INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
16 Dec 2010 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: 15 Jan 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Safeguard

On 16 December 2010 Thailand initiated a safeguard investigation concerning imports of glass block (HS 7016.90.00).
 
On 5 January 2011, the Thai authorities notified the WTO of the imposition of a provisional safeguard duty. The rate of duty is 35% of CIF price. The measure entered into force on 15 January 2011.
 
On 18 August 2011, the Thai authorities imposed a definitive duty. The rate of duty is until 14 January 2012 35 % of c.i.f.. price or 11.23 baht (USD 0.37) per piece, whichever is higher. The rate of duty between 15 January 2012 and 14 January 2013 is 32 % of c.i.f. price or 10.23 baht (USD 0.34) per piece, whichever is higher. The rate of duty between 15 January 2013 and 14 January 2014 is 29 % of c.i.f.. price or 9.23 baht (USD 0.31) per piece, whichever is higher.
 
On 5 August 2013, the Thai authorities notified the WTO of the extension of the above measure for an additional period of three years. The rate of duty between 15 Jan 2014 and 14 Jan 2015 is 27.50% on c.i.f. or 8.73 baht (USD 0.28) per piece, whichever is higher. The rate of duty between 15 Jan 2015 and 14 Jan 2016 is 26.00% on c.i.f. or 8.23 baht (USD 0.26) per piece, whichever is higher. The rate of duty between 15 Jan 2016 and 14 Jan 2017 is 24.50% on c.i.f. or 7.73 baht (USD 0.25) per piece, whichever is higher.
 

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

371 Glass & glass products
7016 Paving blocks, slabs, bricks, squares, tiles and other articles of pressed or moulded glass, whether or not wired, of a kind used for building or construction purposes; glass cubes and other glass smallwares, whether or not on a backing, for mosaics or si
701690 Other

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