OCTG2 2021 UP2: Oil country tubular goods 2
Notice of normal value review

Ottawa,

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has today initiated a normal value review to update all normal values and export prices applicable to certain oil country tubular goods (OCTG) exported to Canada from South Korea by Nexteel Co., Ltd.

The normal value review is part of the CBSA’s enforcement of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal’s (CITT) order issued on December 30, 2020, respecting the dumping of certain OCTG from the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu (Chinese Taipei), India, Indonesia, the Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine and Vietnam, in accordance with the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA).

The product definition and the applicable tariff classification numbers of the goods subject to the CITT’s order are contained in Appendix 1 (subject goods).

Should the exporter decide to participate in this review, it is required to provide a complete and accurate response to the CBSA’s Request for Information (RFI) by July 21, 2021. The exporter will be considered cooperative if the requested information is complete, submitted on time and the exporter permits verification of the data. If the exporter does not provide a complete response to the RFI by the deadline date, the normal values will be determined by advancing the export price of the goods by 37.4%, pursuant to a ministerial specification.

The CBSA will close the record for this normal value review at any time during the proceeding, without advance notice, once it has been determined that sufficient information has been received to make a decision. Therefore, interested parties are encouraged to provide any and all information that they feel is relevant to this review to the CBSA as early as possible. The CBSA will update the website to announce that the record has been closed. Interested parties will have seven days from the close of the record to file submissions concerning the normal value review and 14 days from the close of the record to file reply submissions in respect of the case arguments.

The normal values and export prices determined as a result of this review will be applied to settle the requests for re‑determination on hand and may be applied to any requests for re‑determination of importations of subject goods that have not been processed. The normal values and export prices determined for the exporter will also be effective for subject goods released from the CBSA on or after the date of the conclusion of the review.

Where applicable, the normal values and export prices determined as a result of this review may be applied retroactively. Exporters with normal values are required to promptly inform the CBSA in writing of changes to domestic prices, costs, market conditions or terms of sale associated with the production and sales of the goods. All parties are cautioned that where there are increases in domestic prices, and/or costs as noted above, the export price for sales to Canada should be increased accordingly to ensure that any sale made to Canada is not only above the normal value but at or above selling prices and full costs and profit of the goods in the exporter’s domestic market. If exporters did not properly notify the CBSA of any such changes, did not adjust export prices accordingly, or did not provide the information required to make any necessary adjustments to normal values and export prices, retroactive assessments of anti‑dumping duty may be warranted. Please refer to the CBSA’s re‑investigation and normal value review policy (Memorandum D14‑1‑8) for details.

Any questions concerning the above should be directed to:

Email: simaregistry-depotlmsi@cbsa-asfc.gc.ca

Appendix 1—Product definition

Subject goods definition

“Oil country tubular goods, which are casing, tubing and green tubes made of carbon or alloy steel, welded or seamless, heat‑treated or not heat‑treated, regardless of end finish, having an outside diameter from 2 ⅜ inches to 13 ⅜ inches (60.3 mm to 339.7 mm), meeting or supplied to meet American Petroleum Institute (API) specification 5CT or equivalent and/or enhanced proprietary standards, in all grades, excluding drill pipe, pup joints, couplings, coupling stock and stainless steel casing, tubing or green tubes containing 10.5 percent or more by weight of chromium, originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei, the Republic of India, the Republic of Indonesia, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Korea, the Kingdom of Thailand, the Republic of Turkey, Ukraine and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam”

Classification of imports

The subject goods are usually classified under the following 10‑digit tariff classification numbers:

  1. 7304.29.00.11
  2. 7304.29.00.19
  3. 7304.29.00.21
  4. 7304.29.00.29
  5. 7304.29.00.31
  6. 7304.29.00.39
  7. 7304.29.00.41
  8. 7304.29.00.49
  9. 7304.29.00.51
  10. 7304.29.00.59
  11. 7304.29.00.61
  12. 7304.29.00.69
  13. 7304.29.00.71
  14. 7304.29.00.79
  15. 7304.39.00.60
  16. 7304.59.00.50
  17. 7306.29.00.11
  18. 7306.29.00.19
  19. 7306.29.00.21
  20. 7306.29.00.31
  21. 7306.29.00.29
  22. 7306.29.00.39
  23. 7306.29.00.61
  24. 7306.29.00.69
  25. 7306.30.00.20
  26. 7306.30.00.30
  27. 7306.50.00.00
  28. 7306.90.00.10
  29. 7306.90.00.20

This listing of tariff classification numbers is for convenience of reference only. Refer to the product definition for authoritative details regarding the subject goods.

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