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Australian Customs Notice - 1998/51 -
Thursday, 10th September 1998

ANTI-DUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING MEASURES - STATUS REPORT AS AT 31 AUGUST 1998

This Notice updates Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 98/045 which advised the status of measures as at 31 July 1998. Inquiries concerning these commodities may be directed to the contact officers nominated, at Customs on telephone no. (02) 6275 6666 or at the Anti-Dumping Authority on telephone no. (02) 6213 6760.

NEW INVESTIGATIONS BY CUSTOMS

ACDNCommodityTariff ClassificationCountry of ExportInitiation DateSecurities ImposedStatement of Essential FactsReport DueACS Contact Officer
98/039CarpetBacking, Woven Polypropylene Primary Fabric5407.20.00/69Belgium Columbia Saudi Arabia UK USA09/07/98To be advised27/10/9811/12/98B. Henry L. Nock
98/048Polystyrene, Expandable (EPS)3903.11.00/12Taiwan
Thailand
13/08/98To be advised01/12/9815/01/99R.Cork
98/050Paper, Uncoated White Cut Ream Copy4823.59.00/05
< 4802.52.00>
Finland26/08/98To be advised14/12/9828/01/99P.Wheelahan

FINAL FINDING INQUIRIES BY THE ANTI-DUMPING AUTHORITY (ADA)

CommodityTariff ClassificationCountry of ExportProvisional Measures (Securities)Date referred to ADADate DueADA Contact Officer
Polystyrene Resin (General Purpose and Impact Modified)3903.19.00/13 3903.90.00/16Hong Kong South Korea Singapore Taiwanyes " " "30/03/98Report to Minister 20/07/98P. Evans
Polymeric Plasticisers3907.99.90/24 3907.60.00/19UKyes (3907.60 only)07/07/9826/10/98P. Evans
Certain Wound Closure Strips3005.10.00/23France Germany USAYes21/07/9809/11/98J. Salvage

INITIATED UNDER SUB SECTION 9(2) OF THE ADA ACT 1988

Commodity

Tariff classification

Country of export

Date initiated

Date due

ADA contact officer

Paper, Coated Woodfree, in sheets - A3 quality and coated paper between 75 and 90gsm

4810.11.90/28

Austria
Belgium
Finland
France
Germany
Indonesia
Italy
Japan
Korea
Netherlands
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan

04/03/98

Report to Minister 15/07/98

M. Bosak

REVIEW INQUIRIES BY THE ANTI-DUMPING AUTHORITY (ADA)

Commodity

Tariff classification

Country of export

Type of review

Initiation date

Date due

ADA contact officer

Cotton Blankets6301.30.10/04ChinaTerminations & Neg. Preliminary Finding03/06/98Customs' termination & neg. preliminary finding confirmed on 03/08/98J. Salvage

COMMODITIES SUBJECT TO ANTI-DUMPING /COUNTERVAILING MEASURES AS AT 31 AUGUST 1998

Commodity

Tariff classification

Country of export

Dumping and/or countervailing (* interim measures)

Nature of review action (if any)

Date of imposition

Expiry date

Customs or ADA contact officer

Brandy

2208.20.10/43, 46

France

C

NIL

27/02/95

27/02/00**

Cherries, Glace

2006.00.90/05

France
Italy

C
C

NIL
NIL

08/04/97

08/04/02**

Cutlery, Disposable Plastic

3924.10.00/08

P.R. China



Thailand

D * (knives & forks)
D *(spoons, sporks, teaspoons)

D *(all above goods)

NIL



NIL

14/07/93

29/09/93

06/12/93

measures lapsed
29/09/98

06/12/98

Fibreglass gun rovings

7019.12.00/44

Brazil
Taiwan
South Korea

D *
D *
Price Undertaking - D

NIL

14/12/94
08/06/94
30/05/94

14/12/99
08/06/99
30/05/99

Glass, Clear Float

7005.29.00/02


/03/04/05/06

P.R. China
Philippines
Thailand
Singapore
Thailand

D
D
D
D *
D *

NIL
NIL
NIL
NIL
Continuation inquiry. ADA report to min. 17/08/98

03/11/97
03/11/97
03/11/97
24/08/94
29/09/93

03/11/02**
03/11/02**
03/11/02**
24/08/99
29/09/98

R Cork (ACS)
S. Shivasabesan
(ADA)

Oil, Canola

1514.90.00/02

Malaysia
Singapore

D *
D *

Continuation inquiry, ADA report due 20/10/98

22/12/93

22/12/98

M Bosak (ADA)

