SIMA – Preliminary Determinations Respecting Certain Hot-rolled Carbon Steel Plate and High-strength Low-alloy Steel Plate

On September 8, 2015, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) pursuant to subsection 38(1) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) made preliminary determinations of dumping and subsidizing with respect to certain hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low-alloy steel plate originating in or exported from the Republic of India and the Russian Federation.

The goods in question are usually classified under the following Harmonized System classification numbers:

  • 7208.51.00.10
  • 7208.51.00.91
  • 7208.51.00.92
  • 7208.51.00.93
  • 7208.51.00.94
  • 7208.51.00.95
  • 7208.52.00.10
  • 7208.52.00.91
  • 7208.52.00.92
  • 7208.52.00.93
  • 7208.52.00.94
  • 7208.52.00.95

Note that this listing of HS codes is for convenience of reference only. Refer to the product definition for authoritative details regarding the subject goods.

Provisional duties will now be payable on the subject goods that are released from customs on or after September 8, 2015.

Additional information about these investigations is contained in a Statement of Reasons, which will be available within 15 days on the CBSA’s website: www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/sima-lmsi.

For additional information regarding the application of provisional duties on subject goods imported into Canada, please refer to the following link which contains contact information of CBSA Enforcement officers: www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/sima-lmsi/contact-eng.html.

Investigations Contacts:

Matthew Lerette : 613-954-7398

Robert Wright : 613-954-1643

Email: simaregistry-depotlmsi@cbsa-asfc.gc.ca

ESTIMATED MARGINS OF DUMPING, ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF SUBSIDY AND PROVISIONAL DUTIES BY EXPORTER

Exporter Estimated Margin of Dumping* Estimated Amount of Subsidy* Provisional Duty Payable*
India
Jindal Steel and Power Limited 220.5% 20.3% 240.8%
Steel Authority of India Limited 220.5% 20.3% 240.8%
All Other Exporters 220.5% 20.3% 240.8%
Russia
Severstal 32.0% 18.9% 50.9%
All Other Exporters 220.5% 18.9% 239.4%

* As a percentage of export price

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