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of OCTG of the same description originating in or exported from the Republic of Austria (Austria),6
as the POI and the possible questionnaire respondents would be the same for both inquiries.7
The Tribunal received replies to its Producers’ Questionnaire from the complainants, which
both produce welded (also referred to as electric resistance welded, or ERW) OCTG in Canada, and
from Tenaris Canada, a collection of affiliated companies comprised of Algoma Tubes Inc.
(Algoma), Prudential Steel ULC (Prudential), Tenaris Global Services (Canada) Inc. (TGSC) and
Hydril Canadian Company LP (Hydril).8 The Tribunal also received replies to its other
questionnaires from 12 importers of subject goods and/or goods meeting the product definition,
including WTC and Tenaris Canada, as well as from 15 purchasers and 1 foreign producer of such
Using the questionnaire responses and other information on the record, staff of the Secretariat
to the Tribunal prepared public and protected investigation reports, which were issued to parties on
November 17, 2021.10 Revised investigation reports were issued on November 26, 2021, and again
on December 7, 2021, with a number of additional minor revisions being made to the reports
 On November 24, 2021, following the receipt of revisions to the benchmark product data in
Tenaris Canada’s questionnaire responses and the identification of an inconsistency in how the data
had been reported by some of the other respondents, the Tribunal sent a supplemental questionnaire
to selected respondents in order to collect detailed information with respect to sales of both base and enhanced
grades of benchmark products. Responses were due by December 1, 2021. On December 7, 2021, the
Tribunal issued public and protected investigation report supplements, which presented the
information collected for base and enhanced grades of benchmark products separately. A minor
revision to the supplements was made on January 4, 2022.
 On November 24, 2021, Tenaris Canada filed five requests for the exclusion of specific
products from any eventual finding of injury or threat of injury in respect of the subject goods. The
complainants filed responses opposing the requests on December 2, 2021, and Tenaris Canada filed
At the time the Tribunal issued its questionnaires, an inquiry to determine whether the dumping of certain OCTG
from Austria has caused injury or is threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry had not been initiated as
the CBSA had not yet made a preliminary determination of dumping in respect of those goods. The CBSA made
such a determination on October 25, 2021. Consequently, on October 26, 2021, the Tribunal initiated, pursuant to
subsection 42(1) of SIMA, an inquiry in respect of certain OCTG from Austria (Inquiry NQ-2021-006, OCTG IV).
The foreign producers in OCTG IV were asked to respond to Tribunal questionnaires on October 26, 2021, when
the Tribunal initiated its inquiry in that case.
During the POI, Tenaris Canada consisted of Algoma (the only domestic producer of seamless OCTG, which it
produces in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario), Prudential (which, until July 2020, produced welded OCTG at its facility
in Calgary, Alberta), TGSC (which provides management, sales and marketing support to Algoma and formerly
provided those services to Prudential while also importing OCTG from Mexico and other countries) and Hydril
(which provides specialized threading and coupling operations to produce accessories and premium connections
for casing and tubing). The production of welded OCTG (i.e. OCTG formerly produced by Prudential) is
currently in the process of being relocated to the Algoma facility in Sault Ste. Marie as part of a large industrial
One of the responses to the Purchasers’ Questionnaire was incomplete and could therefore not be used.
The protected investigation report containing information designated as confidential was distributed, along with
the remainder of the protected record, to counsel who had signed the required declaration and undertaking.
Minor revisions or addendums were issued on December 14 and 20, 2021, and on January 4, 2022. The revised
reports issued on December 7, 2021, incorporated an addendum issued on November 29, 2021.