Certain Pup Joints
Dumping & Subsidizing (China)

Product Information

Product Definition

The subject goods are defined as:

"Oil country tubular goods pup joints, made of carbon or alloy steel, welded or seamless, heat-treated or not heat-treated, regardless of end finish, having an outside diameter from 2 3/8 inches to 4 1/2 inches (60.3 mm to 114.3 mm), in all grades, in lengths from 2 feet to 12 feet (61 cm to 366 cm) originating in/or exported from the People's Republic of China."

Investigation Information

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

Action Date
Initiation of Investigation September 12, 2011
Preliminary Determination December 12, 2011
Final Determination March 12, 2012
Canadian International Trade Tribunal's Finding April 10, 2012
Notice of conclusion of Re-investigation December 14, 2015
Expiry Review Determination November 30, 2016
Canadian International Trade Tribunal's Revised Orders April 7, 2017
Tariff Classification Numbers

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

  • 7304.29.00.41
  • 7304.29.00.49
  • 7304.29.00.51
  • 7304.29.00.59
  • 7304.29.00.61
  • 7304.29.00.69
  • 7304.29.00.71
  • 7304.29.00.79

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: China

Effective on imports of subject goods released by the CBSA on or after 2015-12-14:

Information regarding the normal values of subject goods should be obtained from the exporter. For a list of exporters in China who currently have normal values, please consult the CBSA Notice of Conclusion of Re-investigation.

For importations of subject goods originating in/or exported from China for which the exporter has not been issued its own normal values, the anti-dumping duty is 173.4% of the export price.

Duty Liability
(Countervailing duties)

Country of Origin or Export: China

Effective on imports of subject goods released by the CBSA on or after 2015-12-14:

For a list of exporters in China who currently have a specific amount of subsidy, please consult the CBSA Notice of Conclusion of Re-investigation.

For importations of subject goods originating in/or exported from China for which the exporter has not been issued its own amount of subsidy, the countervailing duty is equal to 9,125.6 Renminbi 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 type (i.e. welded casing, seamless tubing, etc.);
    • grade;
    • outside diameter;
    • end finish;
    • gauge (nominal weight in lbs/ft. or Kg/m)
  • 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 #: 4214-31
  • Dumping case #: AD1390
  • Subsidy file #: 4218-30
  • Subsidy case #: CV127
CITT Reference Number(s)
  • NQ-2011-001
  • RR-2016-001
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