INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
03 May 2017 Termination
01 Nov 2016 Preliminary duty
03 Oct 2016 Initiation

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

Supranational

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: 01 Nov 2016 | Removal date: 02 May 2017
Still in force

Safeguard

On 3 October 2016, the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of ferro-silico-manganese. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 7202.30.00.
The GCC member states are the Kingdom of Bahrain, the State of Kuwait, the Sultanate of Oman, the State of Qatar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates.
The initiation of this investigation was notified to the World Trade Organization on 5 October 2016 by Saudi Arabia on behalf of the GCC members.
 
On 1 November 2016, the Secretariat General of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf imposed a provisional duty on imports of the subject good. The rate of duty is 21% of CIF value. The measure is in force for a period of 200 days.

On 3 May 2017, the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) terminated the above investigation without the imposition of definitive safeguard duties. 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

411 Basic iron & steel
7202 Ferroalloys.
720230 Ferrosilicomanganese

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