ANNOUNCEMENT 28 Jan 2015In January 2015, the government of Turkey initiated a new anti-dumping investigation.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Turkish Official Gazette, Issue No. 29250, 28.01.2015, Notification No. 2015/1, ITHALATTA HAKSIZ REKABETIN ?NLENMESINE ILISKIN TEBLIG 2015/1:
Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - Turkey, 25.02.2016: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=227125,133416,130832,127811,122391,121960,118561,115817,50726,82925&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=0&FullTextHash=
Turkish Official Gazette, Issue No. 29690, 20.04.2016, Notification No. 2016/09: ITHALATTA HAKSIZ REKABETIN ?NLENMESINE ILISKIN TEBLIG: http://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2016/04/20160420-17.htm
On January 28, 2015, the Turkish authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of hot-rolled coil steel from China, France, Japan, Romania, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine (Notification 2015/1).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 7208.3700, 7208.3800, 7208.3900 and 7225.3090.
The complaint was lodged by Eregli Demir Çelik T.A.S., Tosçelik Profil ve Sac Endüstrisi A.S. and Çolakoglu Metalurji A.S.
On 28 August 2015, the Turkish authorities imposed a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned products from China, Japan, Russia and Slovakia. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in China is 15.47-35.15% of the CIF. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Japan is 6.95-8.9% of the CIF. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Russia is 0-3.76% of the CIF. The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in Slovakia is 7.02-9.8% of the CIF. The investigation was terminated without the imposition of measures for imports originating in France, Romania, and Ukraine. This measure will remains in force for a period of maximum 6 months.
On 20 April 2016, the Turkish Ministry of Economy terminated the above investigation without the imposition of definitive duties (Notification 2016/09, 20.04.2016). This follows the withdrawal of the domestic producers complaint. Previsional duty, if any, is refunded.