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August 3, 2017

Duty on steel welded pipe from seven countries could expire in December

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal's December 2012 finding concerning the dumping of carbon steel welded pipe originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei, India, Oman, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, and the subsidizing of the aforementioned goods originating in or exported from India, Oman and the United Arab Emirates is scheduled to expire on December 10, 2017.

Under Canadian law, findings of injury or threat of injury and the associated special protection in the form of anti-dumping or countervailing duties expire five years from the date of the last order or finding, unless an expiry review has been initiated before that date.

The Tribunal is now consulting interested parties to determine if the finding should be left to expire or if it should conduct a review which could prolong it.

Parties requesting or opposing the initiation of an expiry review of the findings must file a notice of participation with the Tribunal's Secretary on or before the date specified in the Tribunal's Notice of Expiry.

The Tribunal will issue a decision on December 8, 2017, on whether an expiry review is warranted. If the Tribunal decides that an expiry review is not warranted, the order will expire on its scheduled expiry date. If the Tribunal decides to initiate an expiry review, it will issue a notice of expiry review.

For additional information and a detailed description of the goods at issue see: Notice of Expiry No. LE-2017-003


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