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COLD-ROLLED STEEL SHEET PRODUCTS OF CARBON STEEL

Inquiries (Section 42)


CERTAIN COLD-ROLLED STEEL SHEET PRODUCTS OF CARBON STEEL ORIGINATING IN OR EXPORTED FROM ARGENTINA, BELGIUM, NEW ZEALAND, THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC, SPAIN AND TURKEY
Inquiry No.: NQ-99-001

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Ottawa, Tuesday, July 20, 1999

Inquiry No.: NQ-99-001

IN THE MATTER OF an inquiry under section 42 of the Special Import Measures Act respecting the dumping in Canada of certain cold-rolled steel sheet products of carbon steel originating in or exported from Argentina, Belgium, New Zealand, the Russian Federation, the Slovak Republic, Spain and Turkey.

AND IN THE MATTER OF requests for an order from the Tribunal governing the use of certain confidential information consented to be disclosed by Stelco Inc., Dofasco Inc., and Ispat Sidbec Inc.

ORDER OF THE TRIBUNAL

WHEREAS, Stelco Inc. (Stelco), Dofasco Inc. (Dofasco), and Ispat Sidbec Inc., (Ispat Sidbec) pursuant to subsection 45(3) of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act, have consented to the disclosure of certain particulars relating to injury allegations which form part of their cases in this matter, subject to an order from the Tribunal governing the use of such information;

AND WHEREAS the Tribunal is of the view that such an order may assist in expediting consideration of certain matters in this inquiry;

THE TRIBUNAL ORDERS THAT:

1. Counsel representing an importer or an exporter or a purchaser must explain the terms of this order to their client(s) prior to disclosing any confidential information to them.

2. Counsel may disclose to their client(s) only the names of those customers, the product description, the time period, the sale price and the source in respect of which Stelco, Dofasco, and Ispat Sidbec, has made a specific allegation that the importer or exporter represented by the particular counsel has caused injury to it. (i.e. disclosure may not be made to a party unless that party is the subject of the allegation)

3. The client(s) to whom any such confidential information is disclosed:

(a) shall not disclose any of the confidential information to any person, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing,

• to any third party, including to Stelco’s, Dofasco’s, or Ispat Sidbec’s former, actual or prospective customers, or

• by using the name(s) disclosed in any public response to any injury allegations;

(b) shall not use the confidential information, other than in and for the purpose of this inquiry;

(c) shall not reproduce in any manner, without the prior approval of the Secretary, any document received which contains any confidential information;

(d) shall, at the end of the hearing, return to the Secretary all confidential information, including any notes, charts, tables, and memoranda created based on that confidential information.

Patricia Close
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Patricia Close
Presiding Member


Peter F. Thalheimer
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Peter F. Thalheimer
Member


Richard Lafontaine
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Richard Lafontaine
Member


Michel P. Granger
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Michel P. Granger
Secretary


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Initial publication: July 21, 1999

Case Number(s)

NQ-99-001

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Status

Publication Date

Wednesday, July 21, 1999

Modification Date

Tuesday, January 20, 2004