Canada Examining Carbon Steel Imports From Japan, Others

Law360, New York (September 6, 2013, 7:08 PM EDT) -- A Canadian trade tribunal opened an investigation Friday into allegations that unfairly low-priced imports from several countries, including Brazil, Japan, Indonesia and South Korea, are harming Canadian producers of a type of carbon steel.

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal — a quasi-judicial body that reports to Canada's parliament through the country's finance minister — launched a preliminary inquiry to determine whether allegedly dumped imports of hot-rolled carbon steel plate have damaged the Canadian industry for the material. The tribunal's investigation will examine imports of the carbon...
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