Inquiries (section 42)

Inquiry No. NQ-2013-001

Order issued
Friday, June 7, 2013


IN THE MATTER of an inquiry, under section 42 of the Special Import Measures Act, with respect to the dumping of cold-drawn carbon or alloy steel wire, of solid cross section with an actual diameter of 1.082 mm (0.0426 inch) to 12.5 mm (0.492 inch), plated or coated with zinc or zinc alloy, whether or not coated with plastic, excluding flat wire, originating in or exported from the People's Republic of China, the State of Israel and the Kingdom of Spain and the subsidizing of the above-mentioned goods from the People's Republic of China.


WHEREAS the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) is required, pursuant to section 42 of the Special Import Measures Act, to make inquiry as to whether the dumping and subsidizing of the aforementioned goods has caused injury or retardation or are threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry;

AND WHEREAS, based upon information available to the Tribunal, it appears that Oval International (Oval) is a producer of the goods that are the subject of the Tribunal's inquiry;

AND WHEREAS Oval has not provided information requested by the Tribunal in its questionnaire request;

AND WHEREAS the Tribunal considers such information to be relevant and important to the conduct of its inquiry;

AND WHEREAS, pursuant to subsection 17(2) of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act, the Tribunal has, as regards the production and inspection of documents, the enforcement of its orders and other matters necessary or proper for the due exercise of its jurisdiction, all such powers, rights and privileges as are vested in a superior court of record;

UPON the Tribunal's own motion;

AND UPON being satisfied that Oval has or is likely to have information in its possession or control relevant to the Tribunal's inquiry;


1. A duly authorized representative of Oval shall make and deliver to the Tribunal a written return of information under oath or solemn affirmation in fulfilment of the information requirements listed in the attached schedule.

2. Unless Oval satisfies the Tribunal before 12:00 pm on June 11, 2013 that this order should not have been issued or that the required information cannot reasonably be provided, the required information is to be received no later than close of business (5:00 p.m. Eastern Time) on June 12, 2013, at the office of the Secretary of the Tribunal at the following address:

The Secretary
Canadian International Trade Tribunal
333 Laurier Avenue West
15th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G7

Telephone: 613-993-3595
Fax: 613-990-2439

3. The information provided by Oval in fulfilment of the information requirements listed in the attached schedule may be designated as confidential by Oval in accordance with sections 43 to 49 of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act.

Serge Fréchette
Serge Fréchette
Presiding Member

Jason W. Downey
Jason W. Downey

Daniel Petit
Daniel Petit

Dominique Laporte
Dominique Laporte


Information Required

A complete response to the attached Short Form Producers' Questionnaire.

Case Number(s)



nq2n01b_e.pdf (43.31 KB)


Publication Date

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Modification Date

Thursday, June 13, 2013