INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
05 Dec 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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Inception date: No inception date

Safeguard

On December 5, 2014, the Turkish authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of transmission apparatus incorporating reception apparatus (cellular) portable telephone.
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code: 8517.1200.
This follows the application lodged by Vestel Elektronik Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S.
According to the UN Comtrade Database, in 2013 the following countries exported goods classified under HS code subheading 8517.12 to Turkey with a trade value over the GTA threshold of USD 1 million: China (USD 1,785.48 million), Vietnam (USD 570.80 million), South Korea (USD 148.23 million), India (USD 101.39 million), Mexico (USD 22.24 million), the United Kingdom (USD 2.81 million) and Hungary (USD 1.98 million).
 
On 4 March 2016, the Turkish authorities terminated the above investigation without the imposition of duties (Communiqué No. 2016/1).

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

472 Television & radio transmitters; cameras; telephone sets
8517 Telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks; other apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, including apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network (such as a lo
851712 Telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks

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