INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
06 Mar 2018 Definitive duty
04 Aug 2017 Preliminary duty
12 May 2017 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: 19 Aug 2017 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Safeguard

The safeguard investigation was initiated on 12 May 2017. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 3105.10.90; 3105.30.00; 3105.40.00; 3105.51.00; 3105.59.00; and 3105.90.00.

On 4 August 2017, the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade issued Decision 3044 / QD-BCT imposing a provisional safeguard duty on imports of certain mineral or chemical fertilisers. The rate of duty is VND 1,855,790 per ton (approx. USD 81.65 per ton). The products subject to duties are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 3105.10.20; 3105.10.90 ; 3105.20.00; 3105.30.00; 3105.40.00; 3105.51.00; 3105.59.00 and 3105.90.00.The duty is imposed for a period of 200 days from 19 August 2017.

On 7 March 2018, the Vietnamese authorities imposed a definitive safeguard duty on imports of the subject good. The provisional duty is definitively imposed. Additionally, the rate of duty between 7 March 2018 and 6 March 2019 is VND 1,128,531 (USD 49.66) per ton. The rate of duty between 7 March 2019 and 6 March 2020 is VND 1,072,104 (USD 47.17) per ton. Certain countries are exempt from duties.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

346 Fertilizers & pesticides
3105 Mineral or chemical fertilisers containing two or three of the fertilising elements nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium; other fertilisers; goods of this Chapter in tablets or similar forms or in packages of a gross weight not exceeding 10 kg.
310510 Goods of this Chapter in tablets or similar forms or in packages of a gross weight not exceeding 10 kg
310520 Mineral or chemical fertilisers containing the three fertilising elements nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium
310530 Diammonium hydrogenorthophosphate (diammonium phosphate)
310540 Ammonium dihydrogenorthophosphate (monoammonium phosphate) and mixtures thereof with diammonium hydrogenorthophosphate (diammonium phosphate)
310559 Other
310590 Other

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