ANNOUNCEMENT 22 Jun 2011
In June 2011, the members of the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan imposed a new safeguard duty. The duty was terminated in December 2012.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
The Eurasian Economic Commission, Investigation SG-2: http://www.eurasiancommission.org/ru/act/trade/podm/investigations/Investigations/DispForm.aspx?id=30
On 22 June 2011 the Customs Union Commission issued a Decree No. 704 to impose safeguard duty of 1.4 US dollars per 1 kilo imported cutlery (HS code subheading 8211.91, 8215.20 and 8215.99). The decision, however, excludes the developing countries enjoying the CU's system of trade preference (but includes China, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, and Brazil). The duty will remain in place from 21 August 2011 until 26 December 2012.