ANNOUNCEMENT 22 Sep 2020

In September 2020, the Canadian authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of certain concrete reinforcing bar from Algeria, Egypt, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam. In February 2021, a provisional duty was imposed. In June 2021, a definitive duty was imposed. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

The Canada Border Services Agency, Certain concrete reinforcing bar, Notice of initiation of investigation, issued on 22 September 2020: https://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/sima-lmsi/i-e/rb32020/rb32020-ni-eng.html
The Canada Border Services Agency, Certain concrete reinforcing bar, Notice of preliminary determination, issued on 4 February 2021: https://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/sima-lmsi/i-e/rb32020/rb32020-np-eng.html
The Canada Border Services Agency, 4 June 2021: https://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/sima-lmsi/mif-mev/rb3-eng.html

Inception date: 04 Feb 2021 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On September 22, 2020 the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated an investigation respecting the alleged injurious dumping of certain concrete reinforcing bar from Algeria, Egypt, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam. The investigation follows a complaint filed by AltaSteel Inc., ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada, G.P. and Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation. The subject goods are usually classified under tariff classification numbers 7213.10.00.00 and 7214.20.00.00; in some instances, imports of the subject goods may also be classified under 7215.90.00.90 or 7227.90.00.90.

On 4 February 2021, the Canada Border Services Agency imposed a provisional duty on imports of the subject good from Algeria, Egypt, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore and Viet Nam. The rate of duty on imports from Algeria is 4.5% or 13.7% depending on the company. The rate of duty on imports from Egypt 22%. The rate of duty on imports from Indonesia is 11.3% or 28.4%. The rate of duty on imports from Italy is 28.4%. The rate of duty on imports from Malaysia is 28.4%. The rate of duty on imports from Singapore is 28.4%. The rate of duty on imports from 3.7% or 15.4%. 

On 5 June 2021, the Canada Border Services Agency imposed a definitive anti-dumping on imports of the subject good from Algeria, Egypt, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam. The rate of duty on imports from Algeria ranges from 4,8% to 20,3%. The rate of duty on imports from Indonesia ranges from 3,3% to 21,8%. The rate of duty on imports from Vietnam ranges from 10,5% to 23,1%.The rate of duty on imports from Italy, Malaysia, Singapore and Egypt is 23,1%. The notice imposing definitive duties was published on 4 June 2021.

AFFECTED SECTORS