ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Nov 2020

In November 2020, the Indonesian authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of expansible polystyrene. In December 2021, a safeguard measure 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 - 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

WTO document G/SG/N/8/IDN/30, G/SG/N/10/IDN/30, 8 April 2021: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/SS/directdoc.aspx?filename=q:/G/SG/N8IDN30.pdf&Open=True

World Trade Organization, notification pursuant to article 12.1(a) of the Agreement on Safeguards notification under article 9, footnote 2 of the Agreement on Safeguards, Doc: G/ SG/N/10/IDN/30/Suppl.1 https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/SS/directdoc.aspx?filename=q:/G/SG/N10IDN30S1.pdf&Open=True

Inception date: 16 Dec 2021 | Removal date: open ended

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 PT. Kofuku Plastic Indonesia (PT. KPI). 

On 16 December 2021, the Indonesian authorities imposed a safeguard measure on imports of expansible polystyrene. The measure is in the form of a specific duty of 2,452,711 Rupiah per Ton during the first year, 2,428,184 Rupiah per Ton during the second year and 2,403,902 Rupiah per Ton during the third year.

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