ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Dec 2013
In December 2013, the government of Turkey initiated a new anti-dumping investigation and a definitive duty was imposed in June 2015. In April 2019, a sunset review was initiated and the definitive duty was extended for a new period in January 2020.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Official Gazette of the Republic of Turkey, Issue 28855, 18.12.2013, Communiqu? No 2013/30:
Turkish Official Gazette, Issue No. 29385, 13.06.2015, Notification No. 2015/21, ITHALATTA HAKSIZ REKABETIN ?NLENMESINE ILISKIN TEBLIG 2015/21:
Turkish Official Gazette, Issue No. 30743, 12.04.2019, Notification No. 2019/12, İTHALATTA HAKSIZ REKABETİN ÖNLENMESİNE İLİŞKİN TEBLİĞ: http://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2019/04/20190412-12.htm
Turkish Official Gazette, Issue No. 30998, 04.01.2020, Notification No. 2019/36, İTHALATTA HAKSIZ REKABETİN ÖNLENMESİNE İLİŞKİN TEBLİĞ: https://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2020/01/20200104-7.htm
On December 18, 2013, the Turkish Economy Ministry announced the initiation of an anti-dumping investigation on imports of laminate flooring from Germany (Communiqué No 2013/30). The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS codes: 4411.1390, 4411.1490, 4411.9290 and 4411.9390.
On June 13th, 2015, the Turkish authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of laminate flooring originating in Germany (Notification 2015/21, 13.06.2015). The amount of the duty ranges from USD 0.30 to USD 1.05 per square metre, depending on the company, at the exception of the company Falquon GmbH whose exports are not subject to the payment of any duty. This duty shall remain in force for a period of five years.
On 12 April 2019, the Turkish authorities initiated a sunset review of the definitive antidumping duty imposed on imports of the subject good from Germany. This follows the application lodged by Kastamonu Entegre Ağaç San. ve Tic. A.Ş., Yıldız Entegre Ağaç San. ve Tic. A.Ş. and Çamsan Entegre Ağaç San. ve Tic. A.Ş. The definitive antidumping duty will remain in force for the duration of the investigation. Additionally, a sunset review was initiated on imports of the subject good from China, see related state act.
On 4 January 2020, the Turkish authorities extended the definitive antidumping duty imposed on imports of laminated flooring from Germany following the conclusion of the sunset review. The rate of duty is between USD 0.30 and 1.05 per m². The duty is in force for a period of five years.