INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
23 Nov 2011 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: 29 Dec 2011 | Removal date: 28 Dec 2014
Still in force

Safeguard

On November 23, 2011 the government of Egypt initiated a safeguard investigation on the imports of Cotton Yarns under HS Code 5205, 5206, 5207.
 
On 29 December 2011, the Egyptian authorities imposed a provisional safeguard duty on imports of the subject good. The duty is EGP 3.33 per kg (USD 0.55 per kg). The duty is in force for a period of 200 days.
 
On 20 July 2012, the Egyptian authorities imposed a definitive safeguard duty on imports of the subject good. The rate of duty is EGP 3.48 per kg (USD 0.58 per kg) for the first year, EGP 3.13 per kg (USD 0.52 per kg) for the second year and EGP 2 per kg (USD 0.33 per kg) for the third year. The duty expired on 29 December 2014.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

263 Textile yarn & thread of natural fibres
5205 Cotton yarn (other than sewing thread), containing 85 % or more by weight of cotton, not put up for retail sale.
520511 Measuring 714.29 decitex or more (not exceeding 14 metric number)
520512 Measuring less than 714.29 decitex but not less than 232.56 decitex (exceeding 14 metric number but not exceeding 43 metric number)
520515 Measuring less than 125 decitex (exceeding 80 metric number)
520521 Measuring 714.29 decitex or more (not exceeding 14 metric number)
520522 Measuring less than 714.29 decitex but not less than 232.56 decitex (exceeding 14 metric number but not exceeding 43 metric number)
520528 Measuring less than 83.33 decitex (exceeding 120 metric number)
520533 Measuring per single yarn less than 232.56 decitex but not less than 192.31 decitex (exceeding 43 metric number but not exceeding 52 metric number per single yarn)
520542 Measuring per single yarn less than 714.29 decitex but not less than 232.56 decitex (exceeding 14 metric number but not exceeding 43 metric number per single yarn)
520544 Measuring per single yarn less than 192.31 decitex but not less than 125 decitex (exceeding 52 metric number but not exceeding 80 metric number per single yarn)
520548 Measuring per single yarn less than 83.33 decitex (exceeding 120 metric number per single yarn)

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