Oil, Soya Bean

1507.90.00/13

Malaysia
Singapore

D *
D *

Continuation inquiry, ADA report due 20/10/98

22/12/93

22/12/98

M Bosak (ADA)

Oil, Sunflower

1512.19.00/23

Malaysia
Singapore

D *
D *

Continuation inquiry, ADA report due 20/10/98

22/12/93

22/12/98

M Bosak (ADA)

Oil, Blended Vegetable

1517.90.00/19

Malaysia
Singapore

D *
D *

Continuation inquiry, ADA report due 20/10/98

22/12/93

22/12/98

M Bosak (ADA)

Panels, Access Floor Cementitious (Steel/ Concrete)

7308.90.00/06

South Africa



P.R. China

D *



D *

Continuation inquiry, ADA report due 08/10/98
NIL

01/12/93



16/08/95

01/12/98



6/08/00

J Salvage (ADA)

Paper, A4 Copy

4823.59.00/05

South Africa (Mondi)
Finland (Kymmene)
Germany (Nordland)
Brazil (Votorentim)
Indonesia (Tjiwi Kimia)
Brazil (others)
USA

D *

Price Undertaking - D

D *

D *

Price Undertaking - D

D *
D *

Continuation inquiry. ACS report due 19/01/99
"

"

"

NIL
NIL

16/02/94

03/02/94

16/02/94

16/02/94

03/02/94

17/01/97
17/01/97

16/02/99

03/02/99

16/02/99

16/02/99

03/02/99

17/01/02
17/01/02

Paper, Coated Woodfree, in sheets

4810.11.90/28

Austria
Finland

Germany
Germany

Japan
Japan

D *
Price undertaking-D

D *
Price undertaking-D

D *
Price undertaking-D

NIL
NIL

NIL
NIL

NIL
NIL

08/05/98
01/05/98

08/05/98
01/05/98

08/05/98
01/05/98

08/05/03
01/05/03

08/05/03
01/05/03

08/05/03
01/05/03

Peaches, Canned

2008.70.00/28

Greece

C

NIL

19/02/97

19/02/02**

Polypropylene Homopolymer

3902.10.00/07

South Korea

D *

NIL

29/09/93

29/09/98

Polystyrene, Expandable

3903.11.00/12

South Korea

D

NIL

03/11/97

03/11/02**

Polyvinyl Chloride homopolymer resin (PVC)

3904.10.00/18

Canada
France
Japan
P.R. China
Thailand
Brazil
Mexico
USA

D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D

NIL
NIL
NIL
NIL
NIL
NIL
NIL
NIL

21/10/97
21/10/97
21/10/97
21/10/97
21/10/97
21/01/97
21/01/97
21/01/97

21/10/02**
21/10/02**
21/10/02**
21/10/02**
21/10/02**
21/01/02**
21/01/02**
21/01/02**

Refrigerators, Domestic

8418.10.00/04 & 05

Thailand

Price Undertaking - D

NIL

17/09/96

16/09/01

Rims, Certain Steel, Demountable Truck Wheel

8708.70.99/71

South Africa

C *

NIL

24/06/98

28/06/03

Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate

3824.90.90/16

Malaysia

D *

NIL

29/07/96

28/07/01

Tomatoes, Canned

2002.10.00/08/09

Italy

D and C

NIL

28/04/97

28/04/02**

Triethanolamine (TEA 85 and TEA 99)

2922.13.00/31

Brazil
USA

D
D

NIL
NIL

19/02/97
19/02/97

19/02/02**
19/02/02**

Trifluralin, Formulated

3808.30.00/50 (previously 3808.30.00/29)

South Africa

C *

NIL

13/04/94

12/04/99


**Measures extended beyond initial 5 year period

LIST OF ACDN'S ISSUED DURING JULY 1998

ACDNDateActionCommodityCountry
98/04326/08/98ACSNotification of revised variable factorsEdible Vegetable OilsMalaysia and Singapore
98/04506/08/98ACSStatus report as at 31 July 1998
98/04606/08/98ACSNotification of revised non-injurious free-on-board pricesClear Float GlassP.R. China
98/04712/08/98ADAConfirmation of the Australian Customs Service's termination and negative preliminary findingCotton BlanketsP.R. China
98/04813/08/98ACSInitiation of an investigationExpandable Polystyrene (EPS)Taiwan & Thailand
98/04917/08/98ACSNotice of continuation inquiryA4 Copy PaperBrazil, Finland, Germany, Indonesia & South Africa
98/05026/08/98ACSInitiation of dumping investigationUncoated White Cut Ream Copy PaperFinland

(Paul O'Connor)
National Manager Trade Measures Branch
For Chief Executive Officer
CANBERRA ACT 2601

10 September 1998