ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Nov 2019

In November 2019, the Indonesian authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of fructose syrup. In September 2020, a definitive duty was imposed. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 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 - Indonesia - Fructose syrop, issued on 15 November 2019: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=258905,258902,258835,258836,258827,258603,258602,258604,258601,258256&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=False&HasSpanishRecord=False
WTO, Committee on Safeguards - Notification under article 12.1(b) of the Agreement on Safeguards on finding a serious injury or threat thereof caused by increased[...]ds - Indonesia - Fructose syrup, Document No. G/SG/N/8/IDN/26/Suppl.1 ; G/SG/N/10/IDN/26/Suppl.1 ; G/SG/N/11/IDN/23, issued on 22 September 2020: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=266713,266690,266613,266617,266594,266525,266527,266531,266420,266404&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=2&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True

Inception date: 17 Sep 2020 | Removal date: open ended

Safeguard

On 13 November 2019, the Indonesian authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of fructose syrup. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 1702.60.20. This follows the application lodged on 28 October 2019 by PT. Associated British Budi (PT. ABB).

On 9 September 2020, the Indonesian authorities imposed a definitive safeguard duty on imports of the subject good. Duty is in force for a period of three years starting from 17 September 2020. The rate of duty imposed in the first year is 24%. The rate of duty imposed in the second year is 22%. The rate of duty imposed in the third year is 20%. A number of developing countries are exempt from duties.

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