18 May 2018

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Canada Initiates AD and CVD Investigations Against Certain Sucker Rods from China

On May 18, 2018, the Canada Border Services Agency initiated investigations under the Special Import Measures Act, respecting the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of certain sucker rods from China. Sucker rods, commonly used in the oil industry, are steel rods used to connect the surface and downhole components of a rod pumping system. They are typically threaded at both ends to enable the downhole components to be run and retrieved easily.

The investigations follow a complaint filed by Dover Canada ULC – Alberta Oil Tool Division.

Tereposky & DeRose regularly provides advice on Canadian anti-dumping and countervailing duty matters.  Should you have any questions regarding this matter or anti-dumping and countervailing issues more generally, we are at your disposal.

Vincent DeRose

Greg Tereposky