INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
01 Feb 2009 Initiation

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
← back to the state act
Inception date: 01 Feb 2009 | Removal date: 02 Apr 2009
Still in force

Safeguard

For two months in the first quarter of 2009 (February and March 2009) Japan imposed safeguard measures on certain food preparations of flour, meal or starch, and tubers of konnyaku. The trigger level for food preparations of flour, meal or starch is 33 tonnes while the current volume of imports entering Japan is 34 tonnes. For tubers of konnyaku the trigger level is 249 tonnes while 267 tonnes are entering Japan in the current period. 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

016 Stimulant, spice & aromatic crops
1212 Locust beans, seaweeds and other algae, sugar beet and sugar cane, fresh, chilled, frozen or dried, whether or not ground; fruit stones and kernels and other vegetable products (including unroasted chicory roots of the variety Cichorium intybus sativum) o
121299 Other
018 Sugar crops
1212 Locust beans, seaweeds and other algae, sugar beet and sugar cane, fresh, chilled, frozen or dried, whether or not ground; fruit stones and kernels and other vegetable products (including unroasted chicory roots of the variety Cichorium intybus sativum) o
121293 Sugar cane
049 Other aquatic plants & animals
1212 Locust beans, seaweeds and other algae, sugar beet and sugar cane, fresh, chilled, frozen or dried, whether or not ground; fruit stones and kernels and other vegetable products (including unroasted chicory roots of the variety Cichorium intybus sativum) o
121221 Fit for human consumption
121229 Other
231 Grain mill products
1901 Malt extract; food preparations of flour, groats, meal, starch or malt extract, not containing cocoa or containing less than 40 % by weight of cocoa calculated on a totally defatted basis, not elsewhere specified or included; food preparations of goods of
190120 Mixes and doughs for the preparation of bakers' wares of heading 19.05
239 Food products n.e.c.
1901 Malt extract; food preparations of flour, groats, meal, starch or malt extract, not containing cocoa or containing less than 40 % by weight of cocoa calculated on a totally defatted basis, not elsewhere specified or included; food preparations of goods of
190190 Other

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