ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Jan 2013In January 2013, the government of Turkey initiated a new safeguard investigation.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Official Gazette, available in Turkish:
WTO, Committee on safeguards, Document No. G/SG/N/8/TUR/14 ; G/SG/N/10/TUR/14 ; G/SG/N/11/TUR/19 of 24 April 2014: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=124201,114292&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=371857150
The World Bank, Temporary Trade Barriers Database, Global Safeguards Database (GSGD), Case ID TUR-SG-17: http://econ.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTDEC/EXTRESEARCH/EXTPROGRAMS/EXTTRADERESEARCH/0,,contentMDK:22573333~pagePK:64168182~piPK:64168060~theSitePK:544849,00.html
On 08 January 2013, the Turkish Ministry of Economy initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of terephthalic acid. The concerned HS code is 2917.3600.
On 27 August 2014, the Turkish authorities imposed a definitive safeguard duty on imports of the subject good. The rate of duty is 4% the first year and the 3.75% the second year. The duty expires on 28 August 2016. A number of developing countries are exempt from the safeguard duty.