Canada: Final antidumping and CVD duties concerning certain oil country tubular goods from China and reinvestigation of these duties
On August 24, 2009 Canada intiated an antidumping and countervailing duty investigation concerning certain oil country tubular goods from China. On October 23, 2009 the Canadia International Trade Tribunal made an affirmative determination of injury.
On November 23, 2009 a preliminary antidumping duty was imposed of between 34% and 187%.
On March 23, 2010 the Tribunal issued its final findings confirming dumping and subsidies and the injury caused to the domestic industry and imposed definitive antidumping and CVD duties. Some of the products have been excluded as no injury was confirmed.
On October 8, 2010 the Canada Border Services Agency initiated a reinvestigation to update the normal values, export prices and amounts of subsidy concerning measures taken against imports of certain carbon steel welded pipe originating in or exported from China.
Any Evidence-Based Deliberation:
On August 24, 2009 Canada intiated an antidumping investigation concerning subsidizing of certain oil country tubular goods from China.
|Is there anything in the public record to suggest that evidence of the effectiveness of the proposed measure was considered during official deliberations?||Don't know|
|Is there any evidence that alternatives to the proposed measure were considered?||Don't Know|
|Is there anything in the public record that suggests that empirical evidence informed the comparison across the alternatives available to government?||Don't Know|
|Was such evidence identified?||Don't Know|
|Is such evidence publicly available?||Don't Know|
|Did the official decision-maker in question provide an explanation as to why a chosen measure was favoured over alternatives?||Don't Know|
|Is there any evidence to suggest that potentially affected trading partners were consulted before the measures were taken?||Don't Know|
|Is there any evidence that safeguards have been put in place to ensure that implementation of the initiative is transparent and non-discriminatory?||Don't Know|
|Did the government state its intention to review the measure within one year of implementation?||Don't Know|
Date Discovered: 24/08/2009
Date of inception: 24 Aug 2009
GTA Evaluation: Red
As reported by Antidumpingpublishing.com.
Dumping and Subsidizing
Preliminary Injury Inquiries (subsection 34(2))
OIL COUNTRY TUBULAR GOODS
Preliminary Injury Inquiry No. PI-2009-003
Friday, October 23, 2009