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On 25 June 2018, the Turkish authorities issued Order No. 2018/11973 imposing additional duties on a number of good from the United States. The rate of duty is between 4% and 70% depending on the subject good. The duty enters into force retroactively from 21 June 2018
This follows Turkey's notification to the WTO in May on the suspension of concessions and other obligations stipulated in WTO Safeguard Agreement, see related intervention. The duties are imposed in reaction to the US steel and aluminium safeguard duties, see related state acts.
Notably, a number other countries also imposed retaliation measures in the form of duties in reaction to the imposition of steel and aluminium duties by the United States, see related state acts.
On 15 August 2018, the Turkish authorities amended the imports tariff level imposed on the subject goods from the United States, see related state act.
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