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
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 anunció 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
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.