TR 2017 ER
Certain Liquid Dielectric Transformers
Notice of Expiry Review Investigation

Ottawa, July 26, 2017

On July 25, 2017, 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 order made on May 31, 2016, in Interim Review No. RD-2013-003, continuing, without amendment, its finding made on November 20, 2012, in Inquiry No. NQ-2012-001, concerning the dumping of certain liquid dielectric transformers originating in or exported from the Republic of 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 order is likely to result in the continuation or resumption of dumping of the subject goods. The CBSA will make a determination no later than December 22, 2017, and will issue a Statement of Reasons by January 5, 2018.

The subject goods are Liquid dielectric transformers having a top power handling capacity equal to or exceeding 60,000 kilovolt amperes (60 megavolt amperes), whether assembled or unassembled, complete or incomplete, originating in or exported from the Republic of Korea.

The subject goods are normally imported into Canada under the following Harmonized System (HS) tariff classification number:

Unassembled or incomplete subject goods may also be imported under the following HS codes:

The listing of HS codes is for convenience of reference only. The HS codes listed may include non-subject goods. Also, subject goods may fall under HS codes that are not listed. 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 officers identified below. Responses to all questionnaires are due at the CBSA’s office in Ottawa by September 1, 2017.

A detailed schedule for the investigation is available at:

Questions relating to the expiry review should be addressed to:

  • Ron McTiernan: 613-954-7271
  • Laurie Trempe Kermoud: 613-954-7337


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