Tag Archives: steel

Certain Steel Goods: Exclusions Inquiry

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) has initiated an inquiry regarding exclusion requests concerning certain heavy plate and stainless steel wire, which are subject to safeguard measures.

Steel Safeguards Decision

On April 3, 2019, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal concluded its investigation into steel safeguards and has published its report. The Tribunal’s determinations and recommendations are in this entry.

Expiry Review: Hot-rolled Carbon Steel Plate

The CITT’s expiry review of a previous dumping order for hot-rolled carbon steel plate is underway. File the notice of participation by June 10, 2019 to join the proceedings.

Expiry Review: Structural Tubing

The CITT’s expiry review of a previous dumping order for structural tubing is underway. File the notice of participation by May 9, 2019 to join the proceedings.

Steel Safeguards Update

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.

DS557: Canada — Additional Duties on Certain Products from the United States

Not about to be outdone by the Canadian countermeasures and surtaxes on steel, the United States has begun its own dispute against Canada at the WTO.

DS550: United States — Certain Measures on Steel and Aluminium Products

Canada is joined at the WTO by Japan, China, Thailand, the EU, Russia, India, Mexico and Norway in its dispute with the USA’s steel and aluminum tariffs.

Canada Introduces Provisional Safeguard Measures of 25% on 7 Steel Products!

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…