INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
08 Jan 2013 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: 27 Aug 2014 | Removal date: 26 Aug 2016
Still in force

Safeguard

On 08 January 2013, the Turkish Ministry of Economy initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of terephthalic acid. The concerned HS code is 2917.3600.
 
On 27 August 2014, the Turkish authorities imposed a definitive safeguard duty on imports of the subject good. The rate of duty is 4% the first year and the 3.75% the second year. The duty expires on 28 August 2016. A number of developing countries are exempt from the safeguard duty.
 

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

341 Basic organic chemicals
2917 Polycarboxylic acids, their anhydrides, halides, peroxides and peroxyacids; their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
291736 Terephthalic acid and its salts

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