CITT Announces Continuation of Finding on Certain Seamless Oil and Gas Well Casing

On November 28, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued its order and reasons regarding the expiry review on seamless carbon or alloy steel oil and gas well casing originating or exported from China.

The CITT has determined that the dumping of the above mentioned goods would continue to cause injury to the Canadian domestic industry.

This follows the CBSA Expiry Review Determination made on July 6, 2018.

The subject goods are described as “seamless carbon or alloy steel oil and gas well casing, whether plain end, beveled, threaded or threaded and coupled, heat-treated or non-heat-treated, meeting American Petroleum Institute (API) specification 5CT, with an outside diameter not exceeding 11.75 inches (298.5 mm), in all grades, including proprietary grades, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.”

The Casing is usually classified under HS numbers 7304.29.00.11, 7304.29.00.19, 7304.29.00.21 and 7304.29.00.29. The HS classification codes are provided for convenience of reference only. Please refer to the product definition for the authoritative details of the subject goods.

Additional information is contained in CITT Order and Reasons available on the CITT website.

Please contact your Livingston account representative should you have any questions.