Heavy plate - HP 2020 IN
Notice of preliminary decisions

Ottawa, October 9, 2020

On October 9, 2020, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), pursuant to subsection 38(1) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), made a preliminary determination of dumping concerning certain hot‑rolled carbon steel heavy plate and high‑strength low‑alloy steel heavy plate originating in or exported from the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu (Chinese Taipei), Germany, and Turkey.

On the same date the President of the CBSA, pursuant to paragraph 35(2)(a) of SIMA, terminated the dumping investigation in respect of the above mentioned goods originating in or exported from South Korea and Malaysia.

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

Note that these HS codes are 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 from Chinese Taipei, Germany and Turkey that are released from customs on or after October 9, 2020.

Additional information about these investigations is contained in a Statement of Reasons, which will be available within 15 days on the CBSA’s website at: www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/sima-lmsi.

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: www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/sima-lmsi/contact-eng.html.

Officers’ names and contact information:

Email: simaregistry-depotlmsi@cbsa-asfc.gc.ca

Estimated margins of dumping by exporter
Exporter Estimated margin of dumping Total provisional duties payable (% of export price)
Chinese Taipei
China Steel Corporation 9.4% 9.4%
All other exporters – Chinese Taipei 97.0% 97.0%
Germany
AG der Dillinger Hüttenwerke 4.8% 4.8%
All other exporters ‑ Germany 63.8% 63.8%
Turkey
Ereğli Demir ve Çelik Fabrikaları T.A.Ş. 2.9% 2.9%
All other exporters ‑ Turkey 25.8% 25.8%
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