CITT Publishes Report on Steel Safeguards

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) published its findings and recommendations following its inquiry into safeguard measures on certain steel goods. As a result of the CITT’s findings, provisional safeguards on imports of concrete reinforcing bar, energy tubular products, hot-rolled sheet, pre-painted steel and wire rod will cease to apply beginning April 28, 2019. Until…

Provisional safeguard measures on certain steel goods

Effective October 25, Canada is imposing an initial provisional surtax of 25% on seven categories of steel goods irrespective of origin, when the levels of imports from trading partners exceed historical norms. These measures are being put in place to protect Canadian steel workers and producers. Exemptions will be provided to certain countries such as…