Government of Canada Initiates Expiry Review concerning Aluminum Extrusions

On March 8, 2019, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) initiated an expiry review of its finding of injury made on March 17, 2014, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of Aluminum Extrusions originating in or exported from China.

On March 11, 2019, as a result of the CITT’s expiry review, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated an expiry review investigation to determine whether the expiry of the above finding is likely to result in the continuation or resumption of dumping and/or subsidizing of the subject goods.

The CBSA will make a determination no later than August 6, 2019, and will issue a Statement of Reasons by August 21, 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 Review 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.

As part of its expiry review investigation, the CBSA has forwarded questionnaires to Canadian producers, importers, exporters and to the Government of China. Any Canadian producers, importers or exporters who have not received a letter and wish to provide a response to the questionnaire or have additional questions concerning the expiry review are advised to contact by telephone:

Denis Chenier – 613-952-7547

WuPing Wei: 613-954-7180

Or by e-mail to:

Responses to all questionnaires are due at the CBSA’s office in Ottawa by April 15, 2019.

The complete CITT Notice of Expiry Review containing additional information and an expiry review schedule is available on the CITT website.

The CBSA Notice of Expiry Review Investigation is available on CBSA Website.

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