Certain Piling Pipe
Dumping & Subsidizing (China)

Product Information

Product Definition

The subject goods are defined as:

"Carbon and alloy steel pipe piles, commonly identified as piling pipe, in outside diameter ranging from 3 1/2 inches up to and including 16 inches (8.9 cm to 40.6 cm) inclusive, in commercial quality and in various forms and finishes, usually supplied to meet ASTM A252, ASTM A500, CSA G.40.21 or comparable specifications or standards, whether single, dual or multiple certified, excluding carbon steel welded pipe, in the nominal size range of 3 1/2 inches up to and including 6 inches (89 mm to 168.3 mm) in outside diameter, in various forms and finishes, usually supplied to meet ASTM A252 or equivalent specifications, other than carbon steel welded pipe in the nominal size range of 3 1/2 inches up to and including 6 inches, dual-stencilled to meet the requirements of both specification ASTM A252, Grades 1 to 3, and specification API 5L, with bevelled ends and in random lengths, for use as foundation piles, 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 May 4, 2012
Preliminary Determination August 2, 2012
Final Determination October 31, 2012
Canadian International Trade Tribunal's Finding November 30, 2012
Expiry Review Determination January 25, 2018
Canadian International Trade Tribunal's Order July 4, 2018
Tariff Classification Numbers

Steel piling pipe are normally classified under the following tariff classification numbers:

  • 7306.30.00.10
  • 7306.30.00.20
  • 7306.30.00.30

The goods may also be classified under the following tariff classification numbers:

  • 7306.40.00.20
  • 7306.50.00.90
  • 7306.40.00.30

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 2012-11-30 :

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 Final Determination.

For importations of subject goods originating in/or exported from China, for which the exporter has not been issued specific normal values, the anti-dumping duty is equal to 96.4% 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 2012-11-30 :

For a list of exporters in China who currently have a specific amount of subsidy, please consult the CBSA Notice of Final Determination.

For importations of subject goods originating in/or exported from the China, for which the exporter has not been issued its own amount of subsidy, the countervailing duty is equal to 641.35 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 duties
  • Name and address of producer/manufacturer
  • Name and address of vendor (if different from the producer)
  • customer's name and address
  • Canadian importer's name and address (if different from the customer)
  • Full product description of the goods, including:
    • Product Type (i.e. specify whether welded or seamless)
    • Grade
    • Length description
    • Length
    • Outside Diameter
    • Nominal wall thickness
    • Other
  • Date of sale, date of shipment
  • Quantity (including, the unit of measure)
  • Unit selling price, total selling price
  • 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 from the point of direct shipment (including, the inland and ocean freight, insurance, etc.)
  • 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)
  • Dumping file #: 4214-34
  • Dumping case #: AD1393
  • Subsidy file #: 4218-33
  • Subsidy case #: CV130
  • PP 2017 ER
CITT Reference Number(s)
  • NQ-2012-002
  • RR-2017-003
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