496 - Review

Resealable Can End Closures exported from Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore

The goods the subject of the application (the goods) are:

Resealable can end closures (TRFs) comprising:

  • a tinplate outer ring with or without compound;

  • an aluminium foil membrane for attachment to the outer ring; and

  • a plug or tagger, which fits into the outer ring.

The applicant provided further details as follows:

TRFs are commonly manufactured by the TRF industry in the following nominal sizes (diameters):

  • 73 mm;  99 mm;  127 mm; and  153/4 mm.

The goods may be coated or uncoated and/or embossed or not embossed.

The goods are referred to locally as TRF ends (Tagger, Ring and Foil ends, or TRFs) and can also be known as RLTs (Ring, Lid, Tagger), RLFs (Ring, Lid, Foil) or Penny Lever Ends.


Exclusions: Goods specifically excluded from the description of the goods are TRFs of nominal size:

  • 52 mm;  65 mm;  189 mm; and  198 mm.

Further information on the goods can be found in ADN 2018/180 (below).

Case information
Applicant Irwin Packaging Pty Ltd Tariff Classification
8309.90.00 (statistical code 10)
Investigation Period ​1 October 2017 to 30 September 2018 Injury Examination Period
Contacts for this investigation Case Manager:
Tel:  +61 3 8539 2437
Fax: +61 3 8539 2499
E: investigations3@adcommission.gov.au
Mailing address: The Director - Investigations 3
Anti-Dumping Commission
GPO Box 2013
Canberra ACT 2601​
Key Dates
Initiation Date 27 November 2018 Initial submissions due 3 January 2019
​​SEF* no later than ​18 March 2019 SEF submissions due ​20 days after publication of SEF
Final recommendation due no later than 1 May 2019 Minister's decision expected Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation
*SEF - Statement of Essential Facts  

Public Record

The public record includes non-confidential versions of documents such as the application, submissions, questionnaire responses, Commission visit reports and letters.
Anti-Dumping Notices (ADNs)
No. and Link Subject Date
2018/180 Initiation of a Review of Anti-Dumping Measures 27 November 2018
Key Documents
No. and Link Subject Date
 CON 496​ Consideration Report 27 November 2018

All Public Record Documents

No. Type Title Date Loaded
006 ​Submission Importer - Can Makers Institute of Australia (CMIA) - Response to Marpac 13/03/2019
005 Questionnaire​ Exporter - Genpacco Inc.​​ 30/01/2019
004 Submission Australian Industry - Marpac Pty Ltd 07/01/2019
003 ​Notice ADN 2018/180 - Initiation of a Review of Anti-Dumping Measures 27/11/2018
002 ​Report Consideration Report CON 496 27/11/2018
001 Application​ Importer - Irwin Packaging Pty Ltd 27/11/2018
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