Turkey: Antidumping duties on imports of dioctyl ortophthalates "DOP" from Romania

Measure #2398 | Published 6 Jun 2011 ▲


On 29 November 2011 the Turkish Ministry of Economy, through Communiqué no. 2011/21, imposed anti-dumping duties on imports of Dioctyl Phthalate originating from Romania. Individual duties for each exporting companies are 7,9% of the CIF price for S.C. OLTCHIM S.A. and for other exporters 8,3%.
On 19 February 2011, the Turkish authorities initiated an antidumping investigation concerning imports of dioctyl ortophthalates "DOP" (HS 29173200) originating in Romania.

Any Evidence-Based Deliberation:

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Is there anything in the public record to suggest that evidence of the effectiveness of the proposed measure was considered during official deliberations?
Is there any evidence that alternatives to the proposed measure were considered?
Is there anything in the public record that suggests that empirical evidence informed the comparison across the alternatives available to government?
Was such evidence identified?
Is such evidence publicly available?
Did the official decision-maker in question provide an explanation as to why a chosen measure was favoured over alternatives?
Is there any evidence to suggest that potentially affected trading partners were consulted before the measures were taken?
Is there any evidence that safeguards have been put in place to ensure that implementation of the initiative is transparent and non-discriminatory?
Did the government state its intention to review the measure within one year of implementation?

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Date Discovered:

Implemented: Yes

Date of inception: 29 Nov 2011

GTA Evaluation: Red


Turkish Ministry of Economy, İTHALATTA HAKSIZ REKABETİN ÖNLENMESİNE İLİŞKİN TEBLİĞ of 29 November 2011, Communiqué no. 2011/21:

World Trade Organization, Summary and Status of G-20 trade and trade-related measures since October 2008 (Excel Format), published in news release on 10 November 2016: https://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news16_e/g20_annex_bis_november16_e.xls

Government Response:

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