ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Nov 2011

In November 2011, the government of Egypt initiated a new safeguard investigation.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 29 Dec 2011 | Removal date: 28 Dec 2014
Still in force

Safeguard

On November 23, 2011 the government of Egypt initiated a safeguard investigation on the imports of Cotton Yarns under HS Code 5205, 5206, 5207.
 
On 29 December 2011, the Egyptian authorities imposed a provisional safeguard duty on imports of the subject good. The duty is EGP 3.33 per kg (USD 0.55 per kg). The duty is in force for a period of 200 days.
 
On 20 July 2012, the Egyptian authorities imposed a definitive safeguard duty on imports of the subject good. The rate of duty is EGP 3.48 per kg (USD 0.58 per kg) for the first year, EGP 3.13 per kg (USD 0.52 per kg) for the second year and EGP 2 per kg (USD 0.33 per kg) for the third year. The duty expired on 29 December 2014.

AFFECTED SECTORS