SILICON METAL

SILICON METAL
Inquiry No. NQ-2017-001

Finding issued
Thursday, November 2, 2017

 

IN THE MATTER OF an inquiry, pursuant to section 42 of the Special Import Measures Act, respecting:

silicon metal originating in or exported from the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, the Kingdom of Norway and the Kingdom of Thailand

FINDING

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal, pursuant to the provisions of section 42 of the Special Import Measures Act, has conducted an inquiry to determine whether the dumping of silicon metal containing at least 96.00% but less than 99.99% silicon by weight, and silicon metal containing between 89.00% and 96.00% silicon by weight that contains aluminum greater than 0.20% by weight, of all forms and sizes, originating in or exported from the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, the Kingdom of Norway and the Kingdom of Thailand, and the subsidizing of the above-mentioned goods originating in or exported from the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Malaysia, the Kingdom of Norway and the Kingdom of Thailand, have caused injury or are threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry.

This inquiry is pursuant to the issuance by the President of the Canada Border Services Agency, on July 5, 2017, of a preliminary determination of dumping with respect to the above-mentioned goods originating in or exported from the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, the Kingdom of Norway and the Kingdom of Thailand, and a preliminary determination of subsidizing with respect to the above-mentioned goods originating in or exported from Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Malaysia, the Kingdom of Norway and the Kingdom of Thailand.

On October 3, 2017, the President of the Canada Border Services Agency made a final determination of dumping in respect of the above-mentioned goods originating in or exported from the Federative Republic of Brazil (excluding those goods exported by Rima Industrial S.A.), the Republic of Kazakhstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia and the Kingdom of Thailand, and a final determination of subsidizing in respect of the above-mentioned goods originating in or exported from the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Malaysia and the Kingdom of Norway.

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal hereby finds, pursuant to subsection 43(1) of the Special Import Measures Act, that the dumping and/or subsidizing of the above-mentioned goods originating in or exported from the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, the Kingdom of Norway and the Kingdom of Thailand have not caused injury and are not threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry.

Ann Penner
Ann Penner

Member

Serge Fréchette
Serge Fréchette
Member

The statement of reasons will be issued within 15 days.

Case Number(s)

NQ-2017-001

Attachment(s)

nq2r001_e.pdf (42.36 KB)

Status

Publication Date

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Modification Date

Thursday, November 2, 2017