Government of Canada initiates SIMA investigation of certain pea protein from China

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced on April 22, 2024, that it has launched a SIMA investigation respecting the alleged dumping and subsidizing of certain High Protein Content Pea Protein, originating in or exported China. The investigation follows a complaint filed by Nutri-Pea GP Inc. and Roquette Canada Ltd.

Subsequently the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) initiated a preliminary inquiry to determine if the alleged dumping and subsidizing of said goods has caused injury or is threatening to cause injury to Canadian manufacturers. The CITT is scheduled to make their determination no later than June 20, 2024.             

Full details regarding the CBSA’s investigation are available here

Details of the CITT preliminary injury inquiry are available on the CITT website.

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