ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Feb 2009In February 2009, the government of Kyrgyzstan initiated a new safeguard investigation.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION, G/SG/N/6/KGZ/1, 4 March 2009 (09-1094), Committee on Safeguards. NOTIFICATION UNDER ARTICLE 12.1(A) OF THE AGREEMENT ON SAFEGUARDS ON INITIATION OF AN INVESTIGATION AND THE REASONS FOR IT KYRGYZ REPUBLIC
On 17 February 2009, in accordance with Law of the Kyrgyz Republic on Safeguards # 141 of 31 October 1998, was initiated a special investigation by the competent authority of the Kyrgyz Republic (the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Kyrgyz Republic) in relation to import to the Kyrgyz Republic of certain type of white sugar.
A public notice was placed on the web site of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Kyrgyz Republic on 18 February 2009 and the local newspaper "Slovo Kyrgyzstana" on 25 February 2009 # 20 (22329).
The product subject to investigation is white sugar which is classified under HS code number 1701 99 100.
The source of the whole information concerning this report is WTO document G/SG/N/6/KGZ/1 of 4 March 2009