ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Dec 2011
In 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 on imports of clear and tinted glass for a period of 4 years, i.e. until 13 December 2015. The HS codes considered are: 7005.2190 and 7005.2990
The following measures were taken:
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
On 25 September 2012, the definitive safeguard duty was amended as follows:
Philippine Pesos 4,300.59/MT for tinted float glass in the 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.