Economics Canadian tribunal opens inquiry on dumping of oil well ‘sucker rods’ from Mexico, Brazil, Argentina By News Desk Posted on January 2, 2020 58 second read 0 0 8 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr Canada’s International Trade Tribunal said on Tuesday it had opened an inquiry into whether Argentina, Brazil or Mexico were dumping sucker rods – used in the oil industry – in such a way as to hurt domestic production, according to a statement. The independent tribunal reports to parliament through the finance ministry and will deliver its ruling on April 28, the statement said. No further details were provided. Sucker rods, made of steel, are used to pump oil from wells. Canada is the world’s fourth-largest producer of crude oil.