/145)
On 14 January 2016, the Commissioner of the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission ceased the above review initiated on 9 December 2015. (Anti-Dumping Notice No. 2016/03) It follows the withdrawal submitted on 30 December 2015 by the applicant Changzhou Science and Technology Co. Ltd.

On 5 July 2017, the Australian authorities extended the antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China following the conclusion of a sunset review initiated on 27 October 2016. Additionally, the countervailing duty imposed on the same good was also extended, see related intervention. The rate of antidumping duty is between 3.2% and 60.2%. However, the duty imposed is the combined antidumping and countervailing duty. The duty imposed is between 4.3% and 111.8%. The Notification extending the definitive duty was issued on 19 June 2018.

On 22 November 2018, the Australian authorities issued Anti-Dumping Notification 2018/165 revoking the antidumping and countervailing duty imposed on imports of aluminium road wheels from China following the conclusion of a review initiated on 2 March 2018. The definitive countervailing and antidumping duty was terminated retrospectively from 2 March 2018.