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Public Hearings

Unless otherwise indicated, all public hearings are held at:

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal
333 Laurier Avenue West
18th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G7

Prior to attending, interested persons should verify the Tribunal's Web site to confirm the date and time. You may also contact the Tribunal at 613-993-3595 to obtain further information.

Appeals

Appeal Date of Hearing Goods in Issue Issue
AP-2018-010
Rona Inc.
February 27, 2020 Glass bath screens Whether the goods in issue are properly classified in tariff item No. 7020.00.90 as “other articles of glass”, as determined by the President of the Canada Border Services Agency, or in tariff item No. 7007.19.00 as “other safety glass, consisting of toughened (tempered) or laminated glass”, or alternatively in tariff item No. 7013.99.00 as “glassware of a kind used for table, kitchen, toilet, office, indoor decoration or similar purposes (other than that of heading 70.10 or 70.18)”, as claimed by Rona Inc.
AP-2019-009
Keurig Canada Inc.
March 19, 2020 Keurig Elite K40 Single Cup Brewing System Whether the goods in issue are properly classified under tariff item No. 8516.71.10 as “coffee makers”, as determined by the President of the Canada Border Services Agency, or should be classified under tariff item No. 8516.79.90 as “other electro-thermic appliances (other)”, as claimed by Keurig Canada Inc.
AP-2019-021
Scentsy Canada Enterprises ULC
March 24, 2020 Various scented household products and small appliances Whether the sales between Scentsy Canada Enterprises ULC and Scentsy Inc. constitute valid sales for export in accordance with subsection 48(1) of the Customs Act and the Valuation for Duty Regulations; whether the appellant has a permanent establishment in Canada and can therefore be considered a “purchaser in Canada” in accordance with the Valuation for Duty Regulations; and, alternatively, if the appellant is a purchaser in Canada, should the price paid or payable for the goods be adjusted by including all payments made by the appellant to the vendor.
AP-2018-048
Michael Kors (Canada) Holdings Ltd.
Postponed to May 21, 2020 Tote Bags Whether the goods in issue are properly classified under tariff item Nos. 4202.21.00 and 4202.22.90 as “handbags”, as determined by the President of the Canada Border Services Agency, or should be classified under tariff item Nos. 4202.92.90 and 4202.91.90 as other containers, as claimed by Michael Kors (Canada) Holdings Ltd.

Dumping and Subsidizing

Injury Inquiry No. Date of Hearing Product Definition
NQ-2019-001
Sucker Rods
March 30, 2020 Dumping of sucker rods, including pony rods, with or without couplings attached and with or without guides attached, manufactured to American Petroleum Institute (API) 11B specifications, equivalent standards or proprietary standards, including in a finished or semi finished state, made of solid steel, including carbon, alloy and special grades of steel, of 2.5 inches (63.5 mm) or less in diameter of rod body, with stated measurements subject to permissible tolerances, originating in or exported from the Argentine Republic, the Federative Republic of Brazil and the United Mexican States.
Expiry Review No. Date of Hearing Product Definition
RR-2019-002
Certain Fasteners
June 22, 2020 Dumping of certain carbon steel fasteners originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China and Chinese Taipei and subsidizing of such products originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.
RR-2019-003
Concrete Reinforcing Bar
August 4, 2020 Dumping of hot rolled deformed steel concrete reinforcing bar in straight lengths or coils, commonly identified as rebar, in various diameters up to and including 56.4 millimeters, in various finishes, excluding plain round bar and fabricated rebar products, originating or exported from the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea and the Republic of Turkey, and subsidizing of the aforementioned goods originating or exported from the People’s Republic of China.
RR-2019-005
Oil Country Tubular Goods
October 1, 2020 Dumping and subsidizing of oil country tubular goods including, in particular, casing and tubing, made of carbon or alloy steel, welded or seamless, heat-treated or not heat-treated, regardless of end finish, having an outside diameter from 2 3/8 inches to 13 3/8 inches (60.3 mm to 339.7 mm), meeting or supplied to meet American Petroleum Institute specification 5CT or equivalent standard, in all grades, excluding drill pipe, seamless casing up to 11 3/4 inches (298.5 mm) in outside diameter, pup joints, welded or seamless, heat-treated or not heat treated, in lengths of up to 3.66 m (12 feet), and coupling stock, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.
RR-2019-006
Oil Country Tubular Goods
October 19, 2020 Dumping of oil country tubular goods, which are casing, tubing and green tubes made of carbon or alloy steel, welded or seamless, heat‐treated or not heat-treated, regardless of end finish, having an outside diameter from 2 3/8 inches to 13 3/8 inches (60.3 mm to 339.7 mm), meeting or supplied to meet American Petroleum Institute (API) specification 5CT or equivalent and/or enhanced proprietary standards, in all grades, excluding drill pipe, pup joints, couplings, coupling stock and stainless steel casing, tubing or green tubes containing 10.5 percent or more by weight of chromium, originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei, the Republic of India, the Republic of Indonesia, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Korea, the Kingdom of Thailand, the Republic of Turkey, Ukraine and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

Procurement

Procurement Inquiry No. Date of Hearing Subject Matter of Hearing
PR-2019-053
SoftSim Technologies Inc.
March 25, 2020 Concerning procurement (Solicitation No. 20-166067) by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD). The solicitation is for the provision of trade modernization task-based informatics professional services.