Turkey: Antidumping duties on imports of dioctyl ortophthalates "DOP" from Romania
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 Turkish authorities initiated an antidumping investigation concerning imports of dioctyl ortophthalates "DOP" (HS 29173200) originating in Romania.
Any Evidence-Based Deliberation:
|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?|
Date of inception: 29 Nov 2011
GTA Evaluation: Red
Update on 29 November 2011, Communiqué no. 2011/21:
This measure is reported in the WTO/OECD/UNCTAD report "REPORT ON G20 TRADE MEASURES (MID-OCTOBER 2010 TO APRIL 2011)"
Available from < http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/20/46/47955250.pdf >