Import Container Chassis from China? You Might Need to Pay Provisional SIMA Duties

Importers of certain container chassis must now pay provisional SIMA duties on certain types of those products which originated in or were exported from China. This announcement will increase the cost of doing business for these companies.

The CBSA reached a preliminary determination of dumping and subsidizing of these goods on October 21st, 2021. You can find full details of the agency’s preliminary determination here. Now, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) will investigate whether dumping and subsidizing of these goods has injured Canadian producers or if it threatens to cause injury. Details regarding the CITT’s injury inquiry will be available on the CITT website.

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