ANNOUNCEMENT 04 Jun 2009

In June 2009, the government of Turkey initiated a new safeguard investigation.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



WTO Document: G/SG/N/6/TUR/6
WTO Document: G/SG/N/14/TUR/2


Inception date: 11 Aug 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Safeguard

 On January 5, 2006, Turkey initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of footwear. (HS Code 6402, 6403, 6404)
On June 4, 2009 and April 27, 2012 further safeguard investigations were initiated.
 
On July 12, 2006 the Turkish state implemented the following measures (in USD/pair):
 
Customs Code11. Aug. 2006 -11. Aug 2007-11. Aug 2008-
11. Aug 200711. Aug 200811. Aug 2009
 
HS 64022.001.901.80
 
HS 64033.002.852.70
 
HS 64042.001.901.80
 
 
The measures were renewed as follows:
 
 
11. Aug 2009-11. Aug 2010-11. Aug 2011
11. Aug 201011. Aug 201111. Aug 2012
 
HS 64021.701.651.60
 
HS 64032.552.502.45
 
HS 64041.701.651.60
 
The measure will be progressively liberalized by lowering the duty rate by 5 per cent for each following term.
Certain developing countries are excluded from the duty. (for list of countries see: WTO G/SG/N/14/TUR/2)
 
 
 

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