Notice was received by the Canadian International Trade Tribunal on October 9, 2020, from the Director General of the Trade and Anti-dumping Programs Directorate at the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), stating that a preliminary determination had been made respecting the dumping of certain hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high strength low-alloy steel plate not further manufactured than hot-rolled, heat-treated or not, in cut lengths, in widths greater than 72 inches (+/ 1,829 mm) to 152 inches (+/ 3,860 mm) inclusive, and thicknesses from 0.375 inches (+/ 9.525 mm) up to and including 4.5 inches (+/ 114.3 mm) (with all dimensions being plus or minus allowable tolerances contained in the applicable standards), originating in or exported from the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, and Matsu (Chinese Taipei), the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Turkey (the subject goods), but excluding:
• plate in coil form,
• plate having a rolled, raised figure at regular intervals on the surface (also known as floor plate), and
• plate originating in or exported from the Republic of Korea which is covered by the Tribunal’s finding in Inquiry No. NQ-2013-005.
For greater certainty, the subject goods include steel plate which contains alloys greater than required by recognized industry standards, provided the steel does not meet recognized industry standards for an alloy grade steel plate.
Pursuant to section 42 of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), the Tribunal has initiated an inquiry to determine whether the dumping of the above-mentioned goods has caused injury or retardation or is threatening to cause injury, and to determine such other matters as the Tribunal is required to determine under that section…
This notice is available in its entirety on the CITT website.
Source: Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT); Canadian Society of Customs Brokers (CSCB)