On August 12th, 2015, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they have initiated an expiry review concerning the dumping and subsidizing of carbon steel bar grating and alloy steel bar grating, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.
Concurrently, on August 13, 2015, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated an investigation to determine whether the expiry of the finding is likely to result in the continuation or resumption of dumping and/or subsidization of the subject goods.
The subject goods are described as carbon steel bar grating and alloy steel bar grating consisting of load-bearing pieces and cross pieces, produced as standard grating or heavy-duty grating, in panel form, whether or not galvanized, painted, coated, clad or plated. The subject goods are normally classified under the following Harmonized System classification numbers:
7308.90.00.10, 7308.90.00.20, 7308.90.00.30, 7308.90.00.40, 7308.90.00.50, 7308.90.00.60, 7308.90.00.91, 7308.90.00.92, 7308.90.00.93, 7308.90.00.94, 7308.90.00.95, 7308.90.00.96, 7308.90.00.99
Additional Product Information:
The subject goods can be referred to as “metal bar grating”, “steel grating” or simply “bar grating”. The goods are sold in “panel” or “mat” form, produced as either standard bar grating or heavy-duty bar grating.
Any firm wishing to participate in the CITT proceedings must file a notice of participation with the Tribunal on or before December 29th, 2015. Written submissions & requests for information should be sent to:
Canadian International Trade Tribunal
15th Floor, 333 Laurier Avenue West
More information can be found on the Canadian International Trade Tribunal’s website.
Any Canadian producers, importers or exporters who have not received a letter from the CBSA who wish to provide a response to the questionnaire are advised to contact:
Responses to all questionnaires are due at the CBSA’s office in Ottawa by September 18, 2015.
More information can be found on the CBSA website.