Pup joints are in the news—an almost unheard of occurrence, because most people have never heard of pup joints. The Canadian International Trade Tribunal trumpets the word:
PUP JOINTS FROM CHINA
Ottawa, Ontario, September 13, 2011—The Canadian International Trade Tribunal today initiated a preliminary injury inquiry into a complaint by Dover Corporation (Canada) Limited, of Edmonton, Alberta, that it has suffered injury as a result of the dumping and subsidizing of pup joints from the People’s Republic of China. The Tribunal’s inquiry is conducted pursuant to the Special Import Measures Act as a result of the initiation of dumping and subsidizing investigations by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).
On November 14, 2011, the Tribunal will determine whether there is a reasonable indication that the alleged dumping and subsidizing have injured the domestic industry. If so, the CBSA will continue its investigations and, by December 15, 2011, will issue preliminary determinations….
(Thanks to investigator William J. Maloney for alerting us to this.)