RB2 2016 IN
Certain Concrete Reinforcing Bar
Notice of Preliminary Determination

Ottawa, January 3, 2017

On January 3, 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 concrete reinforcing bar originating in or exported from the Republic of Belarus (Belarus), Chinese Taipei, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (Hong Kong), Japan, the Portuguese Republic (Portugal) and the Kingdom of Spain (Spain).

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

Note that the 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 that are released from customs on or after January 3, 2017.

Additional information about this investigation 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: http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/sima-lmsi/contact-eng.html.

Officers' names and contact information:

  • Robert Wright: 613-954-1643
  • Paul Pomnikow: 613-948-7809


Estimated Margins of Dumping and Provisional Duties by Exporter
Exporter Estimated Margins of Dumping / Provisional Duties Payable*
OJSC Byelorussian Steel Works 19.8%
Chinese Taipei  
Feng Hsin Steel Co., Ltd. 1.0%
Lo-Toun Steel & Iron Works Co., Ltd. 9.9%
Power Steel Co., Ltd. 109.2%
Tung Ho Steel Enterprise Corp. 0%
Hong Kong  
Shiu Wing Steel Limited 53.3%
Marubeni-Itochu Steel Inc. 109.2%
Metalurgica Galaica, S.A. 2.2%
Celsa Atlantic, S.L. 15.8%
Nervacero S.A. 32.5%
All Other Exporters 109.2%

* As a percentage of export price.

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