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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.

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Appeals

Appeal Date of Hearing Goods in Issue Issue
AP-2019-009
Keurig Canada Inc.
Postponed, date TBD 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
Postponed, date TBD 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-2019-027
Coalision Inc.
Postponed, date TBD N/A Whether the payments made by Coalision Inc. to acquire excess material form part of the “price paid or payable” for the goods imported by Coalision Inc. in calculating their value for duty.
AP-2018-048
Michael Kors (Canada) Holdings Ltd.
Postponed, date TBD 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
Expiry Review No. Date of Hearing Product Definition
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-2019-004
Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Plate and High-Strength Low-Alloy Steel Plate
August 31, 2020 Dumping of hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low-alloy steel plate not further manufactured than hot-rolled, heat-treated or not, in cut lengths in widths from 24 inches (610mm) to 152 inches (3,860 mm) inclusive and in thicknesses from 0.187 inch (4.75mm) up to and including 3.0 inches (76.0 mm) inclusive (with all dimensions being plus or minus allowable tolerances contained in the applicable standards, e.g. ASTM standards A6/A6M and A20/A20M), originating in or exported from Ukraine, excluding universal mill plate, plate for use in the manufacture of pipe and plate having a rolled, raised figure at regular intervals on the surface (also known as floor plate).
RR-2019-005
Oil Country Tubular Goods
September 28, 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.
RR-2020-001
Photovoltaic Modules and Laminates
January 21, 2021 Dumping and subsidizing of photovoltaic modules and laminates consisting of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, including laminates shipped or packaged with other components of photovoltaic modules, and thin-film photovoltaic products produced from amorphous silicon (a-Si), cadmium telluride (CdTe), or copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS), originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, excluding modules, laminates or thin-film products with a power output not exceeding 100W, and also excluding modules, laminates or thin-film products incorporated into electrical goods where the function of the electrical goods is other than power generation and these electrical goods consume the electricity generated by the photovoltaic product (the subject goods). In accordance with the Tribunal’s finding in Inquiry No. NQ-2014-003, the product definition also excludes 195W monocrystalline photovoltaic modules made of 72 monocrystalline cells, each cell being no more than 5 inches in width and height.

Procurement

Procurement Inquiry No. Date of Hearing Subject Matter of Hearing