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: 18 Jan 2017 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

The government of Turkey on 18 January 2017, increased the import duties on a wide range of pipes, profiles, engines, pumps, generators, tractors and gearboxes.

The newly increased import duties range from 7.3% to 30% (depending on the type of product). The previous import duties range from 1.4% to 3.9% (depending on the type of product and based on the latest available data provided by the WTO for the year 2015).

Furthermore, the government of Turkey exempts the following categories of countries from these newly increased import duties:

  • EU Member Countries, EFTA-Member Countries as well as countries that Turkey has FTAs with (i.e. Israel, Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Morocco, Western Bank and Gaza Strip, Tunisia, Egypt, Georgia, Albania, Jordan, Chile, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Moldovia);
  • South Korea;
  • Mauritius 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7303 Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of cast iron.
730300 Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of cast iron.
431 Engines & turbines & parts
8408 Compressionignition internal combustion piston engines (diesel or semidiesel engines).
840820 Engines of a kind used for the propulsion of vehicles of Chapter 87
840890 Other engines
432 Pumps, compressors, hydraulic & pneumatic power engines; parts
8413 Pumps for liquids, whether or not fitted with a measuring device; liquid elevators.
841360 Other rotary positive displacement pumps
441 Agricultural or forestry machinery & parts
8701 Tractors (other than tractors of heading 87.09).
870190 Other
461 Electric motors, generators & transformers; parts
8501 Electric motors and generators (excluding generating sets).
850161 Of an output not exceeding 75 kVA
850162 Of an output exceeding 75 kVA but not exceeding 375 kVA
850163 Of an output exceeding 375 kVA but not exceeding 750 kVA
850164 Of an output exceeding 750 kVA
8502 Electric generating sets and rotary converters.
850211 Of an output not exceeding 75 kVA
850212 Of an output exceeding 75 kVA but not exceeding 375 kVA
850213 Of an output exceeding 375 kVA
850220 Generating sets with sparkignition internal combustion piston engines
491 Motor vehicles, trailers & semi-trailers; parts
8708 Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05.
870840 Gear boxes and parts thereof
870850 Driveaxles with differential, whether or not provided with other transmission components, and nondriving axles; parts thereof

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