INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
16 Apr 2015 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 April 16, 2015, the Egyptian Ministry of Industry, Trade and Small & Medium Enterprises initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of white sugar.
The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 1701.9990.
According to the UN Comtrade Database, in 2014 the following countries exported goods classified under HS code subheading 1701.99 to Egypt with a trade value over the GTA threshold of USD 1 million: Germany (USD 15.17 million), France (USD 10.60 million), Belgium (USD 6.70 million), Sweden (USD 4.80 million), Czech Republic (USD 3.18 million) and Denmark (USD 2.79 million).
On 7 February 2016, the the Egyptian authorities terminated above investigation without imposing duties. The investigation was terminated as no serious injury had been determined.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

235 Sugar & molasses
1701 Cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose, in solid form.
170199 Other

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