ANNOUNCEMENT 28 Aug 2019

In August 2019, the Ukrainian authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of certain mineral fertilizers. The investigation is still in progress.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 1 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Government of Ukraine, Uryadoviy Courier, Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade, decision № СП—426/2019/4411-03 of 21 August 2019, published on 28 August 2019: https://ukurier.gov.ua/uk/articles/rozsliduvannya-shodo-importu-v-ukrayinu-dobriv-min/
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 - Ukraine - Complex fertilizers, Document No. G/SG/N/6/UKR/13, issued on 4 September 2019: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=256656,256660,256642,256569,256548,256506,256530,256531,256427,256301&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=1&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=False&HasSpanishRecord=False

Inception date: No inception date

Safeguard

On 28 August 2019, the Ukrainian authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of mineral fertilizers either containing nitrogen and phosphorus or with a nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium content. The products subject to investigation are classified under HS code subheading 3105. This follows an application lodged by the Ukrainian chemists Union.

AFFECTED SECTORS