Expiry Review No. RR-2017-004




Notice is hereby given that, as decided by the Canadian International Trade Tribunal on May 11, 2018, pursuant to rule 25.1 of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Rules, the above-mentioned expiry review will now proceed by way of written submissions (File Hearing).

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) hereby gives notice that it will, pursuant to subsection 76.03(3) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), initiate an expiry review of its order made on January 8, 2013, in Expiry Review No. RR-2012-001, concerning the dumping of hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high‑strength low-alloy plate not further manufactured than hot-rolled, heat-treated or not, in cut lengths, in widths from 24 in. (+/‑ 610 mm) to 152 in. (+/- 3,860 mm) inclusive, and thicknesses from 0.187 in. (+/‑ 4.75 mm) to 4.0 in. (+/- 101.6 mm) inclusive, but excluding plate for use in the manufacture of pipe and tube (also known as skelp), plate in coil form, plate having a rolled, raised figure at regular intervals on the surface (also known as floor plate) and plate produced to American Society for Testing and Materials specifications A515 and A516M/A516, grade 70 (also known as pressure vessel quality plate) in thicknesses greater than 3.125 in. (+/- 79.3 mm), originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (the subject goods).

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will first determine, by March 2, 2018, whether the expiry of the order is likely to result in the continuation or resumption of dumping of the subject goods. Information regarding CBSA’s investigation can be obtained from Ms. Marie-Josée Charette, Canada Border Services Agency, 11th Floor, 100 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0L8, 613‑954‑7399 (telephone), Marie‑ (e-mail). The schedule of CBSA’s investigation is available at

If the CBSA determines that the expiry of the order is likely to result in the continuation or resumption of dumping, the Tribunal will conduct an expiry review to determine if the expiry is likely to result in injury. The Tribunal will tentatively hold a public hearing in Hearing Room No. 1, 18th Floor, 333 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, Ontario, commencing on May 28, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. The Tribunal will issue an order with its determination and a statement of reasons by August 9, 2018. The full schedule is appended to this notice.

Persons or governments wishing to participate in the Tribunal’s expiry review must file a notice of participation with the Registrar by March 19, 2018. Each counsel who intends to represent a party must file a notice of representation, as well as a declaration and undertaking, by March 19, 2018.

Parties should file documents with the Tribunal through its Secure E‑filing Service at The information is fully encrypted from the sender to the Tribunal. Parties must also file paper copies in the required number as instructed. The electronic version and the hard-copy version must be identical. Submissions with information designated confidential must include a non-confidential summary or redacted version.

For further information, see the Expiry Reviews Guidelines at www.citt‑, and the Guideline to Making Requests for Product Exclusions at www.citt‑, or contact the Registrar, Canadian International Trade Tribunal, 15th Floor, 333 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G7, 613‑993‑3595 (telephone), 613‑990‑2439 (fax), citt‑ (e-mail).

Dated at Ottawa, Ontario,
this 3rd day of October 2017


October 3, 2017 - Tribunal notice of expiry review and schedule

CBSA’s Investigation

October 4, 2017 - Initiation of the CBSA’s expiry review investigation and issuance of the CBSA questionnaires
Initial compilation of CBSA exhibits available

March 2, 2018 - CBSA’s determination
If determination is affirmative, information is transferred to the Tribunal

March 17, 2018 - CBSA statement of reasons

Tribunal’s Expiry Review

February 5, 2018 - Teleconference on draft Tribunal questionnaires (if required)

March 5, 2018 - Initiation of Tribunal’s expiry review (if affirmative determination by the CBSA)

March 19, 2018 - Notices of participation and representation, declarations and undertakings

March 26, 2018 - Replies to Tribunal expiry review questionnaires

April 24, 2018 - Distribution of Tribunal exhibits, including information transferred from the CBSA, and investigation report

April 24, 2018 to May 2, 2018 - Requests for information (RFIs)

April 27, 2018 - Investigation report teleconference (if required)

April 30, 2018, by noon - Requests for product exclusions

May 1, 2018, by noon - Cases of parties in support of a continuation of the order

May 7, 2018, by noon - Objections to RFIs

May 8, 2018, by noon - Domestic producers’ responses to requests for product exclusions

May 9, 2018, by noon - Cases of parties in opposition to a continuation of the order
Tribunal decisions on RFIs

May 16, 2018, by noon - Requesters’ replies to domestic producers’ responses to requests for product exclusions
Replies to RFIs

May 17, 2018, by noon - Reply submissions of parties in support of a continuation of the order

May 28, 2018 - Hearing by Way of Written Submissions

August 9, 2018 - Order and statement of reasons


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Publication Date

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Modification Date

Tuesday, May 15, 2018