INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
08 Jul 2014 Termination
18 Nov 2011 Definitive duty

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

Supranational

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: 11 Jan 2012 | Removal date: 08 Jul 2014
Still in force

Safeguard

On 11 January 2012, the Customs Union imposed a definitive safeguard duty on imports of caramel. The products subject to duties fall under the following HS code subheadings: 1704.90.710.0, 1704.90.750.0, 1806.90.500.1, and 1806.90.500.2. The rate of duty is USD 294.1 per tonne. Developing countries that are users of the tariff preferences system of the Customs Union are exempt from the duty with the exception of China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong and Macau as well as Turkey.

On 24 April 2013, the Customs Union amended the definitive safeguard duty on imports of the subject good. The rate of duty between 11.01.2012 and 14.06.2013 is USD 294.1 per tonne. The rate of duty between 15.06.2013 and 14.12.2013 is USD 283.8 per tonne. The rate of duty between 15.12.2013 and 07.07.2014 is USD 273.5 per tonne. Developing countries that are users of the tariff preferences system of the Customs Union are exempt from the duty with the exception of China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong and Macau as well as Turkey and Brazil. The duty is terminated from 8 July 2014.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

236 Cocoa, chocolate & sugar confectionery
1704 Sugar confectionery (including white chocolate), not containing cocoa.
170490 Other
1806 Chocolate and other food preparations containing cocoa.
180690 Other

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