499 - Review

Hot rolled structural steel sections from Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Thailand

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

Hot rolled structural steel sections in the following shapes and sizes, whether or not containing alloys:

  • universal beams (I sections), of a height greater than 130mm and less than 650mm;

  • universal columns and universal bearing piles (H sections), of a height greater than 130mm and less than 650mm;

  • channels (U sections and C sections) of a height greater than 130mm and less than 400mm; and

  • equal and unequal angles (L sections), with a combined leg length of greater than 200mm.

Sections and/or shapes in the dimensions described above, that have minimal processing, such as cutting, drilling or painting do not exclude the goods from coverage of the investigation.


Excluded goods

The measures do not apply to the following goods:

  • hot rolled ‘T’ shaped sections, sheet pile sections and hot rolled merchant bar shaped sections, such as rounds, squares, flats, hexagons, sleepers and rails; and

  • sections manufactured from welded plate (e.g. welded beams and welded columns).


Further information on the goods can be found in ADN 2019/02 (below).

Case information
Applicant OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd (Liberty Steel) Tariff Classification
7216.31.00 (statistical code 30)
7216.32.00 (statistical code 31)
7216.33.00 (statistical code 32)
7216.40.00 (statistical code 33)
7228.70.00 (statistical code 11,12)
Investigation Period 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018 Injury Examination Period
Contacts for this investigation
Case Manager:
Tel: (03) 8539 2428
Fax: +61 3 8539 2499
Mailing address:
​The Director - Investigations 2
Anti-Dumping Commission
GPO Box 2013
Canberra ACT 2601
Key Dates
Initiation Date 3 January 2019 Initial submissions due 11 February 2019
Application/Submission to extend review to include revocation ​ ​ ​ ​11 February 2019
SEF* no later than 23 April 2019 SEF submissions due 20 days after publication of SEF
Final recommendation due no later than 7 June 2019 Minister's decision expected Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation
*SEF - Statement of Essential Facts  
​Importer* Questionnaire​ Questionnaire Spreadsheet​
*Lodgement of importer questionnaire's are due by 10 January 2019​
**Lodgement of exporter questionnaire's are due by 11 February 2019

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
2019/02 Initiation of a Review of Anti-Dumping Measures 3 January 2019
Key Documents
No. and Link Subject Date
CON 499 Consideration Report  3 January 2019

All Public Record Documents

No. Type Title Date Loaded
​015 ​Briefing Liberty Steel Exporter Briefing Public amended.pdf ​21/03/2019
014 Questionnaire Exporter - Dragon Steel Corporation 19/03/2019
013 ​Briefing ​Australian Industry - Liberty Steel 15/03/2019
012 Questionnaire ​Exporter - Siam Yamato Steel​ 14/03/2019
011 ​Submission Exporter - Siam Yamato Steel - re MCC 13/03/2019
010 Questionnaire Exporter - Hyundai Steel 12/03/2019
009 ​Submission Exporter - Tung HO Steel - re MCC 06/03/2019
008 Submission​ Exporter - Tung HO Steel - re MCC 06/03/2019
007 Questionnaire Exporter - Tung HO Steel 06/03/2019
006 ​Submission Exporter - Siam Yamato Steel - re MCC 04/03/2019
005 Questionnaire​ Exporter - Extension of time to submit Questionnaires​​ 21/02/2019
004 Questionnaire Exporter - TS Steel Co.​ 14/02/2019
003​ ​Notice ​ADN 2019/02 - Initiation of a review of measures 03/01/2019
002 Report​ Consideration Report CON 499​ 03/01/2019
001 Application Australian Industry - OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd (Liberty Steel)
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