ADC 239

Dumping Investigation ADC 239 - PV Modules or Panels Exported from China

Goods Covered by the Investigation

Certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules or panels, whether exported assembled or unassembled, and whether or not they have an inverter, capable of producing any power in terms of watt.

The following product types are excluded from the application:

  • cells and wafers of the type used in PV modules or panels;

  • solar chargers that consist of less than six cells, are portable and supply electricity to devices or charge batteries; and

  • PV products that are permanently integrated into electrical goods, where the function of the electrical goods is other than power generation, and where these electrical goods consume the electricity generated by the integrated crystalline silicon photovoltaic cell(s).

Case information


Case type

Dumping Investigation

Initiation date

14 May 2014


Tindo Manufacturing Pty Ltd

Tariff Classification

8541.40.00, statistical code 53;

8501.61.00, statistical codes 33 and 24;

8501.62.00, statistical code 34;

8501.63.00, statistical code 40; and

8501.64.00, statistical code 41.

Investigation Period to Determine Dumping

1 July 2012 to 31 December 2013

Injury Examination Period

From 1 January 2010

Public Record Documents

The public record EPR 239 includes non-confidential versions of documents such as the application, submissions, questionnaire responses, Commission visit reports and letters.

Key Dates




Initial submissions due

23 June 2014


Preliminary Affirmative determination (PAD) earliest date

13 July 2014


Statement of Essential Facts (SEF) no later than

5 March 2015


Submissions to SEF due

20 days after publication of SEF


Final recommendation to the Parliamentary Secretary no later than

06 October 2015


Parliamentary Secretary's decision expected

Within 30 days of receiving the recommendation


Anti-Dumping Notices (ADNs)



No. and link

​Termination of Investigation ​18 October 2016 2016/110​
​Resumption of an investigation ​08 January 2016 2016/01
​Termination of an Investigation ​06 October 2015 2015/118
​Extension to due date for Final Report ​20 July 2015 2015/90
​Extension to due date of Final Report ​19 May 2015 ​2015/63

​Further Extension of Time to Issue SEF

​05 March 2015


Extension of time to issue SEF

27 October 2014


Initiation of Investigation

14 May 2014


Extension of time to issue SEF

1 September 2014


Key Documents



No. and link

​Termination Report 18 October 2016​ TER 239A​
​Statement of Essential Facts (resumed) ​2 September 2016 SEF 239A

​Statement of Essential Facts

​7 April 2015

SEF 239

Consideration Report

14 May 2014

CON 239


Responses to importer questionnaire Part A required by 21 May 2014 and Part B by 28 May 2014.

Responses to exporter questionnaire required by 20 June 2014.

Previous Reports on this Commodity


Contacts for this Investigation

Case manager: Tel (02) 6276 1345
Fax: +61 3 8539 2499

Mailing address:

The Director
Operations 3
Anti-Dumping Commission
GPO Box 1632
Melbourne VIC 3001

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