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Anti-Dumping Duties

The following is available in its entirety on the Canadian International Trade Tribunal website

Silicon Metal, Inquiry No. NQ-2017-001

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal has conducted an inquiry to determine whether the dumping of silicon metal containing at least 96.00% but less than 99.99% silicon by weight, and silicon metal containing between 89.00% and 96.00% silicon by weight that contains aluminum greater than 0.20% by weight, of all forms and sizes, originating in or exported from the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, the Kingdom of Norway and the Kingdom of Thailand, and the subsidizing of the above-mentioned goods originating in or exported from the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Malaysia, the Kingdom of Norway and the Kingdom of Thailand, have caused injury or are threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry.

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal hereby finds that the dumping and/or subsidizing of the above-mentioned goods originating in or exported from the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, the Kingdom of Norway and the Kingdom of Thailand have not caused injury and are not threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry.

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.

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 is available in its entirety on the Canada Border Services Agency website

Copper Pipe Fittings – Notice of Initiation of Investigations

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated investigations on October 27, 2017, under the Special Import Measures Act respecting the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of certain copper pipe fittings originating in or exported from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.  The investigations follow a complaint filed by Cello Products Inc.

The subject goods are usually classified under the following Harmonized System classification numbers:

7412.10.00.11
7412.10.00.19
7412.10.00.90
7412.20.00.11
7412.20.00.12
7412.20.00.19
7412.20.00.90

Additional information about the investigations will be available in a Statement of Reasons that will be available within 15 days on the CBSA website.