ANNOUNCEMENT 31 Dec 2012

In December 2012, the government of Turkey announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



T.C. Resmi Gazete (Turkey Official Gazette) no. 28514 (Dec. 31, 2012), 3rd attachment (in Turkish): http://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2012/12/20121231m3.htm
SteelOrbis, 'Turkey raises import duty rates on certain flat steel products', Jan. 2, 2013: http://www.steelorbis.com/steel-news/latest-news/turkey-raises-import-duty-rates-on-certain-flat-steel-products-732929.htm


Inception date: 31 Dec 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

In the Turkish Official Gazette (Resmi Gazete) of December 31, 2012, the government announced a change in the duty rates of certain flat steel products. The products of which the tariff rates have been increased are:

  • Flat strip and flat rods containing less that 0.25% of carbon (HS 7211.23.30.00.21): from 0 to 10%;
  • Plates of width not exceeding 500 mm (HS 7211.14.00.21.12 and 7211.14.00.29.12) from 0 to 10%;
  • Flat rolled sheet products of alloy steel of width of 600 mm or more (HS 7225.30.90.00.00 and 7226.99.70.00.00) from 3 to 6%.

Conversely, duties have been set at 0% (previously 2%) for flat rolled products of stainless steel of thickness of 4.75 mm or more, containing more than 2.5% of nickel (HS 7219.12.10.00.11 and 7219.13.90.00.19).

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
Inception date: 31 Dec 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

In the Turkish Official Gazette (Resmi Gazete) of December 31, 2012, the government announced a change in the duty rates of certain flat steel products. The products of which the tariff rates have been increased are:

  • Flat strip and flat rods containing less that 0.25% of carbon (HS 7211.23.30.00.21): from 0 to 10%;
  • Plates of width not exceeding 500 mm (HS 7211.14.00.21.12 and 7211.14.00.29.12) from 0 to 10%;
  • Flat rolled sheet products of alloy steel of width of 600 mm or more (HS 7225.30.90.00.00 and 7226.99.70.00.00) from 3 to 6%.

Conversely, duties have been set at 0% (previously 2%) for flat rolled products of stainless steel of thickness of 4.75 mm or more, containing more than 2.5% of nickel (HS 7219.12.10.00.11 and 7219.13.90.00.19).