Certain Seamless Casing
Dumping & Subsidizing (China)

Product Information

Product Definition

The subject goods are defined as:

"Seamless carbon or alloy steel oil and gas well casing, whether plain end, beveled, threaded or threaded and coupled, heat-treated or non-heat-treated, meeting American Petroleum Institute (API) specification 5CT, with an outside diameter not exceeding 11.75 inches (298.5 mm), in all grades, including proprietary grades, 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 Investigations August 13, 2007
Preliminary Determination November 9, 2007
Final Determination February 7, 2008
Canadian International Trade Tribunal's Finding March 10, 2008
Re-Investigation November 7, 2011
Expiry Review Determination October 25, 2012
Canadian International Trade Tribunal's Order March 11, 2013
Notice of Conclusion of Re-investigation December 14, 2015
Expiry Review Determination July 6, 2018
Canadian International Trade Tribunal's Order November 28, 2018
Normal Value Review – HG Tubulars March 20, 2019
Normal Value Review – Shandong Molong May 29, 2019
Scope Ruling - Statement of Reasons - Western Alliance Tubulars Ltd. September 6, 2019
Notice of conclusion of re-investigations May 25, 2020
Tariff Classification Numbers

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

  • 7304.29.00.11
  • 7304.29.00.19
  • 7304.29.00.21
  • 7304.29.00.29

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 tariff 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

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:

Exporter Cooperative Since Last Revised
Hengyang Valin Steel Tube Co., Ltd. 2008‑02 2020‑05
Jiangsu Changbao Group –
  • Jiangsu Changbao Precision Steel Tube Co., Ltd.
  • Jiangsu Changbao Steel Tube Co., Ltd.
  • Jiangsu Changbao Steel Tubulars Corporation
2011‑11 2020‑05
Jiangsu Chengde Steel Tube Share Company 2011‑11 2020‑05
Shandong Molong Petroleum Machinery Co., Ltd. 2008‑02 2020‑05
Shengli Oilfield Shengji Petroleum Equipment Co., Ltd. 2011‑11 2020‑05
Tianjin Pipe Corporation 2008‑02 2020‑05
Tianjin TianGang Special Petroleum Pipe Manufacture Co., Ltd. 2011‑11 2020‑05
Vallourec Tianda (Anhui) Co., Ltd. 2018‑12 2020‑05
Zibo Freet Thermal Tech Co., Ltd. 2011‑11 2020‑05

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 91% of the export price.

Duty Liability
(Countervailing duties)

Country of Origin or Export: China

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

Exporter Amount of Subsidy RMB / MT Cooperative Since Last Revised
Vallourec Tianda (Anhui) Co., Ltd. 141 2018‑12 2018‑12
Hengyang Group (Hengyang Steel Tube Group Int’l Trading Inc. / Hengyang Valin MPM Co., Ltd. / Hengyang Valin Steel Tube Co., Ltd.) 65.14 2008‑02 2015‑12
Jiangsu Changbao Group –
  • Jiangsu Changbao Precision Steel Tube Co., Ltd.
  • Jiangsu Changbao Steel Tube Co., Ltd.
  • Jiangsu Changbao Steel Tubulars Corporation
80.43 2011‑11 2018‑06
Jiangsu Chengde Steel Tube Share Company 616.52 2011‑11 2015‑12
Shandong Molong Petroleum Machinery Co., Ltd. 45.63 2008‑02 2015‑12
Shengli Oil Field Freet Petroleum Equipment Co., Ltd. 87.78 2011‑11 2016‑05
Zibo Freet Thermal Tech Co., Ltd. 473.30 2011‑11 2015‑12
Shengli Oil Field Shengji Petroleum Equipment Co., Ltd. 35.95 2010‑03 2015‑12
Shengli Oil Field Freet Petroleum Steel Pipe Co., Ltd. 214.21 2011‑11 2015‑12
Tianjin Pipe Corporation 183.75 2008‑02 2015‑12
Tianjin TianGang Special Petroleum Pipe Manufacture Co., Ltd. 106.78 2011‑11 2015‑12

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 3,381 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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 #: 4214-15
  • Dumping case #: AD1371
  • Subsidy file #: 4218-23
  • Subsidy case #: CV122
  • OS 2019 RI
CITT Reference Number(s)
  • NQ-2007-001
  • RR-2012-002
  • RR-2017-006
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