INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
30 Sep 2014 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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Safeguard

On September 30, 2014, the Tunisian Ministry of Trade and Crafts initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of medium density fibreboard (MDF).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 4411.1410, 4411.1210 and 4411.1310.
This follows the application lodged by Les Grands Ateliers du Nord, the sole domestic producer of the subject goods.
According to the UN Comtrade Database, in 2013 the following countries exported goods classified under HS code subheadings 4411.12, 4411.13 and 4411.14 to Tunisia with a trade value over USD 1 million: Italy, Portugal, Spain, Romania, Austria and Slovenia.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

314 Boards & panels
4411 Fibreboard of wood or other ligneous materials, whether or not bonded with resins or other organic substances.
441112 Of a thickness not exceeding 5 mm
441114 Of a thickness exceeding 9 mm

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