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Hollow structural sections: Measures in force

Dumping (South Korea and Türkiye)

Measure in force code (MIF code)


Product information

Product definition

Structural tubing known as hollow structural sections (HSS) made of carbon and alloy steel, welded, in sizes up to and including 16.0  inches (406.4 mm) in outside diameter (O.D.) for round products and up to and including 48.0 inches (1219.2 mm) in periphery for rectangular and square products, commonly but not exclusively made to ASTM A500, ASTM A513, CSA G.40.21-87-50W and comparable specifications, originating in/or exported from the Republic of Korea and Turkey.

Investigation information

The dates of the proceedings concerning this case are:

Action Date
Initiation of investigation May 21, 2003
Preliminary determination August 19, 2003
Final determination November 17, 2003
Canadian International Trade Tribunal's finding December 23, 2003
Re-investigation January 10, 2008
Expiry review determination August 7, 2008
Canadian International Trade Tribunal's order December 22, 2008
Re-investigation March 11, 2011
Expiry review determination August 8, 2013
Canadian International Trade Tribunal's order December 20, 2013
Expiry review determination May 24, 2019
Canadian International Trade Tribunal's order October 16, 2019
Notice of conclusion of expedited review

Tariff classification numbers

Beginning January 1, 2022, under the revised customs tariff schedule, subject goods are normally classified under the following tariff classification numbers:

  • 7306.30.00.41
  • 7306.30.00.51
  • 7306.30.00.61
  • 7306.30.00.71
  • 7306.30.00.89
  • 7306.50.00.00
  • 7306.61.00.39
  • 7306.61.00.49

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 Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA) Harmonized commodity description and coding system.

Duty liability(Anti-dumping duties)

Country of origin or export: South Korea and Türkiye

The following table identifies the exporter who currently has been issued normal values. Please refer to the Normal value model ID table for information relating to model IDs, model descriptions and units of measure. Information regarding specific normal values of subject goods should be obtained from the exporter. Please note that model information is posted only for exporters who have successfully enrolled in an Exporter ID.

Country Exporter Exporter ID Cooperative since Last revised
South Korea Histeel Co. Ltd. 715382347RM0001

For importations of subject goods originating in or exported from South Korea and Türkiye, the anti-dumping duty is equal to 89% of the export price.

Disclosure of normal values

The liability for anti-dumping duty results from the proceedings conducted under SIMA and from the finding of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT). 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 duties
  • Exporter ID
  • Name and address of producer/manufacturer
  • 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:
    • Model ID
    • Model description
    • Product name and/or number
    • Product grade and specification
    • Shape
    • Dimension and wall thickness
    • Length
  • Date of sale, date of shipment
  • Quantity (state unit of measure – e.g. kg, metric tonne)
  • 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 from the point of direct shipment (includes inland and ocean freight, insurance, duties, port and handling charges, etc.).

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 President-level re-determinations page.

Email for subjectivity opinions and duty assessment questions

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.

CITT reference number(s)

  • NQ-2003-001
  • RR-2008-001
  • RR-2013-001
  • RR-2018-006
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