Certain Copper Pipe Fittings Originating In or Exported From the United States of America, the Republic of Korea and the People's Republic of China
Application of anti-dumping and countervailing duties
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This memorandum refers to the application of anti-dumping duty in accordance with section 3 of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) to importations of certain copper pipe fittings originating in or exported from the United States of America (United States), the Republic of Korea (Korea) and the People's Republic of China (China) and to the application of countervailing duties in accordance with the same section of SIMA to importations of certain copper pipe fittings originating in or exported from China. These duties are applied as a result of the findings of injury by the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (Tribunal).
1. The subject goods are defined as:
“Solder joint pressure pipe fittings and solder joint drainage, waste and vent pipe fittings, made of cast copper alloy, wrought copper alloy or wrought copper, for use in heating, plumbing, air conditioning and refrigeration applications.”
The subject goods are restricted to the products enumerated in the CBSA’s web site at the following address: www.cbsa.gc.ca/sima-lmsi/menu-eng.html.
2. The dates of the proceedings and findings in this matter are:
|Initiation of Investigation||June 8, 2006|
|Extension of Investigation||August 17, 2006|
|Preliminary Determination||October 20, 2006|
|Final Determination||January 18, 2007|
|Tribunal Injury Findings||February 19, 2007|
|Tribunal Orders||February 17, 2012|
3. The subject goods are properly classified under the Harmonized System classification numbers:
4. The liability for anti-dumping and countervailing duties results from the proceedings conducted under SIMA and from the findings of the Tribunal.
5. Information regarding the normal value of the goods in question and the amount of anti-dumping and countervailing duty payable should be obtained from the exporters. In addition, information may be made available to importers on a need-to-know basis in accordance with the provisions of Memorandum D14-1-2, Disclosure of Normal Values, Export Prices, and Amounts of Subsidy Established Under the Special Import Measures Act to Importers.
6. For importations of subject goods produced or exported by a company in the United States, Korea or China that has not been issued their own normal values, the anti-dumping duty is the following percentage, taken as a percent of the export price, as determined under section 24, 25 or 29 of SIMA:
All companies 242.0%
7. For importations of subject goods produced or exported by a company in China that has not been issued their own amount of subsidy, the countervailing duty is equal to 17.73 RMB/kg.
|Issuing office|| Anti-dumping and Countervailing
Directorate Programs Branch
|Headquarters file||4214-12, 4218-21|
|Legislative references||Special Import Measures Act, section 3|
|Superseded memoranda D||D15-2-50, August 1, 2007|