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Turkey launches antidumping investigation on Egyptian GPPS

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 05/12/2014 (12:39)
According to a statement published in the Official Gazette on November 30, 2014, Turkey’s Ministry of Economy launched an anti-dumping investigation on Egyptian PS (HS code 3903. pursuant to the Legislation on Prevention of Unfair Competition in Importation. The development followed the investigation request presented by Aschem Petrokimya San. A.Ş.

It was stated in the official publication that Turkish domestic producer Aschem Petrokimya San. A.Ş requested the Ministry to take antidumping measures on Egyptian origin “polystyrene” imports claiming that Egyptian PS was imported to Turkey below market prices which hurts domestic production.

The investigation will be conducted by the Import Head Office of Turkey’s Ministry of Economy. The parties involved shall be notified of the abovementioned investigation. Any of these related parties shall submit their response to the investigation questionnaire in 37 days as of the date of receipt. In case an anti-dumping duty is implemented as a result of the investigation, the Ministry shall make retroactive duty collection on the imports back until the date of notification, November 30, 2014.
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