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Initiation of expiry review investigation: Liquid dielectric transformers (TR 2023 ER)


On , the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), pursuant to subsection 76.03(1) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), initiated an expiry review of its order made on , in Expiry Review No. RR-2017-002, concerning the dumping of certain liquid dielectric transformers originating in or exported from the Republic of Korea.

As a result of the CITT’s expiry review, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has today initiated an expiry review investigation to determine, pursuant to paragraph 76.03(7)(a) of SIMA, whether the expiry of the order is likely to result in the continuation or resumption of dumping of the subject goods. The CBSA will make a determination no later than , and will issue a Statement of reasons by .

The subject goods are Liquid dielectric transformers having a top power handling capacity equal to or exceeding 60,000 kilovolt amperes (60 megavolt amperes), whether assembled or unassembled, complete or incomplete, originating in or exported from the Republic of Korea.

Please refer to the CBSA's Measures in force for the complete product definition, including product exclusions.

Classification of imports

Beginning , under the revised customs tariff schedule, subject goods are normally classified under the following tariff classification numbers:

Unassembled or incomplete subject goods may also be imported under the following HS codes:

This listing of tariff classification numbers is for convenience of reference only. Refer to the product definition for authoritative details regarding the subject goods.

As part of its expiry review investigation, the CBSA has solicited responses to questionnaires from Canadian producers, importers and exporters. Any Canadian producers, importers or exporters who have not received a letter from the CBSA who wish to provide a response to the questionnaire are advised to contact the CBSA SIMA Registry and Disclosure Unit at the email address included below. Responses to all questionnaires are due at the CBSA SIMA Registry and Disclosure Unit’s email address by .

A detailed schedule for the investigation is now available.

Contact us

  • Telephone:
  • Hugo Dumas: 343-553-2007


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