INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
02 Jul 2017 Definitive duty
01 Jul 2017 Renewal
22 Apr 2017 Review
02 Oct 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: 02 Jul 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Safeguard

On 2 October 2012, the Turkish Ministry of Economy announced the initiation of a safeguard investigation on the imports of plates, sheets, film, foil and strip of polymers of propylene (others than those printed) originating from Iran. The concerned HS code is 3920.2000.

On 2 July 2013, the Turkish authorities imposed a definitive safeguard duty on imports of the subject good from Iran. The rate of duty is imposed in the form of a quota subject to import licences. The quota is in the first year 1,149 tonne, in the second year 1,183 tonne, in the third year 1,218 tonne, and in the fourth year 1,255 tonne.

On 22 April 2017, the Turkish authorities initiated a sunset review of the safeguard duty imposed on imports of the subject good from Iran. 

On 1 July 2017, the Turkish authorities extended the definitive safeguard duty on imports of the subject good from Iran for a period of three years. The duty is imposed in the form of a quota subject to import licences. The quota is in the first year, from 2 July 2017 to 1 July 2018, 1,293 tonne, in the second year, from 2 July 2018 to 1 July 2019, 1,331 tonne, and in the third year, from 2 July 2019 to 1 July 2020, 1.218 tonne, and in the fourth year 1,371 tonne.  

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

363 Semi-manufactures of plastics
3920 Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics, noncellular and not reinforced, laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.
392020 Of polymers of propylene

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