ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Sep 2019

In September 2019, the Jordanian authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of certain potato chips and other prepared and preserved potato. The investigation was terminated without the imposition of duties in May 2020. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 1 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

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 - Jordan[...]egar or acetic acid, not frozen, Document No. G/SG/N/6/JOR/19, 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=0&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=False&HasSpanishRecord=False
WTO, Committee on Safeguards - Information to be notified to the Committee where a safeguard investigation is terminated with no safeguard measure imposed - Jorda[...]ar or acetic acid, not frozen, issued on 18 May 2020: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=263803,263719,263643,263566,263527,263352,263360,263330,263328,262888&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=False&HasSpanishRecord=False

Inception date: No inception date

Safeguard

On 1 September 2019, the Jordanian authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of potato chips or potato prepared or preserved without vinegar or acetic acids and non-frozen. The products subject to investigation are respectively classified under HS code subheadings 2106.90.99.2 and 2005.20.90. This follows an application lodged by the domestic industry. 

On 14 May 2020, the Jordanian authorities notified the WTO's Committee on Safeguards the issuance of the Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply of its decision to terminate the safeguards investigation on imports of the subject good without the imposition of safeguard duties. 

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