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Miscellaneous Canadian and Latin American AD/CV Actions on Mainland Chinese Products

Canada Makes Determination in AD/CV Sunset Review of Steel Sinks
The Canada Border Services Agency has issued a final affirmative determination in its expiry review of the AD and CV duty orders on stainless steel sinks with a single drawn bowl having a volume between 1,600 and 5,000 cubic inches (26,219.30 and 81,935.32 cubic centimetres) or with multiple drawn bowls having a combined volume between 2,200 and 6,800 cubic inches (36,051.54 and 111,432.04 cubic centimetres), excluding sinks fabricated by hand. If the Canadian International Trade Tribunal issues an affirmative injury determination, these AD and CV duty orders will be renewed for an additional five years. If, on the contrary, the CITT issues a negative determination, the orders will be rescinded. The CITT determination is expected by 10 January 2018.

Canada Issues Results of Re-Investigation of AD/CV Measures on Rebar
The CBSA recently issued the results of an AD/CV re-investigation of the normal values, export prices and amounts of subsidy of mainland Chinese 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 millimetres, in various finishes, excluding plain round bar and fabricated rebar products, classified under HTSCA 7213.10.0000, 7214.20.0000, 7215.90.0090 and 7227.90.0090. The CBSA notes that neither the mainland Chinese government nor mainland Chinese producers/exporters co-operated in this re-investigation. As a result, the agency has determined that effective from 1 September normal values will be based on the export prices of the goods advanced by 41 percent, while amounts of subsidy will total 469 renminbi per metric tonne.

Peru Amends Provisional AD Measures on Slide Fasteners
Peru has amended the provisional AD measures it established on 16 August for a period of four months on slide fasteners and parts thereof classified under HTSPE 9607.11.0000, 9607.19.0000 and 9607.20.0000 from mainland China. Subject merchandise below a certain price will face the amended provisional AD duties shown below.

Product Company AD Duty (US$/kg) Price Threshold (US$/kg)
Original Amended
Metal fasteners Ningbo MH Industry Co. Ltd. 5.76 1.19 22.7
All other
Other fasteners Ningbo MH Industry Co. Ltd. 3.49 1.16 22.8
All other
Parts of fasteners Ningbo MH Industry Co. Ltd. 3.00 0.16 11.8
Zhejiang Sunhe Zipper Co. Ltd. 4.00 4.00
All other 4.00 4.00

Brazil Extends Deadline to Conclude AD Sunset Review on Citric Acid
Brazilian authorities recently extended for a period of up to two months, from 28 September to 28 November, the deadline to issue the final results of the on-going sunset review of the AD duty order on mainland Chinese citric acid and certain citrate salts classified under NCM 2918.14.00 and 2918.15.00.

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