Notice of Initiation of Investigation

blog | Jul 13, 2021

Delmar cargo trucks parked at the loading bays of a warehouse.

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated an investigation on June 30, 2021 and July 7, 2021, under the Special Import Measures Act, respecting the alleged injurious dumping of certain oil country tubular goods from Mexico and Austria. 

The subject goods are defined as:  

Oil country tubular goods, which are casing, tubing and green tubes made of carbon or alloy steel, welded or seamless, heat treated or not heat treated, regardless of end finish, having an outside diameter from 2 ⅜ inches to 13 ⅜ inches (60.3 mm to 339.7 mm), meeting or supplied to meet American Petroleum Institute specification 5CT or equivalent and/or enhanced proprietary standards, in all grades, excluding drill pipe, pup joints, couplings, coupling stock and stainless steel casing, tubing or green tubes containing 10.5 percent or more by weight of chromium, originating in or exported from Mexico and Austria. 

The CBSA will investigate whether the imports are being dumped and will make a preliminary decision within 90 days, at which provisional duties may apply. 

The original CBSA notices can be found here: 

OCTG3 2021 IN: Oil country tubular goods 3  

OCTG4 2021 IN: Oil country tubular goods 4