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Anti-Dumping Duties

Hot-rolled Carbon Steel Plate – Notice of Review

On April 30, 2020, pursuant to paragraph 76.1(1)(b) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), the Minister of Finance asked the Canadian International Trade Tribunal to review its finding of May 20, 2014, in Inquiry No. NQ-2013-005, that the dumping of certain hot-rolled carbon steel plate from the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Kingdom of Denmark, the Republic of Indonesia, the Italian Republic, Japan and the Republic of Korea was threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry, and to have regard to the recommendations and rulings of the Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in relation to the WTO panel report in Canada – Anti-Dumping Measures on Imports of Certain Carbon Steel Welded Pipe from the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu (DS482). The Tribunal hereby gives notice that it has initiated such a review.

The Minister also requested that the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) review its decisions taken under subsection 41(1) of SIMA in respect of individual exporters with de minimis margins of dumping, i.e. steel plate exported by Hyundai Steel Company. The outcome of the CBSA’s review may require that the Tribunal review its threat of injury finding. The CBSA’s notice regarding the initiation of its review can be found at cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/sima-lmsi/i-e/ad1402-1404/ad1402-1404-nr-eng.html.

The Tribunal invites parties interested in participating in this review to file a notice of participation with the Tribunal on or before June 22, 2020. Each counsel who intends to represent a party in this proceeding must file a notice of representation, as well as a declaration and undertaking, with the Tribunal on or before June 22, 2020.

This Notice is available in its entirety on the CITT website

Oil Country Tubular Goods – Notice of Review

On April 30, 2020, pursuant to paragraph 76.1(1)(b) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), the Minister of Finance asked the Canadian International Trade Tribunal to review its finding of April 2, 2015, in Inquiry No. NQ-2014-002, that the dumping of oil country tubular goods from Chinese Taipei, the Republic of India, the Republic of Indonesia, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Korea, the Kingdom of Thailand, the Republic of Turkey, Ukraine and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam was threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry, and to have regard to the recommendations and rulings of the Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in relation to the WTO panel report in Canada – Anti-Dumping Measures on Imports of Certain Carbon Steel Welded Pipe from the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu (DS482). The Tribunal hereby gives notice that it has initiated such a review.

The Minister also requested that the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) review its decisions taken under subsection 41(1) of SIMA in respect of individual exporters with de minimis margins of dumping, i.e. oil country tubular goods exported by Hyundai Hysco Co., Ltd., and Borusan Mannesmann Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. The outcome of the CBSA’s review may require that the Tribunal review its threat of injury finding.

The Tribunal invites parties interested in participating in this review to file a notice of participation with the Tribunal on or before June 22, 2020. Each counsel who intends to represent a party in this proceeding must file a notice of representation, as well as a declaration and undertaking, with the Tribunal on or before June 22, 2020.

This Notice is available in its entirety on the CITT website

Certain Hot‑Rolled Steel Plate – Expiry review determination

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated an expiry review investigation to determine whether the expiry of the order is likely to result in the continuation or resumption of dumping of the subject goods.

That investtigation has now been completed and the CBSA has determined that the expiry of the order is likely to result in the continuation or resumption of dumping of certain hot‑rolled steel plate originating in or exported from Ukraine.

The CITT will now conduct an inquiry to determine whether the expiry of its order is likely to result in injury to the Canadian industry and has announced that it will issue its decision no later than November 10, 2020.

 

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