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Investigation Finds that Concrete Reinforcing Bar from 7 Countries Have Been Dumped in Canada and Have Caused Injury to the Domestic Steel Industry

OTTAWA, June 4, 2021 – Following today’s determination by the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) that the dumping of rebar from seven countries caused injury to the Canadian industry, Catherine Cobden, President & CEO of the Canadian Steel Producers Association (CSPA) released the following statement:

“The CSPA and its members welcome the conclusion of CBSA’s investigation into dumping of concrete rebar into Canada, and the CITT’s decision that those dumped goods caused injury to the Canadian industry. Canadian steel producers rely heavily on our import monitoring and trade remedy system to ensure that unfairly traded imports are addressed. As demonstrated by today’s decision, Canada’s domestic industry continues to be injured by these unfair practices. The use of our rules-based system is crucial in defending the sector, our workers and our communities.”

The seven countries who were being investigated include Algeria, Egypt, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam. As a result of today’s CITT determination, dumping duties will be applied to imports from those countries.

The CITT’s decision can be found here:

About the Canadian Steel Producers Association

The Canadian Steel Producers Association is the national voice of Canada's primary steel and the pipe and tube industry, dedicated to ensuring a competitive and sustainable business environment for its members and supply chain stakeholders. Canadian steel producers are integral to Canada's economy and a vital supplier to many segments of North American industry, including the automotive, energy, construction, and transportation sectors.

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