ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Jul 2019

In July 2019, the Malagasy authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of pasta. The investigation is still in progress.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 1 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

WTO, Comité des sauvegardes - Notification au titre de l'article 12.1 a) de l'Accord sur les sauvegardes, de l'ouverture d'une enquête et des raisons de cette act[...]dagascar - Pâtes alimentaires, Document No. G/SG/N/6/MDG/4, G/SG/N/7/MDG/4, G/SG/N/11/MDG/4, issued on 22 July 2019: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/DDFDocuments/255795/r/G/SG/N6MDG4.pdf

Inception date: No inception date

Safeguard

On 18 July 2019, the Malagasy authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of pasta in the form of spaghetti, macaroni and in any other form. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheadings: 1902.11.90, 1902.19.90, 1902.20.90 and 1902.30.90. Notably, a similar investigation was initiated in September 2018 and was terminated without the imposition of definitive duties in July 2019, see related state act. 

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