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Anti-Dumping Duties

Carbon Steel Welded Pipe – Notice of Preliminary Determination

On October 18, 2018, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) made a preliminary determination of dumping with respect of certain carbon steel welded pipe from Pakistan, the Philippines, Turkey and Vietnam.

The goods in question are usually classified under the following tariff classification numbers:

7306.30.00.10
7306.30.00.20
7306.30.00.30

Provisional duties will now be payable on the subject goods that are released from customs on or after October 18, 2018.

Pakistan – 58.0%
Philippines – 30.1%
Turkey – 95.0%
Vietnam – 47.7%

Silicon Metal, Expiry Review No. RR-2018-003

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal has initiated an expiry review concerning the dumping and subsidizing of silicon metal containing at least 96.00 percent but less than 99.99 percent silicon by weight, and silicon metal containing between 89.00 percent and 96.00 percent silicon by weight that contains aluminium greater than 0.20 percent by weight, of all forms and sizes, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.

In this expiry review, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will first determine whether the expiry of the finding in respect of the subject goods is likely to result in the continuation or resumption of dumping or subsidizing of the subject goods. If the CBSA determines that the expiry of the finding in respect of any goods is likely to result in the continuation or resumption of dumping or subsidizing, the Tribunal will then conduct an expiry review to determine if the continued or resumed dumping or subsidizing are likely to result in injury. The CBSA will provide notice of its determinations within 150 days after receiving notice of the Tribunal’s decision to initiate an expiry review, that is, no later than March 15, 2019. The Tribunal will issue its order and its statement of reasons no later than August 22, 2019.

Carbon Steel Welded Pipe, Expiry Review No. RR‑2017-005

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal has conducted an expiry review of certain carbon steel welded pipe originating in and or exported from Chinese Taipei, the Republic of India, the Sulatnate of Oman, the Republic of Korea, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates and continues its finding in respect of the aforementioned goods.

Certain Fabricated Industrial Steel Components, Statement of Essential Facts

In making a scope ruling the CBSA takes into account any prescribed factors as well as any other factor that is considered relevant in the circumstances. A

Accordingly, the CBSA considered the following factors in making its preliminary assessment:

The physical characteristics of the goods;
The uses of the goods;
The technical specifications of the goods;
The channels of distributions of the goods;
The description of the goods in the CITT finding; and
The reasons for the CITT finding.

It is expected that the scope proceeding will be concluded by November 23, 2018.

Cold-Rolled Steel, Preliminary Injury Inquiry No. PI-2018-002

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal conducted a preliminary injury inquiry into whether the evidence discloses a reasonable indication that the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of cold-reduced flat‑rolled sheet products of carbon steel (alloy and non-alloy), in coils or cut lengths, in thicknesses up to 0.142 inches (3.61 mm) and widths up to 73 inches (1854 mm) inclusive, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and excluding: a) organic coated (including pre-paint and laminate) and metallic coated steel; b) steel products for use in the manufacture of passenger automobiles, buses, trucks, ambulances or hearses or chassis therefor, or parts thereof, or accessories or parts thereof; c) steel products for use in the manufacture of aeronautic products; d) perforated steel; e) stainless steel; f) silicon-electrical steel; and g) tool steel, have caused injury or retardation or are threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry.

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal determines that there is evidence that discloses a reasonable indication that the dumping and subsidizing of the above-mentioned goods have caused or are threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry.