Canada Finds Injury to Domestic Industry from Rebar Imports
The Canadian International Trade Tribunal has conducted Dumping and Subsidizing inquiry to determine whether the dumping of hot rolled deformed steel concrete reinforcing bar originating in or exported from Algeria, Egypt, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam, has caused injury or retardation or is threatening to cause injury. Further to the Tribunal’s inquiry, and following the issuance by the President of the Canada Border Services Agency of a final determination dated May 5, 2021, that the above-mentioned goods have been dumped, the Tribunal hereby finds that the said dumping has caused injury to the domestic industry.
The 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 millimetres, in various finishes, excluding plain round bar and fabricated rebar products. The product definition also excludes 10 mm diameter rebar produced to meet the requirements of CSA G30 18.09 (or equivalent standards) that is 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).