Certain Flat Hot-Rolled Carbon and Alloy Steel Sheet and Strips
Dumping (Brazil, China and Ukraine) & Subsidizing (India)

Product Information

Product Definition

The subject goods are defined as:

"Flat hot-rolled carbon and alloy steel sheet and strip, including secondary or “non-prime” material, originating in/or exported from Brazil, the People's Republic of China, India and Ukraine, in various widths from 3/4" (19 mm) and wider, and

  • for products in coil form, in a thickness of 0.054" to 0.625" (1.37 mm to 15.875 mm) inclusive,
  • for products that are cut-to-length, in a thickness of 0.054" up to but not including 0.187" (1.37 mm up to but not including 4.75 mm)."

Exclusions

Flat-rolled stainless steel sheet and strip and flat hot-rolled, cut-to-length alloy steel products containing no less than 11.5% manganese, in thickness from 3 mm to 4.75 mm.

Investigation Information

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

Action Date
Initiation of Investigation January 19, 2001
Preliminary Determination March 20, 2001
Final Determination July 18, 2001
Canadian International Trade Tribunal's Finding August 17, 2001
Re-Investigation June 29, 2005
Expiry Review Determination March 30, 2006
Canadian International Trade Tribunal's Order August 16, 2006
Re-Investigation June 27, 2007
Re-Investigation November 16, 2010
Expiry Review Determination March 31, 2011
Canadian International Trade Tribunal's Order August 15, 2011
Re-Investigation October 28, 2015
Expiry Review Determination April 06, 2016
Canadian International Trade Tribunal's Order August 12, 2016
Expiry Review October 18, 2019
Canadian International Trade Tribunal's Order October 31, 2019
Tariff Classification Numbers

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

  • 7208.25.00.00
  • 7208.26.00.00
  • 7208.27.00.00
  • 7208.36.00.00
  • 7208.37.00.10
  • 7208.37.00.20
  • 7208.37.00.50
  • 7208.38.00.10
  • 7208.38.00.20
  • 7208.38.00.50
  • 7208.39.00.00
  • 7208.53.00.00
  • 7208.54.00.00
  • 7208.90.00.00
  • 7211.13.00.00
  • 7211.14.00.90
  • 7211.19.00.10
  • 7211.19.00.90
  • 7211.90.00.00
  • 7225.30.00.00
  • 7225.40.00.10
  • 7225.40.00.20
  • 7225.40.00.30
  • 7225.40.00.40
  • 7225.40.00.50
  • 7225.99.00.00
  • 7226.20.00.00
  • 7226.91.00.00
  • 7226.99.00.90

Please note that these classification numbers may apply to goods which are not subject to SIMA measures, may change because of amendments to the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff, or the subject goods may be imported under HS classification numbers that are not listed. Refer to the product definition for the authoritative details regarding the subject goods.

Duty Liability
(Anti-dumping duties)

Country of Origin or Export: Brazil, China and Ukraine

Effective on imports of subject goods released by the CBSA on or after 2015-10-28:

No exporters in Brazil, China and Ukraine received normal values in the most recent re-investigation. CBSA Notice of Conclusion of Re-investigation.

For importations of subject goods originating in/or exported from Brazil, China and Ukraine, for which the exporter has not been issued its own normal values, the anti-dumping duty is equal to 77% of the export price.

Duty Liability
(Countervailing duties)

Country of Origin or Export: India

Effective on imports of subject goods released by the CBSA on or after 2015-10-28:

No exporters in India received a specific amount of subsidy in the most recent re-investigation. CBSA Notice of Conclusion of Re-investigation

For importations of subject goods originating in/or exported from India, the countervailing duty is equal to 3,150 rupees per metric tonne.

Disclosure of Normal Values and Amounts of Subsidy

The liability for anti-dumping and countervailing duty results from the proceedings conducted under SIMA and from the finding of the CITT. Information regarding the normal value and amount of subsidy of the subject goods in question and the amount of anti-dumping and countervailing duty payable should be obtained from the exporter. Related information may be made available to importers on a need-to-know basis in accordance with the provisions of Memorandum D14-1-2, Disclosure of Normal Values, Export Prices, and Amounts of Subsidy Established Under the Special Import Measures Act to Importers.

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 anti-dumping 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
    • product code and/or number
    • product specification and/or grade
    • product quality (prime or secondary)
    • dimensions/size (i.e. thickness, width)
    • whether coil or cut-to-length (specify length)
  • Date of sale, date of shipment
  • Quantity (state unit of measure – e.g. kg, metric tonne)
  • 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.) and,
  • 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.).
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)
  • Dumping file #: 4214-8
  • Dumping case #: AD1262
  • Subsidy file #: 4218-12
  • Subsidy case #: CV94
CITT Reference Number(s)
  • NQ-2001-001
  • RR-2005-002
  • RR-2010-001
  • RR-2015-002
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