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Published Date 03 Aug 2015

 Customs Act 1901 – Part XVB

Aluminium Zinc Coated Steel

Exported from the Republic of Korea

by Dongbu Steel Co Ltd

Findings in relation to a Review of Anti-Dumping Measures


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 28 October 2014, of the anti-dumping measures in respect of certain aluminium zinc coated steel (“the goods”) exported to Australia from the Republic of Korea (Korea) by Dongbu Steel Co Ltd (Dongbu).  


The recommendation resulting from that 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. 272 & 273 (REP 272 & 273).


I, KAREN ANDREWS, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry and Science, have considered REP 272 & 273 and have decided to accept the recommendation and reasons for the recommendation, including all the material findings of facts and law set out in REP 272 & 273.   


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


The dumping duty that has been determined is an amount worked out in accordance with the combination of fixed and variable duty method, as detailed in the table below.


The goods


Effective rate of interim dumping duty (fixed component only)

Duty calculation method

aluminium zinc coated steel

Dongbu Steel Co Ltd (Korea)


Combination of fixed and variable duty method


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, details of the revised variable factors such as ascertained export price, normal value and non-injurious price will not be published. Bona fide importers of the goods can obtain details of the new rates from the Regional Dumping Liaison Officer in their respective capital city.


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 272 & 273 has been placed on the public record.  The public record may be examined at the Commission’s 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 2419, fax number +61 3 8539 2499 or email at operations1@adcommission.gov.au.



Dated this 30th day of July 2015 



Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry and Science