Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Sheet
Dumping (China, Chinese Taipei, India and South Korea)

Product Information

Product Definition

The subject goods are defined as:

Corrosion-resistant flat-rolled steel sheet products of carbon steel including products alloyed with the following elements:

  • Boron (B) not more than 0.01%,
  • Niobium (Nb) not more than 0.100%,
  • Titanium (Ti) not more than 0.08%, or
  • Vanadium (V) not more than 0.300%

in coils or cut lengths, in thicknesses up to 0.168 in. (4.267 mm) and widths up to 72 inch (1,828.8 mm) with all dimensions being plus or minus allowable tolerances contained in the applicable standards, chemically passivated, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu (Chinese Taipei), the Republic of India, and the Republic of Korea and excluding:

  • unpassivated corrosion-resistant steel sheet products;
  • corrosion-resistant steel sheet products for use in the manufacture of passenger automobiles, buses, trucks, ambulances or hearses or chassis therefor, or parts thereof, or accessories or parts thereof;
  • steel products for use in the manufacture of aeronautic products;
  • steel sheet that is coated or plated with tin, lead, nickel, copper, chromium, chromium oxides, both tin and lead (“terne plate”), or both chromium and chromium oxides (“tin free steel");
  • stainless flat-rolled steel products;
  • corrosion-resistant steel sheet products that have been pre-painted or coated with organic (non-metallic) coatings, including lacquers or varnishes;
  • galvanized armouring tape, which is narrow flat steel tape of 3 in. or less, that has been coated by a final operation with zinc by either the hot-dip galvanizing or the electrogalvanizing process so that all surfaces, including the edges, are coated;
  • and tool steel.
Investigation Information

The dates of the investigative proceeding and finding concerning this case are:

Action Date
Initiation of Investigation July 26, 2018
Preliminary Determination October 24, 2018
Final Determination January 29, 2019
Canadian International Trade Tribunal Finding February 21, 2019
Tariff Classification Numbers

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

  • 7210.30.00.00
  • 7210.49.00.10
  • 7210.49.00.20
  • 7210.49.00.30
  • 7210.61.00.00
  • 7210.69.00.10
  • 7210.69.00.20
  • 7212.20.00.00
  • 7212.30.00.00
  • 7212.50.00.00
  • 7225.91.00.00
  • 7225.92.00.00
  • 7226.99.00.10

Please note that the tariff classification number may apply to goods which are not subject to the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) measures, may change because of amendments to the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff, or the subject goods may be imported under tariff classification numbers that are not listed.

Refer to the product definition for the authoritative details regarding the subject goods. For more information on the tariff classification numbers, please refer to the CBSA's website.

Duty Liability
(Anti-dumping Duties)

Country of Origin or Export: China, the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu (Chinese Taipei), India and South Korea

Effective on imports of subject goods released by the CBSA on or after February 22, 2019:

Information regarding the normal values of subject goods should be obtained from the exporter. The following table identifies the exporters who currently have been issued normal values:

Country Exporter Cooperative Since Last Revised
China Beijing Shougang Cold Rolling Co., Ltd. / Shougang Holding Trade (Hong Kong 2019-01 2019-01
Bengang Steel Plates Co., Ltd. / Benxi Iron & Steel (Group) International Economic and Trading Co., Ltd. 2019-01 2019-01
BX Steel POSCO Cold Rolled Sheet Co., Ltd. / Benxi Iron & Steel (Group) International Economic and Trading Co., Ltd. 2019-01 2019-01
Jiangyin ZongCheng Steel Co., Ltd. 2019-01 2019-01
Jingtang United Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. / Shougang Holding Trade (Hong Kong) 2019-01 2019-01
Yieh Phui (China) Technomaterial Co., Ltd. 2019-01 2019-01
The Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu (Chinese Taipei) Prosperity Tieh Enterprise Co., Ltd. 2019-01 2019-01
Sheng Yu Steel Co., Ltd. 2019-01 2019-01
Yieh Phui Enterprise Co., Ltd. 2019-01 2019-01
South Korea Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd. 2019-01 2019-01

For importations of subject goods for which the exporter has not been issued a specific rate, the rates of anti-dumping duty are equal to:

Country of Origin or Export All Others Anti-dumping Duty Rate for Future Shipments*
China 53.3%
Chinese Taipei 33.2%
India 40.0%
South Korea 40.0%

*As a percentage of export price.

Disclosure of Normal Values

The liability for anti-dumping duty results from the proceeding conducted under SIMA and from the finding of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal. Information regarding the normal value of the subject goods in question and the amount of anti-dumping duty payable should be obtained from the exporter. Related information may be made available to importers on a need-to-know basis in accordance with the provisions of Memorandum D14-1-2, Disclosure of Normal Values, Export Prices, and Amounts of Subsidy Established Under the Special Import Measures Act.

For information on duty assessment, refer to the Guide for self-assessing SIMA duties.

Information Required on Customs Documents

The import documentation should include the information listed below. Failure to provide this information may result in the application of penalties to the importer, pursuant to the Administrative Monetary Penalty System (AMPS).

The import documentation should clearly indicate the following:

  • Confirmation whether the product is subject to anti-dumping duty
  • Name and address of producer/manufacturer
  • Name and location of plant/mill of production
  • Place from which direct shipment to Canada began
  • Name and address of vendor (if different from the producer)
  • Country of origin
  • Country of export
  • Canadian customer’s name and address
  • Canadian importer’s name and address (if different from the customer)
  • full product description of the goods, including:
    • Product Number
    • Unique Product Code
    • Substrate Material
    • Product Quality
    • Product Form
    • Specification
    • Steel Grade
    • Tensile Strength
    • Elongation
    • Width
    • Length
    • Nominal Thickness
    • Coating Material
    • Coating Process
    • Coating Weight
    • Finish
    • Surface Treatment
    • Tolerance Requirement
  • Date of sale, date of shipment
  • Quantity (state unit of measure, e.g. kilograms, pounds, metric tonnes, etc.)
  • Unit selling price and total selling price to importer in Canada
  • Currency of settlement used (e.g. US$, CDN$, etc.)
  • Terms and conditions of sale (e.g. FOB, CIF, etc.)
  • All costs, expenses, and charges incurred by the exporter and vendor in the shipment of the subject goods to Canada (includes inland and ocean freight, insurance, duties, port and handling charges, etc.) and
  • The amount of any export taxes applicable to the goods
Appeal Decisions Relating to Subjectivity

Summaries of appeal decisions made by the CBSA respecting whether an imported good is subject to this measure in force can be found on the SIMA Appeals page.

Email for Duty Assessment Questions

Trade_Programs-Programmes_commerciaux@cbsa-asfc.gc.ca

CBSA Reference Number(s)
  • COR 2018 IN
CITT Reference Number(s)
  • NQ-2018-004
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