The Canadian International Trade Tribunal will begin a preliminary inquiry to determine whether the imports are harming Canadian producers and hand down a decision by Dec. 28.
The border services agency will investigate whether the imports are being dumped and/or subsidized and will make a decision by Jan. 25.
Last April, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal announced imports of steel grating from China will be hit with anti-dumping and countervailing duties. The tribunal found the dumping and subsidizing of non-stainless steel grating from China had harmed Canadian companies.
I’d say it’s about time. It’s been going on a long time. Many companies have gone out of business waiting for their complaints to be heard.