CITT initiates expiry review investigation on whole potatoes

On December 30, 2014, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they will conduct an expiry review investigation on whole potatoes if the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) determines that there is continuation or resumption of dumping of certain whole potatoes originating in or exported from the United States of America.

The subject goods are described as: Whole potatoes originating in or exported from the U.S. for use or consumption in British Columbia, but excluding:

  • seed potatoes;
  • imports during the period from May 1 to July 31 (inclusive) of each calendar year;
  • red potatoes;
  • yellow potatoes;
  • exotic potato varieties; and
  • white and russet potatoes imported in 50-pound cartons in the following count sizes: 40, 50, 60, 70 and 80.

These goods are generally classified under H.S. classifications 0701.90.00.10 & 0701.90.00.20.

Any firm wishing to participate in this expiry review must file a notice of participation with the Tribunal no later than May 14, 2015. Written submissions & requests for information should be sent to:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal
15th Floor, 333 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0G7

Telephone: 613-993-3595
Fax: 613-990-2439

Should the CITT determine that an expiry review is not warranted, the finding will expire on September 9, 2015.

More information can be found on the Canadian International Trade Tribunal’s website