The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concluded, on May 4, 2018, a re-investigation of the normal values and export prices of certain concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) originating in or exported from China, the Republic of Korea and Turkey (Rebar 1), and originating in or exported from Belarus, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan, Portugal and Spain (Rebar 2), and the …


 

At the end of March the Government of Canada announced regulatory changes to prevent the smuggling of cheap steel and aluminum into the North American market, in order to avoid new U.S. tariffs on the metals.

Following the required modifications to the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) and the Special Import Measures Regulations, that came into force on April …


 

Last March, citing questions of national security the Trump administration announced the imposition of a new 25% duty on steel imports and of 10% duty on aluminum imports. Canada, Mexico and a few other countries were exempted until May 1, 2018.

On April 30, 2018 American President Donald Trump issued two “Presidential Proclamations” extending the temporary exemption of new …