It has been just over one year since the first announcement of the steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by the United States and Canada has been implementing its own safeguards for better or for worse.
Canada has announced provisional safeguard measures of 25% on 7 steel products: heavy plate, concrete reinforcing bar, energy tubular products, hot-rolled sheet, pre-painted steel, stainless steel wire, and wire rod commencing on October 25, 2018.
Safeguard inquiry to follow…
The CITT is conducting an expiry review of seamless carbon or alloy steel oil and gas well casing. The CBSA has determined that expiry of the previous order is likely to result in continued dumping and/or subsidizing of the goods.
The CITT has given notice that it will pursuant to section 76.03(3) of the Special Import Measures Act initiate an expiry review of its order made August 19, 2013, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of carbon steel welded pipe. The CBSA is conducting its own investigation into whether dumping is likely to continue should the order expire.
Anti-Dumping Alert: Carbon Steel Welded Pipe 3: Dumping (Pakistan, Philippines, Turkey, and Vietnam)
On July 20, 2018, the CBSA initiated an investigation respecting the alleged dumping of certain carbon steel welded pipe from Pakistan, the Philippines, Turkey and Vietnam. The investigation follows a complaint filed by Novamerican Steel Inc. The CITT has also commenced its own preliminary injury inquiry.