ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Aug 2009

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

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



WTO Documents: G/SG/N/6/TUR/9
WTO Documents: G/SG/N/14/TUR/1


Inception date: 10 Aug 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Safeguard

 On January 5, 2006, the Turkish authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of steam smoothing irons under HS 8516
On August 10, 2006, the Turkish government implemented a duty of USD 5 per piece in the first year, USD 4.5 per piece in the second year and USD 4 in the third year.
 
The measure was extended for three more years from August 10, 2009 to August 9, 2012.
 
The duties amounted to USD 3.5 per piece in the first year, USD 3.25 per piece in the second year and USD 3 in the third year.
Certain developing countries were excluded from this measure (for list of excluded countries see WTO: G/SG/N/14/TUR/1)

 

AFFECTED SECTORS