INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
22 Apr 2017 Review
21 Sep 2013 Definitive duty
17 Apr 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: 21 Sep 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Safeguard

The safeguard investigation was initiated on 17 April 2013 (Notification 2013/2). The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 5503.20.00.00.00.

On 23 August 2013, the Turkish authorities imposed a definitive safeguard duty on imports of the subject good from Iran. The rate of duty is 22% of the customs value in the first year (Notification 2013/7). The rate of duty is 21.5% of the customs value in the second year. The rate of duty is 21.5% of the customs value the third year. The rate of duty is 20.5% the fourth year. The duty is in force for a period of four years and will enter into force upon publication of the Ministerial Committee Decision.

On 21 September 2013, the Turkish authorities imposed the above definitive safeguard duty on imports of the subject good from Iran following the publication of the Ministerial Committee Decision. The measure is in force for a period of four years.

On 22 April 2017, the Turkish authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive safeguard duty imposed on polyester fibre from Iran (Notification 5/2017).

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

355 Man-made fibres
5503 Synthetic staple fibres, not carded, combed or otherwise processed for spinning.
550320 Of polyesters

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