INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
01 Dec 2015 Initiation

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: No inception date

Safeguard

On 1 December 2015, the Commission on Distortions of Chile initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of steel nails, steel wires and steel mesh (Official Journal of the Republic of Chile No. 41.321, 01.12.2015). The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 7317.00.10, 7317.00.90, 7326.20.00, 7326.90.00, 7210.30.00, 7217.10.00, 7217.20.00, 7217.30.00, 7217.90.00, 7229.90.00, 7312.10.10, 7313.00.00, 7314.19.00, 7314.31.00, 7314.39.00, 7314.41.10, 7314.41.90, 7314.42.00 and 7314.49.00. The request was lodged by Inchalam SA.
 
On 7 June 2016, the Chilean authorities informed the World Trade Organization of the termination of above investigation without the imposition of duties. The investigation was terminated on 1 June 2016.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7210 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, clad, plated or coated.
721030 Electrolytically plated or coated with zinc
429 Other fabricated metal products
7312 Stranded wire, ropes, cables, plaited bands, slings and the like, of iron or steel, not electrically insulated.
731210 Stranded wire, ropes and cables
7313 Barbed wire of iron or steel; twisted hoop or single flat wire, barbed or not, and loosely twisted double wire, of a kind used for fencing, of iron or steel.
731300 Barbed wire of iron or steel; twisted hoop or single flat wire, barbed or not, and loosely twisted double wire, of a kind used for fencing, of iron or steel.
7314 Cloth (including endless bands), grill, netting and fencing, of iron or steel wire; expanded metal of iron or steel.
731419 Other
731431 Plated or coated with zinc
731439 Other
731441 Plated or coated with zinc
7317 Nails, tacks, drawing pins, corrugated nails, staples (other than those of heading 83.05) and similar articles, of iron or steel, whether or not with heads of other material, but excluding such articles with heads of copper.
731700 Nails, tacks, drawing pins, corrugated nails, staples (other than those of heading 83.05) and similar articles, of iron or steel, whether or not with heads of other material, but excluding such articles with heads of copper.
7326 Other articles of iron or steel.
732620 Articles of iron or steel wire
732690 Other

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