ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Nov 2008

In November 2008, the government of Indonesia initiated a new safeguard investigation. A definitive safeguard duty was imposed in October 2009 and terminated in September 2012.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 01 Oct 2009 | Removal date: 30 Sep 2012
Still in force

Safeguard

On November 5, 2008 Indonesia initiated a safeguard investigation on wire nail/wire of iron/non-alloy steel (not plated). The investigation followed a complaint made on October 17, 2008 by Compartment Long Product, Cluster of Wires and Nails (formerly Ikatan Pabrik Kawat dan Paku Indonesia/ IPPAKI) of the Indonesian Iron and Steel Industry Association (IISIA) on behalf of wire nails producers.

On October 7, 2009 Indonesia imposed a definitive safeguard duty for a period of three years with the following timetable for progressive liberalization:
Fixed Duty
1 October 2009-30 September 2010, 145%
1 October 2010-30 September 2011, 115%
1 October 2011-30 September 2012, 85%
The products subject to definitive safeguard duties are classified under the following HS code subheading: 7317.00.10.00.

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AFFECTED PRODUCTS