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Decorative and other non‑structural plywood – Notice of initiation of investigations

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated investigations, on June 11, 2020, under the Special Import Measures Act respecting the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of certain decorative and other non‑structural plywood from China.

The investigations follow a complaint filed by Columbia Forest Products, Husky Plywood, Rockshield Engineered Wood Products, ULC, and the Canadian Hardwood Plywood and Veneer Association.

The subject goods are usually imported under the following tariff classification numbers:

4412.10.00.00
4412.33.00.20
4412.34.00.00
4412.39.00.22
4412.94.00.00
4412.99.90.30
4412.31.00.00
4412.33.00.30
4412.39.00.10
4412.39.00.23
4412.99.10.00
4412.99.90.90
4412.33.00.10
4412.33.00.90
4412.39.00.21
4412.39.00.90
4412.99.90.10

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

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