FISC 2016 IN
Certain Fabricated Industrial Steel Components
Notice of Initiation of Investigations

Ottawa, September 12, 2016

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated investigations on September 12, 2016, under the Special Import Measures Act respecting the alleged injurious dumping of certain fabricated industrial steel components originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China), the Republic of Korea, the Kingdom of Spain, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the alleged injurious subsidizing of fabricated industrial steel components from China. The investigations follow a complaint filed by Supermetal Structures Inc. (Lévis, Québec), Supreme Group LP (Edmonton, Alberta) and Waiward Steel LP (Edmonton, Alberta).

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

Additional information about the investigation will be available in a Statement of Reasons that will be available within 15 days on the CBSA’s website at:


For the purposes of these investigations, certain fabricated industrial steel components are defined as follows:

Fabricated structural steel and plate-work components of buildings, process equipment, process enclosures, access structures, process structures, and structures for conveyancing and material handling, including steel beams, columns, braces, frames, railings, stairs, trusses, conveyor belt frame structures and galleries, bents, bins, chutes, hoppers, ductwork, process tanks, pipe racks and apron feeders, whether assembled or partially assembled into modules, or unassembled, for use in structures for: 1.oil and gas extraction, conveyance and processing; 2.mining extraction, conveyance, storage, and processing; 3.industrial power generation facilities; 4.petrochemical plants; 5.cement plants; 6.fertilizer plants; and 7.industrial metal smelters; but excluding:electrical transmission towers; rolled steel products not further worked; steel beams not further worked; oil pumpjacks; solar, wind and tidal power generation structures; power generation facilities with a rated capacity below 100 megawatts; goods classified as “prefabricated buildings” under HS Code 9406.00.90.30; structural steel for use in manufacturing facilities used in applications other than those described above; and products covered by Certain Fasteners (RR-2014-001), Structural Tubing (RR-2013-001), Carbon Steel Plate (III) (RR-2012-001), Carbon Steel Plate (VII) (NQ-2013-005), and Steel Grating (NQ-2010-002), originating in or exported from People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, the Kingdom of Spain, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Detailed schedule for the investigation

Officers' names and contact information:

  • Denis Chenier: 613-952-7547
  • Nalong Manivong: 613-960-6096


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