The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has imposed a temporary anti-dumping duty on imports of certain reinforcing bars (rebar) into the country originating from Oman and Russia, the agency informed in a notification on March 4, 2021.

The country has levied an anti-dumping duty of 8pc on rebar imports from Oman and 45pc on rebar imports from Russia.

The anti-dumping duty came into force from the date of the announcement.

Rebar is usually used in infrastructure projects. The products involved in the case are rolled deformed steel concrete reinforcing bar in straight lengths or coils, commonly identified as rebar, in various diameters up to and including 56.4 millimeters, in various finishes, excluding plain round bar and fabricated rebar products.

The Canadian tarriff codes for the products in the anti-dumping case are 7213.10.00.11, 7213.10.00.12, 7213.10.00.13, 7213.10.00.90, 7214.20.00.00, 7215.90.00.20, 7215.90.00.30, and 7227.90.00.50.

The case is Canada’s fourth dumping investigation on rebar in the last six years.

At the beginning of the year, a similar investigation was announced into imports originating from Algeria, Vietnam, Egypt, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, and Singapore.

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