Provisional Duty is Now Being Assessed on Certain Copper Pipe fittings from Vietnam

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced on January 25, 2018 that Provisional Duties are now payable on certain fabricated industrial steel components (FISC) released from customs on or after January 25, 2018.

The subject goods include Pressure pipe fittings and drainage, waste and vent pipe fittings, made of cast copper alloy, wrought (or “wrot”) copper alloy or wrought copper for use in heating, plumbing, air conditioning and refrigeration applications originating in or exported from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, restricted to the products enumerated in Appendix 1.

Appendix 1, which contains an extensive listing of subject goods, is provided in the Measures in Force.

Subject copper pipe fittings are usually classified under HS classification numbers, 7412.10.00.11, 7412.10.0019, 7412.10.00.90, 7412.20.00.11, 7412.20.00.12, 7412.20.00.19, 7412.20.00.90.

Please note that HS classification numbers provided are for convenience of reference only.

Refer to the product definition provided in the Canadian International Trade Tribunal’s Preliminary Injury Inquiry for authoritative details regarding the subject goods.

The CBSA preliminary decision details are found on CBSA’s website.

Additional information about the investigations will be available in a Statement of Reasons that will be available within 15 days on the CBSA website.

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