INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
04 Jun 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: 11 Aug 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Safeguard

 On January 5, 2006, Turkey initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of footwear. (HS Code 6402, 6403, 6404)
On June 4, 2009 and April 27, 2012 further safeguard investigations were initiated.
 
On July 12, 2006 the Turkish state implemented the following measures (in USD/pair):
 
Customs Code11. Aug. 2006 -11. Aug 2007-11. Aug 2008-
11. Aug 200711. Aug 200811. Aug 2009
 
HS 64022.001.901.80
 
HS 64033.002.852.70
 
HS 64042.001.901.80
 
 
The measures were renewed as follows:
 
 
11. Aug 2009-11. Aug 2010-11. Aug 2011
11. Aug 201011. Aug 201111. Aug 2012
 
HS 64021.701.651.60
 
HS 64032.552.502.45
 
HS 64041.701.651.60
 
The measure will be progressively liberalized by lowering the duty rate by 5 per cent for each following term.
Certain developing countries are excluded from the duty. (for list of countries see: WTO G/SG/N/14/TUR/2)
 
 
 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

MAP
TABLE
EXPORT

AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

293 Footwear other than sports footwear
6402 Other footwear with outer soles and uppers of rubber or plastics.
640220 Footwear with upper straps or thongs assembled to the sole by means of plugs
640291 Covering the ankle
640299 Other
6403 Footwear with outer soles of rubber, plastics, leather or composition leather and uppers of leather.
640351 Covering the ankle
640359 Other
640391 Covering the ankle
640399 Other
6404 Footwear with outer soles of rubber, plastics, leather or composition leather and uppers of textile materials.
640419 Other
640420 Footwear with outer soles of leather or composition leather
294 Sports footwear, except skating boots
6402 Other footwear with outer soles and uppers of rubber or plastics.
640219 Other
6403 Footwear with outer soles of rubber, plastics, leather or composition leather and uppers of leather.
640319 Other
6404 Footwear with outer soles of rubber, plastics, leather or composition leather and uppers of textile materials.
640411 Sports footwear; tennis shoes, basketball shoes, gym shoes, training shoes and the like

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