RB2 2022 ER: Certain concrete reinforcing bar
Notice of initiation of expiry review investigation
On March 29, 2022, 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 3, 2017, in Inquiry No. NQ-2016-003, concerning the dumping of certain concrete reinforcing bar originating in or exported from Belarus, the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu (Chinese Taipei), the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, Japan, Portugal, and Spain.
As a result of the CITT’s expiry review, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has today initiated an expiry review investigation (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 August 26, 2022, and will issue a Statement of Reasons by September 9, 2022.
The subject goods are:
“Hot-rolled deformed steel concrete reinforcing bar in straight lengths or coils, commonly identified as rebar, in various diameters up to and including 56.4 millimeters, in various finishes, excluding plain round bar and fabricated rebar products, originating in or exported from the Republic of Belarus, the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu (Chinese Taipei), the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, Japan, the Portuguese Republic and the Kingdom of Spain. Also excluded is 10 mm diameter (10M) rebar produced to meet the requirements of CSA G30 18.09 (or equivalent standards) that is coated to meet the requirements of epoxy standard ASTM A775/A 775M 04a (or equivalent standards) in lengths from 1 foot (30.48 cm) up to and including 8 feet (243.84 cm).”
The CITT excluded, from its finding, goods exported by Feng Hsin Steel Co., Ltd.
Please refer to the CBSA's Measures in Force for the complete product definition.
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.
As part of its 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 CBSA’s SIMA Registry at the email address below. Responses to all questionnaires are due at the email address of the CBSA’s SIMA Registry by May 6, 2022.
Questions relating to the investigation should be addressed to:
- Rob Wright: 343-553-1729
- Joël Joyal: 343-553-1586
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