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SIMA – Notice of Final Determination Respecting Certain Carbon Steel Plate and High Strength Low Alloy Steel Plate Originating in or Exported from Ukraine


Ottawa, January 4, 2010

On January 4, 2010, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) made a final determination of dumping pursuant to paragraph 41(1)(a) of the Special Import Measures Act with respect to 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 in thicknesses from 0.187 inches (4.75 mm) up to and including 3.0 inches (76.0 mm) inclusive (with all dimensions being plus or minus allowable tolerances contained in the applicable standards e.g. ASTM standards A6/A6M and A20/A20M), originating in or exported from Ukraine; excluding universal mill plate, plate for use in the manufacture of pipe and plate having a rolled, raised figure at regular intervals on the surface (also known as floor plate).

The goods in question are commonly classified under the following Harmonized System classification numbers:

  • 7208.51.91.10
  • 7208.51.91.91
  • 7208.51.91.92
  • 7208.51.91.93
  • 7208.51.91.94
  • 7208.51.91.95
  • 7208.51.99.10
  • 7208.51.99.91
  • 7208.51.99.92
  • 7208.51.99.93
  • 7208.51.99.94
  • 7208.51.99.95
  • 7208.52.90.10
  • 7208.52.90.91
  • 7208.52.90.92
  • 7208.52.90.93
  • 7208.52.90.94
  • 7208.52.90.95


Note that this listing of HS codes is for convenience of reference only. Refer to the product definition for authoritative details regarding the subject goods.

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal is continuing its inquiry into the question of injury to the domestic industry and will make an order or finding by February 2, 2010. Provisional duties will continue to apply until this date.

Additional information about this investigation is contained in a Statement of Reasons, which will be available within 15 days on the CBSA's Web site:


Matthew Lerette 613-954-7398
Benjamin Walker 613-952-8665



Exporters Margin of Dumping*
Azovstal and the Metinvest Group of Companies 15.0%
All other exporters 21.3%
* as a percentage of export price