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-2017-003, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of certain steel piling pipe originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (subject goods).
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 subject goods are defined as: “Carbon and alloy steel pipe piles, commonly identified as piling pipe, in outside diameter ranging from 3 1/2 inches up to and including 16 inches (8.9 cm to 40.6 cm) inclusive, in commercial quality and in various forms and finishes, usually supplied to meet ASTM A252, ASTM A500, CSA G.40.21 or comparable specifications or standards, whether single, dual or multiple certified, excluding carbon steel welded pipe, in the nominal size range of 3 1/2 inches up to and including 6 inches (89 mm to 168.3 mm) in outside diameter, in various forms and finishes, usually supplied to meet ASTM A252 or equivalent specifications, other than carbon steel welded pipe in the nominal size range of 3 1/2 inches up to and including 6 inches, dual-stencilled to meet the requirements of both specification ASTM A252, Grades 1 to 3, and specification API 5L, with bevelled ends and in random lengths, for use as foundation piles, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.”
Please refer to the CBSA’s Measures in force for the complete product definition.
Prior to , the subject goods were usually classified under the following tariff classification numbers:
Beginning , under the revised customs tariff schedule, the subject goods are 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 has solicited responses to questionnaires from Canadian producers, importers, exporters/foreign producers and the Government of China. Any Canadian producers, importers or exporters/foreign producers 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 at the email address included below. 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 now available.
- Joël Joyal: 343-553-1586
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