27 Jul 2018

CANADA INITIATES ANTI-DUMPING INVESTIGATION OF CORROSION-RESISTANT STEEL SHEET

On July 26, 2018, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated an investigation regarding the alleged dumping of certain corrosion-resistant steel sheet from China, Chinese Taipei, India and South Korea. The investigation follows a complaint filed by ArcelotMittal Dofasco G.P. and supported by Stelco Inc.

The investigation covers corrosion-resistant flat-rolled steel sheet products of carbon steel, including products alloyed with the following elements:

  • Boron (B) not more than 0.01%,
  • Niobium (Nb) not more than 0.100%,
  • Titanium (Ti) not more than 0.08%, or
  • Vanadium (V) not more than 0.300%

in coils or cut lengths, in thicknesses up to 0.168 in. (4.267 mm) and widths up to 72 inch (1,828.8 mm) with all dimensions being plus or minus allowable tolerances contained in the applicable standards, chemically passivated.

More information regarding the goods covered by this investigation can be found in the CBSA Notice of Initiation of Investigation.

The CBSA will issue its preliminary determination regarding the alleged dumping on October 24, 2018.

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 duty issues more generally, we are at your disposal.

Greg Tereposky
613.237.1210
gtereposky@tradeisds.com

Vincent DeRose
613.237.8862
vderose@tradeisds.com