CITT Notice of Expiry of Finding on Concrete Reinforcing Bar

November 5, 2019 – On October 18, 2019, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) gave a Notice of Expiry of the finding made on January 9, 2015, concerning the dumping of certain Concrete Reinforcing Bar originating in or exported from China, Korea and Turkey and the subsidizing of said goods originating or exported from China. The finding is scheduled to expire on January 8, 2020.

For complete product description of the subject goods as well as exclusions, please refer to the case in the Measures in Force.

The subject goods are usually classified under HS codes 7213.10.00.00, 7214.20.00.00, 7215.90.00.90 and 7227.90.00.90. 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 November 4, 2019.

On November 5, 2019, the CITT will distribute the list of participants. The deadline for filing submissions is November 12, 2019. If there are opposing views, each party may file a response no later than November 22, 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 by December 9, 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 that an expiry review is warranted, it will issue a notice of expiry review.

Further details regarding this proceeding, including submission dates, filing procedures, and a schedule of key events, are contained in the CITT’s Notice of Expiry of Finding.

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