ANNOUNCEMENT 06 Nov 2008
In November 2008, the government of Kazakhstan initiated a new safeguard investigation. In September 2011, a definitive safeguard duty was imposed. The duty was terminated in January 2012.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Fifth report on potentially trade restrictive measures, DG Trade, European Commission
: 06.11.2008 : " " 27 2008 257-258 (25704-25705); , 2008 ., N 42, . 473
Resolution Nr. 1055 of September 14, 2011 (in Russian), http://minplan.gov.kz/economyabout/8463/39257/
COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Accompanying the document REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ELEVENTH REPORT OVERVIEW OF THIRD COUNTRY TRADE DEFENCE ACTIONS AGAINST THE EUROPEAN UNION FOR THE YEAR 2013, /* SWD/2014/0169 final */
On 6 November 2008, the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan initiated (according to Decree No. 1015) a safeguard investigation concerning imports of certain confectionaries.
These goods are listed in Annexe 1 of the decree at the 10-digit HS code level of detail.
On 26 September 2011, the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (according to Resolution No. 1055) introduced protective import duties on confectioneries with the following tariff code classification:
This state measure shall remain in force for a period of 36 months.
On 18 November 2011, the Customs Union Commission issued Decree 856 replacing and thereby terminating the above safeguard duty, see related state act. The Commission imposed the safeguard duty on caramel from 11 January 2012. According to article 4 of the "Agreement on the application of safeguard, antidumping and countervailing measures in transitional period" of 19 November 2010 when a trade defence measure imposed in the Customs Union enters into force the corresponding national measure is terminated. As such, the above safeguard duty was terminated on 11 January 2012.