CITT Notice of Expiry of Order on Aluminum Extrusions from China

On January 17, 2019, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) gave a Notice of Expiry of the order made on March 17, 2014, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of certain aluminum extrusions originating in or exported from China. The finding is scheduled to expire on March 16, 2019.

The subject goods are described as “aluminum extrusions produced via an extrusion process of alloys having metallic elements falling within the alloy designations published by The Aluminum Association commencing with 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 or 7 (or proprietary or other certifying body equivalents), with the finish being as extruded (mill), mechanical, anodized or painted or otherwise coated, whether or not worked, having a wall thickness greater than 0.5 mm, with a maximum weight per metre of 22 kg and a profile or cross-section which fits within a circle having a diameter of 254 mm”. Exclusions are found in Appendix 1 of the CITT’s Notice of Expiry of Order.

The subject goods are usually classified under HS codes: 7604.10.00.30, 7604.10.00.40, 7604.21.00.10, 7604.21.00.90, 7604.29.00.11, 7604.29.00.19, 7604.29.00.21, 7604.29.00.29, 7604.29.00.30, 7608.10.00.10, 7608.10.00.90, 7608.20.00.00, 7610.10.00.10, 7610.10.00.20, 7610.10.00.30, 7610.90.10.10, 7610.90.10.20,  7610.90.10.30, 7610.90.10.90, 7610.90.90.10, 7610.90.90.20, 7610.90.90.30, 7610.90.90.90. However, these classification numbers are for ease of reference only. Refer to the product definition for the authoritative details regarding the subject goods.

Interested firms, organizations, persons or governments wishing to make submissions on whether an expiry review is warranted must file a notice of participation with the CITT on or before February 4, 2019.

On February 5, 2019, the CITT will distribute the list of participants. The deadline for filing submissions is February 12, 2019. If there are opposing views, each party may file a response no later than February 21, 2019.

Documents should be filed electronically through the CITT Secure E-filing Service. Only one electronic copy is required.

The CITT will issue a decision on March 8, 2019, on whether an expiry review is warranted. If the CITT decides that an expiry review is not warranted, the finding will expire on its scheduled expiry date. If the CITT decides an expiry review is warranted, it will issue a notice of expiry review.

Further details regarding this proceeding, including submission dates, filing procedures, and an expiry review schedule are contained in the Notice of Expiry of Order.

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