SIMA – Preliminary Determinations Respecting Certain Silicon Metal from the People’s Republic of China

On July 22, 2013, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) made preliminary determinations of dumping and subsidizing, pursuant to subsection 38(1) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), in respect of silicon metal containing at least 96.00% but less than 99.99% silicon by weight, and silicon metal containing between 89.00% and 96.00% silicon by weight that contains aluminum greater than 0.20% by weight, of all forms and sizes, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.

The goods in question are usually classified under the following Harmonized System classification number:

Note that this listing of an HS code is for convenience of reference only. Refer to the product definition for authoritative details regarding the subject goods.

Provisional duties will now be payable on the subject goods that are released from CBSA on or after July 22, 2013.