Certain Concrete Reinforcing Bar
Dumping (China, South Korea, Turkey) & Subsidizing (China)

Product Information

Product Definition

The subject goods are defined as:

"Hot-rolled deformed steel concrete reinforcing bar in straight lengths or coils, commonly identified as rebar, in various diameters up to and including 56.4 millimeters, in various finishes, excluding plain round bar and fabricated rebar products, originating in/or exported from the People's Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, and the Republic of Turkey."

Exclusion

"10-mm-diameter (10M) rebar produced to meet the requirements of CSA G30 18.09 (or equivalent standards) and coated to meet the requirements of epoxy standard ASTM A775/A 775M 04a (or equivalent standards) in lengths from 1 foot (30.48 cm) up to and including 8 feet (243.84 cm)."

Investigation Information

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

Action Date
Initiation of Investigation June 13, 2014
Preliminary Determination September 11, 2014
Final Determination December 10, 2014
Canadian International Trade Tribunal Finding January 9, 2015
Re-investigation June 29, 2016
Re-investigation September 1, 2017
Re-investigation May 4, 2018
Normal Value Review – Icdas December 18, 2018
Normal Value Review – Colakoglu December 18, 2018
Canadian International Trade Tribunal's Order April 18, 2019
Tariff Classification Numbers

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

  • 7213.10.00.00
  • 7214.20.00.00
  • 7215.90.00.90
  • 7227.90.00.90

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 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 Harmonized System Compliance Web site.

Duty Liability
(Anti-dumping duties)

Country of Origin or Export: China, South Korea and Turkey

Effective on imports of subject goods released by the CBSA on or after May 4, 2018:

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
Republic of Turkey Çolakoğlu Metalurji A.S. 2016-06 2018-12
İçdas Çelik Enerji Tersane ve Ulaşım A.Ş. 2017-09 2018-12
Kaptan Demir Celik Endustrisi ve Ticaret A.S. 2018-05 2018-05
Kroman Çelik Sanayii A.Ş. 2018-05 2018-05

For importations of subject goods originating in/or exported from China, the South Korea and Turkey for which the exporter has not been issued normal values, the anti-dumping duty is equal to 41.0% 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 May 4, 2018:

No exporters in China received a specific amount of subsidy in the most recent re-investigation. Please consult the CBSA's Notice of Conlcusion of Re-investigation.

For importations of subject goods originating in/or exported from China for which the exporter has not been issued specific amounts of subsidy, the countervailing duty is equal to 469 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 or countervailing 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:
    • Specification – Indicate the specification of the concrete reinforcing bar (e.g. CAN/CSA-G30.18 M92)
    • Grade – Indicate the grade applicable to the concrete reinforcing bar (e.g. 400W)
    • Diameter – Indicate the diameter of the concrete reinforcing bar in millimetres
    • Length – Indicate the length of the concrete reinforcing bar in metres
    • Coating – Indicate the coating of the concrete reinforcing bar (epoxy, galvanized, uncoated, etc.)
    • Type of Steel – Indicate the type of steel of the concrete reinforcing bar (e.g. carbon, low alloy, alloy, etc.)
  • 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 #: 4214-42
  • Dumping case #: AD/1403
  • Subsidy file #: 4218-39
  • Subsidy case #: CVD/138
  • RB1&2 2017 RI
CITT Reference Number(s)
  • NQ-2014-001
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