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August 17, 2017

Duty on hot-rolled carbon steel plate from China could expire in January

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal's January 2013 finding concerning the dumping of certain hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low-alloy plate, originating in or exported from China, is scheduled to expire on January 7, 2018.

Under Canadian law, findings of injury or threat of injury and the associated special protection in the form of anti-dumping duty 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 October 3, 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-2017-004


 

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