ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Dec 2011In December 2011, the government of Philippines initiated a new safeguard investigation.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
WTO Document: G/SG/N/11/PHL/8
WTO Document: G/SG/N/14/PHL/6/Suppl.2
On 13 December 2011, per order of the Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry, the Philippines extended safeguard measures for four years for clear and tinted glass. The HS codes considered are: 7005.2190 and 7005.2990
The following measures were taken (and updated in October 2012):
Philippine Pesos 3,404.64/MT (metric ton) for clear float glass in the first year
Philippine Pesos 3,234.41/MT for clear float glass in the second year
Philippine Pesos 3,137.38/MT for clear float glass in the third year
Philippine Pesos 4,300.59/MT for tinted float glass in first year
Philippine Pesos 4,085.56/MT for tinted float glass in the second year
Philippine Pesos 3,881.28/MT for tinted float glass in the third year
Certain developing countries were excluded from the measure.