October 19, 2020

Canada Takes Action Against Steel Products From China

The Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced on October 9, 2020 that it has made a preliminary determination of dumping concerning certain hot‑rolled carbon steel heavy plate and high‑strength low‑alloy steel heavy plate originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei, Germany, and Turkey. The CBSA also said it terminated the dumping investigation of exports of these goods originating from South Korea and Malaysia.

The products covered by this order are normally imported under the following tariff classification numbers: 7208.51.00.10; 7208.51.00.93; 7208.51.00.94; 7208.51.00.95; 7208.52.00.10; 7208.52.00.93; and 7208.52.00.96. The duties took effect the same day of the announcement.

Additional information regarding this announcement is here.

In related news: the CBSA also has initiated a review to update the normal values and export prices applicable to carbon steel fasteners originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei due to concerns the dumping of fasteners originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China and the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu (Chinese Taipei).

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