LP2 2017 IN
Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe
Notice of Preliminary Determination

Ottawa, September 6, 2017

On September 6, 2017, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), pursuant to subsection 38(1) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), made a preliminary determination of dumping with respect to certain carbon and alloy steel line pipe originating in or exported from the Republic of Korea.

The subject goods are usually classified under the following Harmonized System (HS) classification numbers (codes):

Prior to January 1, 2017, the goods in question were usually classified under the following HS codes:

Beginning January 1, 2017, under the revised customs tariff schedule, subject goods would usually be imported under the following HS codes for line pipe:

Note that the HS code 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 September 6, 2017.

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.

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

Officers' names and contact information:

  • Laura Fast: 613-954-1641
  • Shawn Ryan: 902-943-1849
  • Hugo Dumas: 613-948-8581


Estimated Margins of Dumping and Provisional Duties by Exporter
Exporter Estimated Margin of Dumping* Total Provisional Duties Payable*
Husteel Co., Ltd. 4.7% 4.7%
Hyundai Corporation 52.4% 52.4%
Hyundai Steel Company 32.2% 32.2%
SeAH Steel Corporation 6.5% 6.5%
Nexteel Co., Ltd. 16.5% 16.5%
All other exporters 107.2% 107.2%

*As a percentage of export price

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