INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
30 Jun 2009 Initiation

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

Supranational

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Anti-subsidy

On 13 August 2009, the European Commission initiated anti-subsidy investigation on imports of certain stainless steel fasteners and parts thereof originating in India and Malaysia. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 7318.12.10,
7318.14.10, 7318.15.30, 7318.15.51, 7318.15.61 and 7318.15.70. This follows the complaint lodged on 30 June 2009 by the European Industrial Fasteners Institute. On the same day a similar anti-dumping investigation was initiated, see related measure.

On 15 July 2010, the European Commission terminated the above anti-subsidy investigation concerning imports of certain stainless steel fasteners and parts thereof originating in India and Malaysia. The termination follows the withdrawal of the above complaint on 1 April 2010 by the European Industrial Fasteners Institute.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

429 Other fabricated metal products
7318 Screws, bolts, nuts, coach screws, screw hooks, rivets, cotters, cotterpins, washers (including spring washers) and similar articles, of iron or steel.
731812 Other wood screws
731815 Other screws and bolts, whether or not with their nuts or washers

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