ANNOUNCEMENT 12 Oct 2011

In October 2011, the government of Turkey initiated a sunset review and extended the safeguard duty for a new period in November 2011. In October 2013, the definitive safeguard duty was extended for a new period following the conclusion of s sunset review initiated in August 2013. The duty expired in Novermber 2015.

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[...]- Certain Electrical Appliances. Issued on 2 January 2008. Available at: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=84872,66828&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=1&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 - Notifi[...]ctrical appliances – Supplement. Issued on 8 November 2011. Available at: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=84872,66828&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&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 upon taking a decision to extend a safeguard measure - Notifica[...]- Certain electrical appliances. Issued on 9 May 2012. Available at: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=118964,90236&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 upon taking a decision to extend a safeguard measure - Notificati[...]ctrical appliances – Supplement. Issued on 28 August 2013. Available at: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=118964,90236&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=371857150&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True
Turkish Official Gazette No. 28271 of 21 April 2012, İTHALATTA KORUNMA ÖNLEMLERİNE İLİŞKİN TEBLİĞ (TEBLİĞ NO: 2012/7): https://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2012/04/20120421-4.htm
Turkish Official Gazette No. 28743 of 22 August 2013, İTHALATTA KORUNMA ÖNLEMLERİNE İLİŞKİN TEBLİĞ (TEBLİĞ NO: 2013/6)_ https://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2013/08/20130822-7.htm
Turkish Official Gazette No. 28793 of 12 October 2013, İTHALATTA KORUNMA ÖNLEMLERİNE İLİŞKİN TEBLİĞ (TEBLİĞ NO: 2013/8): https://www.mevzuat.gov.tr/Metin.Aspx?MevzuatKod=9.5.18948&MevzuatIliski=0&sourceXmlSearch=

Inception date: 01 Nov 2011 | Removal date: 01 Nov 2015

Safeguard

On 12 October 2011, the Turkish authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive safeguard duty imposed on imports of certain electric appliances such as grinders, mixers, blenders, mincing appliances and toasters. The products subject to review are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 8509.40.00.00.11, 8509.40.00.00.12, 8509.40.00.00.13, 8509.40.00.00.15, 8509.40.00.00.19, 8509.80.00.00.11, 8516.60.90.00.11, 8516.31.00.00.19 and 8508.11.00.00.19. The definitive safeguard duty was originally imposed in August 2008.

On 21 April 2012, the Turkish authorities extended the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good. A safeguard duty is imposed on goods with a CIF value below a set threshold level. The threshold is set between USD 40 and 60 per piece depending on the specific good. The rate of duty the first year is between USD 3.75 and 5.7 per piece depending on the specific good. The rate of duty the second year is between USD 3.5 and 5.40 per piece depending on the specific good. The duty entered into force retrospectively on 1 November 2011 for a period of two years. Certain developing countries are exempt from duty. 

On 22 August 2013, the Turkish authorities initiated a sunset review. 

On 12 October 2013, the Turkish authorities extended the definitive duty imposed on imports of certain electric appliances. A safeguard duty is imposed on goods with a CIF value below a set threshold level. The threshold is set between USD 35 and 55 per piece depending on the specific good. The rate of duty the first year is between USD 3 and 5 per piece depending on the specific good. The rate of duty the second year is between USD 2.5 and 4.50 per piece depending on the specific good. The duty entered into force on 1 November 2013 for a period of two years. Certain developing countries are exempt from duty.

On 1 November 2015, the definitive safeguard duty expired. 

AFFECTED SECTORS