ANNOUNCEMENT 04 Jun 2009

In June 2009, the government of Turkey initiated a sunset review and extended the definitive duty in August 2009. In April 2012, a sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was extended for a new period in July 2012. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

WTO, Council for Trade in Goods - Committee on Safeguards - Notification under Article 12.1(a) of the Agreement on Safeguards on Initiation of an Investigation and the Reasons for it - Turkey – Footwear. Issued on 12 January 2006. Available at: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=105487,89666,55582&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=2&FullTextHash=371857150&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True
WTO, Council for Trade in Goods - Committee on Safeguards - Notification under Article 12.1(a) of the Agreement on Safeguards on Initiation of an Investigation and the Reasons for it - Turkey - Footwear – Supplement. Issued on 11 June 2009. Available at: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=105487,89666,55582&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=1&FullTextHash=371857150&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True
WTO, Council for Trade in Goods - Committee on Safeguards - Notification under article 12.1(c) of the Agreement on Safeguards (extension of the existing measure)- Notification pursuant to art[...]Turkey - Footwear – Supplement. Issued on 15 January 2010. Available at: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=84815,85301,103471,108678&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=3&FullTextHash=371857150&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True
WTO, Council for Trade in Goods - Committee on Safeguards - Notification on initiation of a review pursuant to article 7.2 regarding the extension of a safeguard measure - Turkey - Footwear – Supplement. Issued on 7 May 2012. Available at: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=105487,89666,55582&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=371857150&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True
WTO, Committee on safeguards, Document No. G/SG/N/6/TUR/6/Suppl.2: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=105487,89666,55582&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=371857150&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True
WTO, Committee on safeguards, Document No. G/SG/N/11/TUR/6/Suppl.2 G/SG/N/14/TUR/2/Suppl.1: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=120962,120113,118964,117279,114292,114137,84815,100505,85301,87186&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=8&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True
Turkish Official Gazette No. 28358 of 19 July 2012, İTHALATTA KORUNMA ÖNLEMLERİNE İLİŞKİN TEBLİĞ (TEBLİĞ NO: 2012/11): https://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2012/07/20120719-16.htm

Inception date: 11 Aug 2009 | Removal date: 11 Aug 2014

Safeguard

On 4 June 2009, the Turkish authorities initiated a sunset review on the definitive antidumping duty imposed on imports of footwear. The goods subject to review are classified under the following HS codes 6402, 6403 and 6404.

On 14 January 2010, the Turkish authorities notified the WTO of its decision to extended the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good. The rate of duty the first year from 11 August 2009 on products falling under HS code 6402 and 6404 or 6403 respectively is USD 1.7 or 2.55 per pair. The rate of duty the second year from 11 August 2010 on products falling under HS code 6402 and 6404 or 6403 respectively is USD 1.65 or 2.5 per pair. The rate of duty the third year from 11 August 2011 on products falling under HS code 6402 and 6404 or 6403 respectively is USD 1.6 or 2.45 per pair. This is with the exception of footwear falling under HS code subheadings 6402.99.50; 6402.99.91; 6403.51.11; 6403.51.91; 6403.59.31; 6403.59.50.00.11; 6403.59.50.00.12; 6403.59.50.00.13; 6403.59.91; 6403.91.11; 6403.91.91; 6403.99.31; 6403.99.50; 6403.99.91; 6404.19.10.00.11; 6404.19.10.00.12; 6404.19.10.00.13; 6404.19.90.00.13; and 6404.20.10 which is subject to a constant duty on USD 1.2 per pair. Additionally, HS code subheadings 6402.19; 6403.12; 6403.19; and 6404.11 are exempt from duty. Certain developing countries are also exempt from duty. The duty is in force for a period of three years. 

On 27 April 2012, the Turkish authorities initiated a sunset review on the definitive antidumping duty imposed on imports of footwear.

On 19 July 2012, the Turkish authorities extended the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good. The rate of duty the first year from 10 August 2012 on products falling under HS code 6402 and 6404 or 6403 respectively is USD 1.55 or 2.4 per pair. The rate of duty the second year from 10 August 2013 on products falling under HS code 6402 and 6404 or 6403 respectively is USD 1.5 or 2.35 per pair. This is with the exception of footwear falling under HS code subheadings 6402.99.50; 6402.99.91; 6403.51.11; 6403.51.91; 6403.59.31; 6403.59.50.00.11; 6403.59.50.00.12; 6403.59.50.00.13; 6403.59.91; 6403.91.11; 6403.91.91; 6403.99.31; 6403.99.50; 6403.99.91; 6404.19.10.00.11; 6404.19.10.00.12; 6404.19.10.00.13; 6404.19.90.00.13; and 6404.20.10 which is subject to a constant duty on USD 1.15 per pair. Additionally, HS code subheadings 6402.19; 6403.12; 6403.19; and 6404.11 are exempt from duty as well as footwear containing certain special technology. Certain developing countries are also exempt from duty. The duty is in force for a period of two years and is terminated 10 August 2014. 

AFFECTED SECTORS