In response to a request for an expedited review from Histeel Co., Ltd. (Histeel), the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has today initiated an expedited review of certain hollow structural sections (HSS) exported to Canada from South Korea by Histeel, pursuant to subsection 13.2(3) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA).
This expedited review is part of the ongoing enforcement of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal's (CITT) finding of material injury issued on , respecting the dumping of HSS from South Korea and Türkiye. The finding was subsequently reviewed and continued by orders dated , , and .
The product definition and the applicable tariff classification numbers of the goods subject to the CITT’s finding are contained in Appendix 1 (subject goods).
Should an exporter decide to participate in this expedited review, it is required to provide a complete and accurate response to the CBSA's Dumping Request for Information (RFI) by noon , Eastern Time. The exporter will be considered co-operative if the requested information is complete, submitted on time and the exporter permits verification of the data.
If an exporter does not provide a complete response to the RFI by the deadline date, normal values and export prices for subject goods exported by the exporter will be determined pursuant to a ministerial specification by advancing the export price of the goods from South Korea by a rate of 89%.
The schedule for this expedited review is now available. The CBSA will close the record for this expedited review once it has been determined that sufficient information has been received to make a decision. 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 case arguments concerning the expedited review.
Normal values and export prices established during this review will apply to the goods in question. Further, normal values and export prices established during this review will also apply to subject goods released from the CBSA on or after the date of the conclusion of the expedited review. The normal values and export prices determined as a result of this review may be applied to any requests for re determination of importations of subject goods that have not been processed prior to the conclusion of the expedited review, regardless of the date that the requests were received.
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Appendix 1: Subject goods 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.
Classification of imports
The subject goods would be normally imported under the following tariff classification numbers:
This listing of tariff classification numbers is for convenience of reference only. The tariff classification numbers include non-subject goods. Also, subject goods may fall under tariff classification numbers that are not listed. Refer to the product definition for authoritative details regarding the subject goods.
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