Provisional duties no longer payable on Sucker Rods from Argentina, Brazil & Mexico

March 26, 2020 – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), on March 20, 2020, accepted the undertaking proposals received from the exporters Metalmecanica S.A. from Argentina, Confab Industrial S.A. from Brazil, and Tubos de Acero de Mexico S.A. from Mexico, regarding certain sucker rods originating in or exported from Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. These exporters represent all of the dumped goods exported to Canada during this investigation.

Accordingly, the CBSA has suspended the collection of provisional duties with respect to the subject goods and suspended the investigation for as long as the undertakings are in force.

Following the CBSA’s notice of acceptance of undertakings, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), on March 20, 2020, suspended its inquiry.

Information regarding the acceptance of undertakings in dumping and subsidy investigations is provided in Customs D Memorandum D14-1-9.

The CBSA’s Notice of Acceptance of Undertakings is found on the CBSA website.

The CITT Notice of Suspension of Inquiry can be found on CITT’s website.

Refer to the Measures in Force for additional information regarding this investigation.

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