IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

NFI

AFFECTED FLOW

Outflow (subsidised)

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

firm-specific

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 13 Jul 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Trade finance

The Korean Eximbank's financial support for the Istanbul Strait Road Crossing Project in Turkey has a total volume of USD 280 million. The project consists of constructing a tunnel connecting Europe and Asia under the Bosporus Strait. The Korean companies SK Engineering & Construction and Hanshin Engineering & Construction were awarded the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract worth USD 415 million.

In this context, the Bank stated: "We worked hard for three years and offered competitive financing to help Korean companies participate in the project to connect Europe and Asia. The Bank will continue to concentrate support in the early stages of high value-added development projects in order to assist Korean companies successfully participate in the global infrastructure construction industry."

The GTA includes state guarantees and other financial incentives that are likely to affect the restructuring and performance of firms facing international competition, whether from imports, in export markets and from foreign subsidiaries.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

542 General construction services of civil engineering works

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