SynopsisThe Canadian International Trade Tribunal has initiated an expiry review of its 2018 order concerning seamless carbon or alloy steel oil and gas well casing from China. The review aims to determine whether the expiration of this order might lead to continued or resumed dumping or subsidizing and whether it could harm the domestic industry. The Canada Border Services Agency will assess the likelihood of resumed or continued dumping by February 15, 2024, with the Tribunal making its injury determination by July 24, 2024. This review is part of the Tribunal's role in overseeing trade matters.ArticleThe Canadian International Trade Tribunal has taken a significant step in assessing the impact of Chinese steel imports on the domestic industry. In a recent development, the Tribunal initiated an expiry review of its order issued on November 28, 2018, pertaining to seamless carbon or alloy steel oil and gas well casing from the People's Republic of China.The primary objective of this expiry review is to determine whether the expiration of the existing order is likely to result in either the continued or resumed dumping or subsidizing of these steel products. Additionally, the review aims to assess whether such actions could potentially harm the domestic industry.The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will play a crucial role in this process. By no later than February 15, 2024, the CBSA will determine whether there is a reasonable likelihood of resumed or continued dumping or subsidizing. Should the CBSA make a positive determination in this regard, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal will then conduct a further assessment.By July 24, 2024, the Tribunal will make a determination regarding whether the continued or resumed dumping or subsidizing is likely to result in injury to the domestic industry. This comprehensive review reflects the Tribunal's commitment to ensuring fair trade practices and safeguarding the interests of the domestic industry.The Canadian International Trade Tribunal operates as an independent quasi-judicial body, and it reports its findings to Parliament through the Minister of Finance. Its jurisdiction covers a wide range of trade-related matters, including cases involving dumped and subsidized imports, safeguard complaints, government procurement complaints, and appeals related to customs and excise tax rulings.Furthermore, when requested by the federal government, the Tribunal provides valuable advice on various economic, trade, and tariff matters, contributing to informed decision-making.Any entity or individual with a vested interest in this expiry review is encouraged to participate in the process. Those wishing to engage in the Tribunal's review can do so by filing Form I—Notice of Participation.Conclusion:The initiation of the expiry review by the Canadian International Trade Tribunal signifies a proactive approach in addressing potential trade challenges associated with seamless carbon or alloy steel oil and gas well casing imports from China. By rigorously assessing the likelihood of continued or resumed dumping or subsidizing, as well as its potential impact on the domestic industry, the Tribunal underscores its commitment to upholding fair trade practices and safeguarding the interests of Canadian businesses. This review reflects the Tribunal's pivotal role in overseeing trade matters and ensuring that trade dynamics remain equitable and beneficial to the domestic industry.