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Published Date 15 Jul 2015

Customs Act 1901 – Part XVB

Certain Hollow Structural Sections

Exported from the People’s Republic of China

By Tianjin Youfa Steel Pipe Co Ltd

Findings in relation to a Review of Anti-Dumping Measures

 

Public notice under subsection 269ZDB(1)(a)(iii) of the Customs Act 1901

 

The Commissioner of the Anti-Dumping Commission has completed the review, which commenced on 30 September 2014, of the anti-dumping measures in respect of exports of certain hollow structural sections (‘the goods’) exported from the People’s Republic of China to Australia, insofar as those measures affect Tianjin Youfa Steel Pipe Co Ltd (Tianjin Youfa).  

 

The recommendation resulting from the review, reasons for the recommendation and material findings of fact and law in relation to the review are contained in Anti-Dumping Commission Report No. 267 (REP 267).

 

I, KAREN ANDREWS, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry and Science, have considered REP 267 and have decided to accept the recommendation and reasons for the recommendation, including all material findings of fact and law set out in REP 267.   

 

Under subsection 269ZDB(1)(a)(iii) of the Customs Act 1901 (the Act), I declare, for the purposes of the Act and the Customs Tariff (Anti-Dumping) Act 1975 (Dumping Duty Act), that, with effect from the date of publication of this notice, the dumping duty notice and countervailing duty notice currently applying to the goods is to be taken to have effect or to have had effect, in relation to Tianjin Youfa, as if different variable factors had been fixed in respect of Tianjin Youfa, relevant to the determination of duty.

 

The dumping duty that has been determined is an amount that has been worked out in accordance with the combination of fixed and variable duty method pursuant to subsection 5(2) of the Customs Tariff (Anti-Dumping) Regulation 2013, as detailed in the table below and the notice has effect accordingly.

 

The countervailing duty that has been determined is an amount that has been ascertained as a proportion of the export price of the goods pursuant to subsection 10(3B)(a) of the Customs Tariff (Anti-Dumping) Act 1975, as detailed in the table below and the notice has effect accordingly.

 

Exporter

Dumping margin

Subsidy margin

Tianjin Youfa

0.0%

0.1%

 

The actual duty liability may be higher than the effective rate of duty due to a number of factors. Affected parties should contact the Anti-Dumping Commission (the Commission) on 1300 884 159 or at clientsupport@adcommission.gov.au for further information regarding the actual duty liability calculation in their particular circumstance.

 

To preserve confidentiality, the revised variable factors such as ascertained export price, normal value, non-injurious price and countervailable subsidy amount will not be published. Bona fide importers of the goods can obtain details of the new rates from                    the Commission on telephone number 13 28 46 or at clientsupport@adcommission.gov.au.

 

Interested parties may seek a review of this decision by lodging an application with the Anti-Dumping Review Panel (www.adreviewpanel.gov.au) in accordance with the requirements in Division 9 of Part XVB of the Act, within 30 days of the publication of this notice.

 

REP 267 has been placed on the public record.  The public record may be examined at the Commission office by contacting the case manager on the details provided below.  Alternatively, the public record is available at www.adcommission.gov.au.

 

Enquiries about this notice may be directed to the case manager on telephone                            number +61 3 8539 2412, fax number +61 3 8539 2499 or email at operations1@adcommission.gov.au.

 

 

Dated this 15th day of July 2015 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KAREN ANDREWS

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry and Science