The United States government has a new trade beef with Canada: claims that some pipe products are being dumped on the U.S. market at artificially low prices.
Canada is one of six countries named in a new anti-dumping and countervailing duty probe announced Tuesday by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.
In a statement, Ross said the trade investigation will look into whether imports of large-diameter welded pipe from Canada, China, Greece, India, Korea, and Turkey are being dumped in the United States, and if foreign producers are getting unfair subsidies. The U.S. could impose duties if it finds the imports are hurting its domestic producers. Click here to read more.