The Canadian International Trade Tribunal recently applied anti-dumping duties on hot-rolled steel imports worth $432 million, dumped by nine exporting countries. This was one of the largest Canadian cases ever before the Tribunal. The hearing took place on August 17, 2001.
This case was initiated by a complaint filed by Algoma Steel Inc. in December 2000. Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP represented Canadian producers, Algoma and Ispat Sidbec Inc. The Osler team consisted of Ronald Cheng, Gregory Somers and Paul Colin.
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP represented Stelco Inc. The Cassels Brock team consisted of Lawrence Herman and Craig Logie. Steve D’Arcy and Laurel Broten of Bennett Jones LLP represented Dofasco, and Dalton Albrecht of Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP appeared for IPSCO.
Importers and exporters (Anshan and Benxi), were represented by Richard Dearden and Scott Little of Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, and Richard Gottlieb of Gottlieb and Pearson (Baosteel), Greg Tereposky and Roger Nassrallah of Thomas & Partners (India), Mark N. Sills of Macleod Dixon LLP (South Korea) and Victoria Bazan and Michael Burger (Saudi Arabia). Brazilian and South African exporters were represented by trade consultant Peter Clark and New Zealand exporters were represented by trade consultant Donald Goodwin.