INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
10 Aug 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: 10 Aug 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Safeguard

 On January 5, 2006, the Turkish authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of steam smoothing irons under HS 8516
On August 10, 2006, the Turkish government implemented a duty of USD 5 per piece in the first year, USD 4.5 per piece in the second year and USD 4 in the third year.
 
The measure was extended for three more years from August 10, 2009 to August 9, 2012.
 
The duties amounted to USD 3.5 per piece in the first year, USD 3.25 per piece in the second year and USD 3 in the third year.
Certain developing countries were excluded from this measure (for list of excluded countries see WTO: G/SG/N/14/TUR/1)

 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

448 Domestic appliances & parts
8516 Electric instantaneous or storage water heaters and immersion heaters; electric space heating apparatus and soil heating apparatus; electrothermic hairdressing apparatus (for example, hair dryers, hair curlers, curling tong heaters) and hand dryers; ele
851610 Electric instantaneous or storage water heaters and immersion heaters
851629 Other
851631 Hair dryers
851632 Other hairdressing apparatus
851640 Electric smoothing irons
851650 Microwave ovens
851660 Other ovens; cookers, cooking plates, boiling rings, grillers and roasters
851671 Coffee or tea makers
851672 Toasters
851679 Other
851680 Electric heating resistors
851690 Parts

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