On , the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), pursuant to subsection 76.03(1) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), initiated an expiry review of its order made on , in Expiry Review No. RR-2017-005, concerning the dumping of certain carbon steel welded pipe originating in or exported from the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu (Chinese Taipei), India, Oman, South Korea, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates and the subsidizing of certain carbon steel welded pipe originating in or exported from India.
As a result of the CITT’s expiry review, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has today initiated an expiry review investigation to determine, pursuant to paragraph 76.03(7)(a) of SIMA, whether the expiry of the order is likely to result in the continuation or resumption of dumping and/or subsidizing of the subject goods. The CBSA will make a determination no later than , and will issue a Statement of Reasons by .
The product definition and the applicable tariff classification numbers of the goods subject to the CITT’s order are contained in Appendix 1 (subject goods).
As part of its expiry review investigation, the CBSA has solicited responses to questionnaires from Canadian producers, importers, exporters and the Government of India. Any Canadian producers, importers or exporters who have not received a letter from the CBSA who wish to provide a response to the questionnaire are advised to contact the CBSA SIMA Registry and Disclosure Unit by email. Responses to all questionnaires are due at the CBSA SIMA Registry and Disclosure Unit's email address by .
A detailed schedule for the expiry review investigation is available.
- Ted Chester: 343-553-1888
- Ozzy Morillon: 343-597-4128
Appendix 1—Product definition
Subject goods definition
Carbon steel welded pipe, commonly identified as standard pipe, in the nominal size range from 1/2 inch up to and including 6 inches (12.7 mm to 168.3 mm in outside diameter) inclusive, in various forms and finishes, usually supplied to meet ASTM A53, ASTM A135, ASTM A252, ASTM A589, ASTM A795, ASTM F1083 or Commercial Quality, or AWWA C200-97 or equivalent specifications, including water well casing, piling pipe, sprinkler pipe and fencing pipe, but excluding oil and gas line pipe made to API specifications exclusively, originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei (excluding goods exported from Chinese Taipei by Chung Hung Steel Corporation and Shin Yang Steel Co. Ltd), the Republic of India, the Sultanate of Oman, the Republic of Korea, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates (excluding goods exported from the United Arab Emirates by Conares Metal Supply Ltd.).
- 1 mm thick carbon steel tubing (SPCC-1, 25.6 mm in outside diameter), double coated (first coated with acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, then with polyvinyl chloride) and
- non-galvanized, ASTM A53, Grade B, Schedule 80 pipe, with an inside diameter of 1 1/4 inches to 1 1/2 inches, in 22-ft. lengths, with the inside weld scarfed, originating in/or exported from the Republic of Korea, and produced with AISI C1022M steel with a carbon content of 0.18 percent to 0.23 percent and a manganese content of 0.80 percent to 1.00 percent
Tariff classification numbers
The importation of the subject goods are usually classified under the following tariff classification numbers:
This listing of tariff classification numbers is for convenience of reference only. Refer to the product definition for authoritative details regarding the subject goods.
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