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Australian Customs Notice - 1998/36 -
Thursday, 2nd July 1998

ANTI-DUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING MEASURES - STATUS REPORT AS AT 30 JUNE 1998

This Notice updates Australian Customs Dumping Notice No. 98/032 which advised the status of measures as at 31 May 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.

PRELIMINARY FINDING INVESTIGATIONS BY CUSTOMS

ACDN

Commodity

Tariff classification

Country of export

Initiation date

Date due

ACS contact officer

98/015

Wound/Skin Closure Strips

3005.10.00/23

France

The Federal Republic of Germany

USA

03/04/98

13/07/98

R. Carroll

98/035

Polymeric Plasticisers of the Saturated Polyester Adipate Type

3907.99.90/24

UK

06/04/98

Positive finding on 30/06/98 for Reoplex GL & Dioplate 195

M. Doyle


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

Commodity

Tariff classification

Country of export

Provisional measures (securities)

Date referred to ADA

Date due

ADA contact officer

Rims, certain steel demountable, tubeless truck wheel

8708.70.99/71

Canada
South Africa

Yes
"

21/01/98

Report to Minister 25 May 1998

J. Salvage

Polystyrene Resin

3903.19.00/13

3903.90.00/16

Hong Kong

South Korea
Singapore
Taiwan

yes

"
"
"

30/03/98

20/07/98

P. Evans

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

15/06/98

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

NIL

COMMODITIES SUBJECT TO ANTI-DUMPING /COUNTERVAILING MEASURES AS AT 30 APRIL 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

14/07/98

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 *

Review of non -injurious free-on-board prices
NIL
NIL
NIL
Continuation inquiry. ADA report due by 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 *

Review of the rate of interim duties. Report to Minister due 28/07/98
Continuation inquiry, ADA report due 20/10/98

22/12/93

22/12/98

R Cork (ACS)
L Parkyns (ACS)

M Bosak (ADA)

Oil, Soya Bean

1507.90.00/13

Malaysia
Singapore

D *
D *

Review of the rate of interim duties. Report to Minister due 28/07/98
Continuation inquiry, ADA report due 20/10/98

22/12/93

22/12/98

R Cork (ACS)
L Parkyns (ACS)

M Bosak (ADA)

Oil, Sunflower

1512.19.00/23

Malaysia
Singapore

D *
D *

Review of the rate of interim duties. Report to Minister due 28/07/98
Continuation inquiry, ADA report due 20/10/98

22/12/93

22/12/98

R Cork (ACS)
L Parkyns (ACS)

M Bosak (ADA)

Oil, Blended Vegetable

1517.90.00/19

Malaysia
Singapore

D *
D *

Review of the rate of interim duties. Report to Minister due 28/07/98
Continuation inquiry, ADA report due 20/10/98

22/12/93

22/12/98

R Cork (ACS)
L Parkyns (ACS)

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
Finland (Kymmene)
Finland
Germany
Brazil
USA
Indonesia

D *
Price Undertaking - D
D *
D *
D *
D *
Price Undertaking - D

Public notification that measures expire soon. Submissions due by 27 July 1998. (All countries)

16/02/94

03/02/94
1/02/94
16/02/94
17/01/97
17/01/97
03/02/94

16/02/99

03/02/99
16/02/99
16/02/99
17/01/02
17/01/02
03/02/99

M Bosak (ADA)

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

Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate

3824.90.90/16

Malaysia

D *

Ascertain normal values.
Action complete

29/07/96

28/07/01

G. Jones (ACS)

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 JUNE 1998

ACDN

Date

Action

Commodity

Country

98/032

04/06/98

ACS

Status report as at 31 May 1998

98/033

17/06/98

ADA

Notice of inquiry into whether measures should continue

Cementitious Access Floor Panels

The Republic of South Africa

98/034

25/06/98

ADA

Notice of inquiry into whether measures should continue

Edible Vegetable Oils

Singapore and Malaysia

98/030

26/06/98

ACS

Notification of revised anti-dumping measures

Expandable Polystyrene

The Republic of Korea

98/035

30/06/98

ACS

Preliminary finding

Polymeric Plasticisers

The United Kingdom

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

2 July 1998