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August 11, 2017

Tribunal finds dumping of steel line pipe from Korea injures Canadian industry

After completing its preliminary injury inquiry the Canadian International Trade Tribunal announced that it found a reasonable indication that the dumping of carbon and alloy steel line pipe from Republic of Korea has caused injury or is threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry.

In June the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated an investigation into the alleged injurious dumping of the goods in question following a complaint filed by a manufacturer in Saskatchewan and from its affiliate in Alberta..

Now that the Tribunal ruled on the question of injury, the CBSA will investigate to confirm that the imports are indeed being dumped and will make a preliminary determination by September 6, 2017.

Provisional anti-dumping duties could soon be applicable to imports of the goods under investigation. In such a case the preliminary decisions of the Tribunal and the CBSA will have to be confirmed by final decisions.

Link: Preliminary Injury Inquiry No. PI-2017-001


 

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