Canada Customs Latest SIMA Updates [Nov. 29]

Trade Update • Nov. 29, 2023

CBSA now assessing SIMA duties on certain wind towers and sections from China

On November 17, 2023, The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), in partnership with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), made a finding of Injury in regards to the dumping and subsidizing of certain wind towers and their sections from China.

As a result of the finding, the provisional period is now over, and the final anti-dumping and countervailing rates are payable on imports of subject goods released from CBSA on or after November 17, 2023.

Product Affected

The subject goods are usually classified under the tariff classification number: 7308.20.00.00

To a lesser extent, the subject goods may be classified under the following tariff classification number: 8502.31.00.00

  • Final determination details are available here.
  • For additional information regarding the application of provisional duties on subject goods imported into Canada, please refer to the CBSA’s Measures in force.

SIMA duties continue on certain copper pipe fittings from Vietnam

On November 22, 2023, The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), in partnership with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), concluded an expiry review of the Copper Pipe Fittings 2 SIMA case currently in force. As a result of the investigation, the CITT will continue its finding, and importers will continue to pay anti-dumping and countervailing duties on goods subject to this case.

Product Affected

All products affected are listed here.

A reminder to importers that if using the services of a customs broker to clear their importations, the brokerage firm should be advised whether or not the goods are subject to anti-dumping and countervailing duties, and be provided with sufficient information necessary to accurately assess SIMA if applicable.

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