Certain Dry Wheat Pasta
Dumping & Subsidizing (Turkey)

Product Information

Product Definition

The subject goods are defined as:

"All dry wheat-based pasta, not stuffed or otherwise prepared, and not containing more than two percent eggs, whether or not enriched, fortified, organic, whole wheat or containing milk or other ingredients, originating in or exported from the Republic of Turkey, excluding refrigerated, frozen or canned pasta.”

Investigation Information

The dates of the investigative proceedings and findings concerning this case are:

Action Date
Initiation of Investigations December 28, 2017
Preliminary Determinations March 28, 2018
Final Determinations June 26, 2018
Canadian International Trade Tribunal Finding July 26, 2018
Tariff Classification Numbers

The goods in question are usually classified under the following tariff classification numbers:

  • 1902.19.21.30
  • 1902.19.22.30
  • 1902.19.23.30
  • 1902.19.29.30
  • 1902.19.91.00
  • 1902.19.92.30
  • 1902.19.93.00
  • 1902.19.99.30

Please note that these tariff classification numbers may apply to goods which are not subject to the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) measures, may change because of amendments to the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff, or the subject goods may be imported under tariff classification numbers that are not listed.

Refer to the product definition for the authoritative details regarding the subject goods. For more information on the tariff classification numbers, please refer to the CBSA's website.

Duty Liability
(Anti-dumping duties)

Country of Origin or Export: Turkey

Information regarding the normal values of subject goods should be obtained from the exporter. The following table identifies the exporters who currently have been issued normal values:

Country Exporter Cooperative Since Last Revised
Turkey Durum Gıda Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. 2018-07 2018-07

For importations of subject goods originating in/or exported from Turkey for which the exporter has not been issued its own normal values, the anti-dumping duty is equal to 99.9% of the export price.

Duty Liability
(Countervailing duties)

Country of Origin or Export: Turkey

The following table identifies the exporters who currently have a specific amount of subsidy:

Exporter Amount of Susidy TL/KG Cooperative Since Last Revised
Durum Gıda Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. 0.025 2018-07 2018-07

As Durum Gıda Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. (Durum Gida) benefitted from prohibited export subsidies, countervailing duty of 0.01 TL/ KG must offset any anti-dumping duties payable for importations from Durum Gida.

For importations of subject goods originating in/or exported from Turkey for which the exporter has not been issued its own amount of subsidy, the countervailing duty is equal to 0.09 TL/KG.

Disclosure of Normal Values and Amounts of Subsidy

The liability for provisional anti-dumping and countervailing duties results from the proceeding conducted under SIMA. For more information, please consult Memorandum D14-1-7, Assessment and Payment of Duties Under the Special Import Measures Act.

For information on duty assessment, refer to the Guide for self-assessing SIMA duties.

Information Required on Customs Documents

The import documentation should include the information listed below. Failure to provide this information may result in the application of penalties to the importer, pursuant to the Administrative Monetary Penalty System (AMPS).

The import documentation should clearly indicate the following:

  • Confirmation whether the product is subject to provisional duties
  • Name and address of producer/manufacturer
  • Location of plant/mill of production
  • Place from which direct shipment to Canada began
  • Name and address of vendor (if different from the producer)
  • Country of origin
  • Country of export
  • Canadian customer’s name and address
  • Canadian importer’s name and address (if different from the customer)
  • Full product description of the goods, including:
    • Type of Pasta:
      Indicate the type of pasta (spaghetti, spaghettini, capelli, linguini, vermicelli, angel hair, fettuccini, pasta nests, elbow macaroni, penne, rigatoni, rotini, fusilli, ziti, bows, shells, cannelloni, manicotti, lasagna, wagon wheels, others)
    • White or Whole Wheat:
      Indicate whether the pasta is white pasta or whole wheat pasta
    • Additional Ingredients:
      Indicate if the product has additional ingredients (special ingredients that fortify the pasta or otherwise differentiate the pasta from regular pasta, e.g. vegetable powder, milk, others)
    • Package Size:
      Indicate the package size (200g, 375g, 400g, 454g, 500g, 750g, 800g, 900g, 1kg, 10lb, 20lb, 30lb, 40lb, 50lb, “Box Specialty”, “Bulk Tote”, others)
    • Package Type:
      Indicate the type of packaging (plastic or cellophane, cardboard box, others)
    • Name Brand or Private Label:
      Provide the brand name for the pasta that was sold. If it is private label pasta, indicate “private label”.
    • Other relevant characteristics:
      • Date of sale, date of shipment
      • Quantity (state unit of measure)
      • Unit selling price and total selling price to importer in Canada
      • Currency of settlement used (e.g. US$, CDN$, etc.)
      • Terms and conditions of sale (e.g. FOB, CIF, etc.)
      • All costs, expenses, and charges incurred by the exporter and vendor in the shipment of the subject goods to Canada (includes inland and ocean freight, insurance, duties, port and handling charges, etc.) and,
      • The amount of any export taxes applicable to the goods.
Appeal Decisions Relating to Subjectivity

Summaries of appeal decisions made by the CBSA respecting whether an imported good is subject to this measure in force can be found on the SIMA Appeals page.

Email for Duty Assessment Questions

Trade_Programs-Programmes_commerciaux@cbsa-asfc.gc.ca

CBSA Reference Number(s)
  • DWP 2017 IN
CITT Reference Number(s)
  • PI 2017-004
  • NQ-2017-005
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