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Anti-Dumping Duties

The following is available on the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) website.

Polyethylene Terephthalate Resin, Preliminary Injury Inquiry No. PI‑2017-002

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal, has conducted a preliminary injury inquiry into whether the evidence discloses a reasonable indication that the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of polyethylene terephthalate resin (PET resin) having an intrinsic viscosity of at least 0.70 deciliters per gram but not more than 0.88 deciliters per gram, including PET resin that contains various additives introduced in the manufacturing process, as well as blends of virgin PET resin and recycled PET containing 50 percent or more virgin PET resin content by weight, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of India, the Sultanate of Oman and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (the subject goods), have caused injury or retardation or are threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry.

This preliminary injury inquiry follows the notification, on August 18, 2017, that the President of the Canada Border Services Agency had initiated an investigation into the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of the subject goods.

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal hereby determines that the evidence discloses a reasonable indication that the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of the subject goods have caused injury to the domestic industry.

The following information is now available on the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) website.

Silicon Metal – Final Decisions – Statement of Reasons

The Canada Border Services Agency terminated the dumping investigation in respect of certain silicon metal exported to Canada from the Federative Republic of Brazil by RIMA Industrial S.A., and from the Kingdom of Norway by Elkem AS.

On the same date, the Canada Border Services Agency terminated the subsidy investigation in respect of certain silicon metal exported to Canada from the Kingdom of Thailand by Sica New Materials (Thailand) Co., Ltd., and certain silicon metal originating in or exported from Thailand by all other exporters.

In respect of certain silicon metal originating in or exported from the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, and the Kingdom of Thailand for which the dumping investigation has not been terminated, the Canada Border Services Agency made a final determination of dumping and a final determination of subsidizing respecting such goods from the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Malaysia, and the Kingdom of Norway.

Carbon Steel Welded Pipe – Final Determination – Statement of Reasons

On September 29, 2017, the Canada Border Services Agency continued the final determination of dumping with respect to certain carbon steel welded pipe originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei with the following amendments: the CBSA terminated the dumping investigation regarding certain carbon steel welded pipe exported to Canada by Chung Hung Steel Corporation and Shin Yang Steel Co. Ltd.; and revised the margins of dumping of certain carbon steel welded pipe originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei determined for all other exporters.