Canadian International Trade Tribunal

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

December 18, 2013 15:00 ET

Canadian International Trade Tribunal Finds Injury

Circular Copper Tube From Brazil, Greece, China, Korea and Mexico

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 18, 2013) - The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today found that the dumping of circular copper tube with an outer diameter of 0.2 inch to 4.25 inches (0.502 centimetre to 10.795 centimetres) excluding industrial and coated or insulated copper tube, originating in or exported from the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Hellenic Republic, the People's Republic of China, the Republic of Korea and the United Mexican States, and the subsidizing of those goods originating in or exported from the People's Republic of China had caused injury to the domestic industry. Anti-dumping and countervailing duties will therefore be collected by the Canada Border Services Agency. The complainant in this case was Great Lakes Copper Inc. of London, Ontario.

The Tribunal will issue the reasons for its findings on January 2, 2014.

The Tribunal is an independent quasi-judicial body that reports to Parliament through the Minister of Finance. It hears cases on dumped and subsidized imports, safeguard complaints, complaints about federal government procurement and appeals of customs and excise tax rulings. When requested by the federal government, the Tribunal also provides advice on other economic, trade and tariff matters.

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