ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Mar 2019

On 13 March 2019, the Government of Colombia imposed a definitive safeguard duty on imports of corrugated iron or steel bars following the recommendation issued by the Consejo Superior de Comercio Exterior.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Resolution No. 367 of 13 March 2019, published in the Official Gazette No. 50,894 on 13 March 2019: http://www.mincit.gov.co/mincomercioexterior/defensa-comercial/salvaguardia/medidas-de-salvaguardia-vigentes/barras-de-hierro-o-acero-corrugadas/decreto-367-del-13-de-marzo-de-2019.aspx
Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, case overview, Barras de hierro o acero corrugadas: http://www.mincit.gov.co/mincomercioexterior/defensa-comercial/salvaguardia/medidas-de-salvaguardia-vigentes/barras-de-hierro-o-acero-corrugadas
La Republica, Gobierno anunciĆ³ salvaguardas a importaciones de barras de acero y hierro corrugadas, issued on 14 March 2019: https://www.larepublica.co/economia/gobierno-anuncio-salvaguardas-a-importaciones-de-barras-de-acero-y-hierro-corrugadas-2839534

Inception date: 13 Mar 2019 | Removal date: open ended

Safeguard

On 13 March 2019, the Government of Colombia imposed a definitive safeguard duty on imports of corrugated iron or steel bars. The rate of duty is 8.5% in addition to the MFN duty imposed. The products subject to duties are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 7213.10.00.00 and 7214.20.00.00. The duty is in force for a period of two years. Countries having a Free Trade Agreement with Colombia are exempt from the safeguard measure. The imposition of duties follows the recommendation by the Consejo Superior de Comercio Exterior.

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