ANNOUNCEMENT 15 May 2015

In May 2015, the government of Turkey initiated a new anti-dumping investigation. In August 2016, a definitive duty was imposed. In July 2021, a sunset review was initiated.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Official Gazette of Turkey, (15.5.2015), “İthalatta Haksız Rekabetin Önlenmesine İlişkin Tebliğ (No: 2015/19)”, [Communique on the Prevention of Unfair Competition in Imports], No: 2015/19. Available at: https://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2015/05/20150515-30.htm

Official Gazette of Turkey, (12.02.2016), “İthalatta Haksız Rekabetin Önlenmesine İlişkin Tebliğ (No: 2016/3)”, [Communique on the Prevention of Unfair Competition in Imports], No: 2016/3. Available at: https://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2016/02/20160212-5.htm

Official Gazette of Turkey, (4.8.2016), “İthalatta Haksız Rekabetin Önlenmesine İlişkin Tebliğ (No: 2016/35)”, [Communique on the Prevention of Unfair Competition in Imports], No: 2016/35. Available at: https://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2016/08/20160804-9.htm

Official Gazette of Turkey, Resmî Gazete, 31 July 2021, Notification No: 2021/40: https://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2021/07/20210730-9.htm

Inception date: 12 Feb 2016 | Removal date: open ended

Anti-dumping

On May 15th, 2015, the Turkish authorities initiated an anti-dumping investigation on imports of seamless tubes, pipes and hollow profiles of iron (other than cast iron) or steel from China (Notification 2015/19, 15.05.2015).
The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS code subheading: 7304.
The complaint was lodged by Sardogan Endüstri ve Ticaret.
 
On 12 February 2016, the Turkish authorities imposed a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned products from China (Notification 2016/3, 12.02.2016).
The rate of the duty imposed on imports originating in China is 22.15% and 50.35% of the CIF valued depending on the exporting company. This measure will remain in force for a maximum period of 6 months.
 
On 4 August 2016, the Turkish authorities imposed a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of the above-mentioned products from China (Notification 2016/35, 04.08.2016). The rate of the duty is USD 100 or 120 per tonne depending on the company.

On 31 July 2021, the Turkish authorities announced the initiation of a sunset review of the definitive duty imposed on imports of the subject good from China. This follows the application lodged by Sardoğan Industry and Trade – Mehmet Sardoğan. 

AFFECTED SECTORS