CITT Issues Preliminary Determination of Injury on Heavy Plate

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), on July 27, 2020, determined that the alleged injurious dumping of certain hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low-alloy steel plate originating in or exported from Taiwan, Germany, Korea, Malaysia and Turkey has caused injury or retardation or are threatening to cause injury to the Canadian domestic industry.

This preliminary injury inquiry followed the notification on May 27, 2020, that the President of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) had initiated investigations into the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of the above-mentioned goods.

For additional product details of the subject goods, refer to CBSA’s Notice of Initiation of Investigation.

The goods in question are usually classified under classification numbers 7208.51.00.10, 7208.51.00.93, 7208.51.00.94, 7208.51.00.95, 7208.52.00.10, 7208.52.00.93 & 7208.52.00.96. These HS codes are listed for convenience of reference only. Pease refer to the product definition for authorative details regarding the subject goods.

A preliminary determination by CBSA of dumping/subsidy can be expected within 30 days, at which time, depending on CBSA’s decision, provisional duties may commence.

The statement of reasons containing additional details of the determination will be posted on CITT’s website within 15 days.

This CITT preliminary determination is found CITT’s website.

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