PLA7 2019 ER
Certain Hot-rolled Carbon Steel Plate
Notice of Initiation of Expiry Review Investigation

Ottawa, May 10, 2019

On May 9, 2019, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), pursuant to subsection 76.03(3) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), initiated an expiry review of its finding made on May 20, 2014, in Inquiry No. NQ-2013-005, concerning the dumping of hot rolled carbon steel plate originating in or exported from Brazil, Denmark, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, and South Korea.

As a result of the CITT’s expiry review, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) today initiated an expiry review investigation to determine, pursuant to paragraph 76.03(7)(a) of SIMA, whether the expiry of the finding is likely to result in the continuation or resumption of dumping of the subject goods. The CBSA will make a determination no later than October 4, 2019, and will issue a Statement of Reasons by October 18, 2019.

The subject goods are “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 from 24 inches (+/–610 mm) to 152 inches (+/–3,860 mm) inclusive, and thicknesses from 0.187 inches (+/–4.75 mm) up to and including 3.0 inches (76.2 mm) (with all dimensions being plus or minus allowable tolerances contained in the applicable standards), but excluding plate for use in the manufacture of pipe and tube (also known as skelp); plate in coil form, plate having a rolled, raised figure at regular intervals on the surface (also known as floor plate), originating in or exported from the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Kingdom of Denmark, the Republic of Indonesia, the Italian Republic, Japan, and the Republic of Korea.”

Please note the subject good exclusions at:

The subject goods are normally classified under the following tariff classification numbers:

Prior to January 1, 2019, the subject goods were normally 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.

As part of its expiry review investigation, the CBSA forwarded questionnaires to Canadian producers, importers and exporters. 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 officer identified below. Responses to all questionnaires are due at the CBSA’s office in Ottawa by June 17, 2019.

A detailed schedule for the investigation is available at:

Questions relating to the expiry review should be addressed to:

  • Sanjivan Sandhu: 613-954-7170


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