Canadian Institute of Steel Construction welcomes investigation into dumped and subsidized fabricated steel

MARKHAM, ON, Sept. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) welcomes today's decision by the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) to initiate an investigation into dumped Fabricated Industrial Steel Components (FISC) from China, South Korea, the United Kingdom, Spain and the United Arab Emirates, and subsidized FISC from China.

CBSA's announcement can be accessed at

"The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction and its member companies believe that Canada's economy functions best when there is fair, market-based competition," said CISC President Ed Whalen. "We are concerned about the impact of unfairly traded goods entering the Canadian market and view the CBSA's investigation as an important step to promote a fairly traded Canadian market."

About CISC:

The CISC is Canada's voice for the steel construction industry. The CISC promotes dialogue, collaboration and commerce between industry stakeholders – advancing the benefits of steel to the consulting community, builders and buyers, academia and government. The CISC represents a diverse community of steel manufacturers, service centres, fabricators and constructors, detailers, suppliers, engineers and architects, owners and developers, and educators and students, offering a wide span of products and services to enhance capabilities and grow businesses.

SOURCE Canadian Institute of Steel Construction

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For further information: Media Contact: Ed Whalen, President, The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction, 905-604-3231 ext 109


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