CRS 2018 IN
Cold-Rolled Steel
Notice of Preliminary Determinations

Ottawa, August 23, 2018

On August 23, 2018, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), pursuant to subsection 38(1) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), made preliminary determinations of dumping and subsidizing with respect to certain cold-rolled steel in coils or cut lengths from China, South Korea and Vietnam.

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

Note that the tariff classification number is for convenience of reference only. Refer to the product definition for authoritative details regarding the subject goods.

Provisional duties will now be payable on the subject goods that are released from customs on or after August 23, 2018.

Additional information about the investigations will be available in a Statement of Reasons that will be available within 15 days on the CBSA’s website at: The investigations schedule, which has been revised due to a lack of participation from parties, can also be viewed.

For additional information regarding the application of provisional duties on subject goods imported into Canada, please refer to the following link which contains contact information of CBSA Enforcement officers:

Officers' names and contact information:

  • Sean Robertson: 613-954-7409
  • Laurie Trempe: 613-954-7337


Estimated Margins of Dumping, Estimated Amount of Subsidy and Provisional Duties
Exporter Estimated Margin of Dumping* Estimated Amount of Subsidy* Total Provisional Duties Payable*
China – All Exporters 91.9% 11.6% 103.5%
South Korea – All Exporters 53.0% 11.3% 64.3%
Vietnam – All Exporters 99.2% 6.5% 105.7%

*As a percentage of export price.

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