Manufacturers of construction products such as steel and aluminium are set to benefit from a tightening of regulation preventing the dumping of products from China and elsewhere after legislation to implement changes to Australia’s anti-dumping laws passed through both houses of Parliament.

Introduced into Parliament in February, the Customs Amendment (Anti-Dumping Measures) Bill will enable the Minister for Industry to direct the Anti-Dumping Commissioner on the circumstances in which the Minister would be satisfied that exporters from overseas had failed to cooperate with anti-dumping investigations and should therefore be subject to more…