Canadian International Trade Tribunal

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

August 21, 2013 15:00 ET

Canadian International Trade Tribunal Initiates Final Inquiry: Circular Copper Tube From Brazil, Greece, China, Korea and Mexico

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 21, 2013) - The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today initiated an inquiry respecting 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 the above-mentioned goods originating in or exported from the People's Republic of China. This final injury inquiry was initiated further to a notice received from the Canada Border Services Agency stating that preliminary determinations had been made respecting the dumping and subsidizing of the above-mentioned goods.

On December 18, 2013, the Tribunal will determine whether the dumping and subsidizing have caused injury or retardation or are threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry.

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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