INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
29 Mar 2018 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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Safeguard

On 19 March 2018, the Costa Rican authorities issued the Resolution initiating a safeguard investigation on imports of certain bars and rods of steel for concrete reinforcement. The investigation is initiated on 29 March 2018. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 7214.20.00.00.10, 7214.20.00.00.90, 7214.99.20.00.10, 7228.30.00.00.10, 7228.50.00.00.10 and 7228.60.00.00.10. This follows the application lodged on 30 November 2017 by ArcelorMittal Costa Rica S.A.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7214 Other bars and rods of iron or nonalloy steel, not further worked than forged, hotrolled, hotdrawn or hotextruded, but including those twisted after rolling.
721420 Containing indentations, ribs, grooves or other deformations produced during the rolling process or twisted after rolling
7228 Other bars and rods of other alloy steel; angles, shapes and sections, of other alloy steel; hollow drill bars and rods, of alloy or nonalloy steel.
722830 Other bars and rods, not further worked than hotrolled, hotdrawn or extruded

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