INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
25 Oct 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: 25 Oct 2011 | Removal date: 24 Oct 2014
Still in force

Safeguard

 On October 25, 2011, the Turkish authorities published an extension of a safeguard measure on imports of travel goods, handbags and similar containers under HS Code 4202
The following duties were suggested for a period of three years:
2.70US Dollars/Kilograms and maximum 4.25US Dollars/Pieces for the first year
2.60US Dollars/Kilograms and maximum 4.00US Dollars/Pieces for the second year
2.50US Dollars/Kilograms and maximum 3.75US Dollars/Pieces for the third year.
 
The safeguard investigation was primary initiated on June 5, 2007, when the following measures were implemented: 
Fixed duty of 3 US Dollars/Kilograms and maximum 5 US Dollars/Pieces for the first year,
2.90US Dollars/Kilograms and maximum 4.75US Dollars/Pieces for the second year
2.80US Dollars/Kilograms and maximum 4.50US Dollars/Pieces for the third year.
 
Certain developing countries were are excluded from the measure.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

292 Luggage & handbags; saddlery & harness; other leather articles
4202 Trunks, suitcases, vanitycases, executivecases, briefcases, school satchels, spectacle cases, binocular cases, camera cases, musical instrument cases, gun cases, holsters and similar containers; travellingbags, insulated food or beverages bags, toile
420212 With outer surface of plastics or of textile materials
420219 Other
420221 With outer surface of leather or of composition leather
420222 With outer surface of plastic sheeting or of textile materials
420229 Other
420231 With outer surface of leather or of composition leather
420232 With outer surface of plastic sheeting or of textile materials
420291 With outer surface of leather or of composition leather
420292 With outer surface of plastic sheeting or of textile materials
420299 Other

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