ANNOUNCEMENT 30 Dec 2018

In December 2018, the Turkish authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of yarn of nylon or other polyamides. In October 2019, the authorities decided to impose a definitive duty from November 2019. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Turkish Official Gazette, Issue No. 30641, 30 December 2018, Notification No. 2018/9, THALATTA KORUNMA ÖNLEMLERİNE İLİŞKİN TEBLİĞ: http://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2018/12/20181230-7.htm
WTO, Committee on Safeguards - Notification under article 12.1(a) of the Agreement on Safeguards on initiation of an investigation and the reasons for it, Document No. G/SG/N/6/TUR/25, issued on 4 January 2019: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/DDFDocuments/250694/q/G/SG/N6TUR25.pdf
WTO, Committee on Safeguards - Notification under article 12.1(b) of the Agreement on Safeguards on finding a serious injury or threat thereof caused by increase[...]e of nylon or other polyamides, issue don 23 October 2019: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=258016,257850,257817,257600,257538,257437,257436,257438,257418,257419&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=False&HasSpanishRecord=False

Inception date: 21 Nov 2019 | Removal date: open ended

Safeguard

The safeguard investigation on imports of yarn of nylon or other polyamides was initiated on 30 December 2018. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 5402.31, 5402.32.00.00.00, 5402.45, 5402.51 and 5402.61. This investigation follows the application lodged by the domestic industry.

On 22 Oktober 2019, the Turkish authorities imposed a definitive safeguard duty on imports of the subject good. From 21 November 2019 for one year, the rate of duty on imports of nylon or other polyamides (HS code 5402.31, 5402.32.00.00.00, 5402.51 and 5402.51) is USD 0.30 per kg and on other nylon or other polyamides, the rate of duty is USD 0.10 per kg. From 21 November 2020 for one year, the rate of duty on imports of nylon or other polyamides (HS code 5402.31, 5402.32.00.00.00, 5402.51 and 5402.51) is USD 0.29 per kg and on other nylon or other polyamides, the rate of duty is USD 0.09 per kg. From 21 November 2021 for one year, the rate of duty on imports of nylon or other polyamides (HS code 5402.31, 5402.32.00.00.00, 5402.51 and 5402.51) is USD 0.28 per kg and on other nylon or other polyamides, the rate of duty is USD 0.08 per kg. A number of developing countries are exempt from the safeguard duty. 

 

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