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Output 5 - Anti-dumping and countervailing administration

Output 5 pricing is shown in the financial statements.

This Output covers the investigation of dumping and countervailing complaints and the determination, implementation and review of associated measures. It also covers:

Trade measures programs enable, where appropriate, Australian industry to benefit from Australia’s membership of the WTO agreements on anti-dumping and subsidies and countervailing measures.

Key objectives in 2004–05 were to:

Key achievements were:

Figure 41: Performance against targets set in the 2004–05 Portfolio Budget Statement–Output 5

Quality/quantity performance measures

Target*

Actual

Quality

 

 

Proportion of anti-dumping/countervailing cases and reviews completed within 155 days

 

 

Cases

100%

56.0%^

Reviews

100%

0.0%^

Quantity

 

 

Number of anti-dumping/countervailing cases

**

 

Carried forward from 2003–04

 

4

Lodged

 

16

Rejected

 

7

Withdrawn/Terminated

 

8

Concluded (approved by Minister)

 

2

Carried forward to 2005–06

 

3

Number of anti-dumping/countervailing reviews

**

 

Carried forward from 2004–05

 

2

Initiated

 

15

Rejected

 

2

Withdrawn/Terminated

 

0

Concluded (approved by Minister)

 

2

Carried forward to 2005–06

 

13

Appeals to the Federal Court

**

3

Price

$5.283m

$7.816m 

* Targets may be performance targets, service level targets or estimates.

** Workloads against these measures cannot be anticipated as they are dependent on international trends/economic circumstances beyond Customs control.

^  The Minister can approve an extension to the time in which an investigation must be completed. Taking into account approved extensions of time, all investigations were completed within the statutory timeframes.

 

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