ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Aug 2009In August 2009, the government of Turkey initiated a new safeguard investigation.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
WTO Documents: G/SG/N/6/TUR/9
WTO Documents: G/SG/N/14/TUR/1
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)