INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
23 Feb 2012 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: 23 Feb 2012 | Removal date: 23 Oct 2012
Still in force

Safeguard

 On February 23, 2012, with approval of the Minister of Foreign Trade, Egypt initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of Cotton Textile and Mixed Cotton Textile. (HS Codes 5208, 5209, 5210, 5211, 5212, 5407, 5408, 5512, 5513, 5514, 5515, 5516)
The following measure was proposed:
Provisional safeguard measure in the form of additional duty of 10% of the CIF value and not less than 3.33 per kilo /L.E net. The provisional measure is expected to last 200 days.
A series of developing countries are exempted from the measure.
On 10 September 2012, the Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade decided to terminate the safeguard investigation and cease the provisional safeguard measure.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

266 Woven fabrics (except special fabrics) of cotton
5208 Woven fabrics of cotton, containing 85 % or more by weight of cotton, weighing not more than 200 g/m2.
520811 Plain weave, weighing not more than 100 g/m2
520812 Plain weave, weighing more than 100 g/m2
520819 Other fabrics
520859 Other fabrics
5209 Woven fabrics of cotton, containing 85 % or more by weight of cotton, weighing more than 200 g/m2.
520911 Plain weave
520919 Other fabrics
520931 Plain weave
520932 3thread or 4thread twill, including cross twill
520939 Other fabrics
520942 Denim
520949 Other fabrics
520959 Other fabrics
5210 Woven fabrics of cotton, containing less than 85 % by weight of cotton, mixed mainly or solely with manmade fibres, weighing not more than 200 g/m2.
521031 Plain weave
521059 Other fabrics
5211 Woven fabrics of cotton, containing less than 85 % by weight of cotton, mixed mainly or solely with manmade fibres, weighing more than 200 g/m2.
521131 Plain weave
5212 Other woven fabrics of cotton.
521211 Unbleached
521212 Bleached
521215 Printed
267 Woven fabrics of man-made filaments & staple fibres
5407 Woven fabrics of synthetic filament yarn, including woven fabrics obtained from materials of heading 54.04.
540720 Woven fabrics obtained from strip or the like
540751 Unbleached or bleached
540754 Printed
540761 Containing 85 % or more by weight of nontextured polyester filaments
540769 Other
540773 Of yarns of different colours
540793 Of yarns of different colours
5408 Woven fabrics of artificial filament yarn, including woven fabrics obtained from materials of heading 54.05.
540810 Woven fabrics obtained from high tenacity yarn of viscose rayon
540821 Unbleached or bleached
5512 Woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibres, containing 85 % or more by weight of synthetic staple fibres.
551211 Unbleached or bleached
551219 Other
5514 Woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibres, containing less than 85 % by weight of such fibres, mixed mainly or solely with cotton, of a weight exceeding 170 g/m².
551419 Other woven fabrics
551429 Other woven fabrics
551449 Other woven fabrics
5515 Other woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibres.
551511 Mixed mainly or solely with viscose rayon staple fibres
551512 Mixed mainly or solely with manmade filaments

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