Grinding media
Dumping and subsidy (India)

Measure in Force code (MIF code)
gm
Product definition

The subject goods are defined as:

Chrome cast iron grinding media in spherical (“ball”) or ovoid shape, with a diameter of 12.7 millimetres (½ inch) to and including 76.2 millimetres (3 inches) within tolerances of 5 percent (5%), with an alloy composition of 10 percent or more (≥ 10% of total mass) chromium (“Cr”) content and produced through the casting method, originating in or exported from the Republic of India.

Exclusion

  • Subject goods imported into Canada for use in cement production facilities
Investigations information

The dates of the investigative proceedings concerning this case are:

Action Date
Initiation of investigations
Preliminary determinations
Final determinations
Canadian International Trade Tribunal Finding
Tariff classification numbers

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

  • 7325.91.00.10
  • 7325.91.00.90

Please note that these tariff classification numbers 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 harmonized commodity description and coding system.

Duty liability
(Anti‑dumping duties)

Country of origin or export: India

Effective on imports of subject goods released by the CBSA on or after August 28, 2021.

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

Country Exporter Exporter ID Cooperative since Last revised
India AIA Engineering Ltd. 784100604RM0001

For importations of subject goods originating in or exported from India, for which the exporter has not been issued normal values, the anti‑dumping duty is equal to 38.7% of the export price.

Duty liability
(Countervailing duties)

Country of origin or export: India

Effective on imports of subject goods released by the CBSA on or after August 28, 2021.

The following table identifies the exporter who currently has a specific amount of subsidy:

Country Exporter Exporter ID Amount of subsidy (Indian Rupee/TNE) Cooperative since Last revised
India AIA Engineering Ltd. 784100604RM0001 3,874

For importations of subject goods originating in or exported from India, for which the exporter has not been issued its own amount of subsidy, the countervailing duty is equal to 24,831 Indian rupee per metric tonne.

Disclosure of normal values and amounts of subsidy

The liability for anti‑dumping and countervailing duty results from the proceedings conducted under SIMA. Information regarding the normal value and amount of subsidy of the subject goods in question and the amount of anti‑dumping and countervailing 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 to Importers.

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 provisional duties
  • 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:
    • Model ID
    • Model description
    • Product ID
    • Market segment (cement, mining, etc.)
    • Chrome content (%)
    • Shape (spherical, ovoid, or other)
    • Size of diameter (mm or inch)
    • Heat treatment

Other relevant characteristics

  • 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.

Email for duty assessment questions

Trade_Programs-Programmes_commerciaux@cbsa-asfc.gc.ca

Important: Prior to submitting a subjectivity opinion request, please review the “detailed product information”. Each request must be supported with essential information including, but not limited to, pictures, mill certificates, measurements, origin of the goods, etc. in relation to the specific product in question.

Failure to provide sufficient information will result in a rejection of the request by the CBSA.

CBSA reference number(s)
  • GM 2020 IN
CITT reference number(s)
  • NQ‑2021‑001
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