On June 20, 2018, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated investigations regarding the alleged dumping of certain carbon steel welded pipe from Pakistan, the Philippines, Turkey and Vietnam. The investigation follows a complaint filed by Novamerican Steel Inc.

The goods in question are usually classified under the following tariff classification numbers: 7306.30.00.10; 7306.30.00.20; and 7306.30.00.30.

The CBSA will issue its preliminary determination regarding the alleged dumping on October 18, 2018.