Government of Canada initiates SIMA investigation on wire rod

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced on March 8, 2024, that it has launched a SIMA investigation respecting the alleged dumping of certain wire rod, originating in, or exported China, Egypt, and Vietnam. The investigation follows a complaint filed by Ivaco Rolling Mills 2004 LP.

Subsequently the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) initiated a preliminary inquiry to determine if the alleged dumping 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 May 7, 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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