ANNOUNCEMENT 21 Jun 2013

In June 2013, the government of Australia initiated a new safeguard investigation.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 1 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Australian Government, Productivity Commission:
http://www.pc.gov.au/projects/inquiry/fruit-safeguards
Australian Government, Productivity Commission, Safeguards Inquiry into the Import of Processed Fruit Products, Inquiry Report (20.12.2013):
http://www.pc.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/131194/fruit-safeguards.pdf
Australian Government, Minister for Trade and Investment, Productivity Commission Safeguards Inquiries into Imported Processed Fruit and Tomato Products - Final Reports, Media Release (20.12.2013):
http://trademinister.gov.au/releases/2013/ar_mr_131220.html


Inception date: No inception date

Safeguard

On 21 June 2013, the Australian Government announced the initiation of a safeguard investigation on processed fruit products.
The HS codes in question are 2008.30; 2008.40; 2008.50; 2008.70; 2008.97 and 2008.99.
On December 20, 2013, the Productivity Commission released its inquiry report and found that safeguard measures on imports of processed fruit products are not warranted.

AFFECTED SECTORS