ANNOUNCEMENT 31 Dec 2008

In December 2008, the government of Turkey updated an existing Anti-dumping duty for the first time since the start of GTA monitoring. The definitive duty was extended in 2008 and 2014. In February 2017, an anti-circumvention investigation was initiated and duties were provisionally extended on the subject good falling under a different HS code subheading in August 2017.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 2 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Antidumping measure:


WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices, Semi-annual Report under Article 16.4, Turkey, 05.03.2009 (Document G/ADP/N/180/TUR):
https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S006.aspx?Query=%40Symbol%3d+g%2fadp%2fn%2f*+and++%40Symbol%3d+tur&Language=ENGLISH&Context=FomerScriptedSearch&languageUIChanged=true#
WTO, Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices, Semi-annual Report under Article 16.4, Turkey, 24.01.2014 (Document G/ADP/N/252/TUR):
https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S006.aspx?Query=%40Symbol%3d+g%2fadp%2fn%2f*+and++%40Symbol%3d+tur&Language=ENGLISH&Context=FomerScriptedSearch&languageUIChanged=true#
Turkish Official Gazette, Issue No. 26720, 04.12.2007, Notification No. 2007/19, ITHALATTA HAKSIZ REKABETIN ?NLENMESINE ILISKIN TEBLIG 2007/19:
http://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2007/12/20071204-13.htm
Turkish Official Gazette, Issue No. 27097, 31.12.2008, Notification No. 2008/41, ITHALATTA HAKSIZ REKABETIN ?NLENMESINE ILISKIN TEBLIG 2008/41:
http://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2008/12/20081231M4-38.htm
Turkish Official Gazette, Issue No. 28854, 17.12.2013, Notification No. 2013/25, ITHALATTA HAKSIZ REKABETIN ?NLENMESINE ILISKIN TEBLIG 2013/25:
http://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2013/12/20131217-11.htm
Turkish Official Gazette, Issue No. 29208, 17.12.2014, Notification No. 2014/41, ITHALATTA HAKSIZ REKABETIN ?NLENMESINE ILISKIN TEBLIG 2014/41:
http://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2014/12/20141217-3.htm


Anti-circumvention measure:
Turkish Official Gazette, Issue No. 29990, 25.02.2017, Notification No. 2017/05, İTHALATTA HAKSIZ REKABETİN ÖNLENMESİNE İLİŞKİN TEBLİĞ: http://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2017/02/20170225-5.htm
Turkish Official Gazette, Issue No. 30144, 04.08.2017, Notification No. 2017/20, İTHALATTA HAKSIZ REKABETİN ÖNLENMESİNE İLİŞKİN TEBLİĞ: http://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2017/08/20170804-5.htm

Inception date: 31 Dec 2008 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On December 4, 2007, the Turkish authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of polyester textured yarn from China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand (Notification 2007/19).
The products subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 5402.3300.
 
On December 31, 2008, the Turkish authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of polyester textured yarn from China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand (Notification 2008/41). The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in China ranges from USD 268 to USD 351 per ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Indonesia ranges from USD 48 to USD 240 per ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Malaysia is USD 276 per ton. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Thailand ranges from USD 198 to USD 300 per ton.
 
On December 17, 2013, the Turkish authorities initiated a sunset review of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of imports of polyester textured yarn from China, Indonesia and Malaysia (Notification 2013/25).
No sunset review has been initiated for imports originating in Thailand; thus the duty imposed on imports of polyester textured yarn from Thailand expired on December 31, 2013.
 
On December 17, 2014, the Turkish authorities decided upon the continuation for a period of five years of the anti-dumping measure imposed on imports of polyester textured yarn originating in China, Indonesia and Malaysia (Notification 2014/41). The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in China still ranges from USD 268 to USD 351 per metric ton, depending on the company. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Indonesia still ranges from USD 48 to USD 240 per metric ton, depending on the company. The amount of the duty imposed on imports originating in Malaysia still is USD 276 per metric ton.

AFFECTED SECTORS

 

AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
Inception date: 04 Apr 2017 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-circumvention

On 25 February 2017, the Turkish authorities initiated an anti-circumvention investigation on imports of polyester partially oriented yarn from China, Indonesia and Malaysia (Notification 2017/05). This investigation follows suspicion that the definitive antidumping duty, last imposed by Notification 2014/41, on imports of polyester textured yarn from China, Indonesia and Malaysia (see related intervention) might be circumvented. Additionally, the investigation follows suspicion that the definitive antidumping duty imposed on imports of polyester textured yarn from Chinese Taipei and India as well as from Thailand and Viet Nam might also be circumvented, see related measures. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 5402.46. The products concerned by the possible circumvention are classified under the following HS code subheading: 5402.33.

On 4 August 2017, the Turkish authorities imposed a provisional duty on imports of the subject good from China, Indonesia and Malaysia (Notification 2017/20). The rate of duty on imports from China is USD 263 per tonne. The rate of duty on imports from Indonesia is USD 120 per tonne. The rate of duty on imports from Malaysia is USD 138 per tonne.