GCC to set definitive safeguard tariffs on steel products imports

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) plans to set definitive safeguard duties for a number of steel products for a period of three years, it is said in a document issued by the Bureau of Technical Secretariat for Anti Injurious Practices in International Trade (GCC-TSAIP) seen by Fastmarkets on Friday May 7.

In February this year, GCC-TSAIP said that it found recent and sudden increases in imports of certain steel products could pose a threat to the domestic industry.

The safeguard duties are proposed to be set at 16% in the first year of the safeguard measures, and gradually decrease in the following years to 15.2% in the...


Maria Tanatar

May 07, 2021

16:41 GMT