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Canada Imposes Definitive Safeguard Duties on Heavy Plate and Stainless Steel Wire

Posted in Canada's Federal Government, Canada's Steel Safeguard, Countermeasures, Customs Law, Imports Restrictions, Legal Developments, origin, Steel, tariff classification, tariffs, Trade Remedies, valuation

On May 10, 2019, the Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”) posted Customs Notice 19-08 “Final Safeguard Measures on the Importation of Certain Steel Goods”.  Effective May 13, 2019, Canada will impose definitive safeguard duties on Heavy Plate and Stainless Steel Wire for a period of 3 years. Canada is imposing tariff rate quotas with declining… Continue Reading

Can Importers Get A Refund of Canadian Steel Safeguard Duties on 5 Steel Products?

Posted in Canada's Federal Government, Countermeasures, Steel, Trade Remedies

The short answer is yes.  To the extent that steel safeguard duties were applied to imports of (1) concrete reinforcing bar, (2) hot-rolled steel sheet, (3) pre-painted steel, (4) energy tubular products and/or (5) wire rod, the safeguard duties were discontinued on April 28, 2019.  On April 26, 2019, Canada’s Department of Finance announced that… Continue Reading

Canada Is Imposing Emergency Steel Safeguards on 7 Steel Products and Conducting an Injury Inquiry

Posted in Canada's Steel Safeguard

On October 11, 2018, Canada’s Department of Finance announced that effective October 25, 2018, Canada will be imposing emergency tariff rate quotas on 7 categories of steel products.  The Department of Finance has prepared a report and there will be an Order in Council under section 55 of the Customs Tariff to implement the emergency… Continue Reading