ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Nov 2020

In November 2020, the Indonesian authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of expansible polystyrene. The investigation is still in progress.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 1 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 - Indone[...]- Expansible polystyrene (EPS), Document No. G/SG/N/6/IDN/38, issued on 18 November 2020: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=268616,268560,268566,268525,268527,268479,268386,268325,268217,268160&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=False&HasSpanishRecord=False

Inception date: No inception date

Safeguard

On 18 November 2020, the Indonesian authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of expansible polystyrene. The products subject to investigation are classified under HS code subheading 3903.11.10. This follows an application lodged by the domestic industry. 

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AFFECTED PRODUCTS