On April 20, 2018, the Turkish Ministry of Economic Affairs issued an announcement that it initiated the third anti-dumping sunset review investigation on synthetic and man-made fiber fabrics (Turkish: sentetik veya suni devams?z liflerden dokunmu? mensucat) originating in China. The products involved are Turkish tax numbers 55.13, 55.14, 55.15, 55.16.
On September 30, 2000, the Turkish Ministry of Economic Affairs initiated an anti-dumping investigation against synthetic and artificial fiber fabrics originating in China. On February 15, 2001, the Turkish Ministry of Economic Affairs issued the 2001/12 announcement, made an anti-dumping final ruling on China-related products and began to formally impose an anti-dumping tariff of 87%. On June 19, 2007, the Ministry of Economic Affairs of Turkey issued the announcement No. 2007/10 to make a final review of the anti-dumping sunset review and extended the anti-dumping duty of the case for the first time. On June 13, 2012, Turkey’s Ministry of Economic Affairs launched a second anti-dumping sunset review review of the products involved in the case in China. On May 5, 2013, the Ministry of Economic Affairs of Turkey issued the announcement No. 2013/10, made a final review of the anti-dumping sunset review product and extended the anti-dumping duty for the second time. On August 11, 2014, the Ministry of Economic Affairs of Turkey initiated an investigation against the circumvention of the products involved in the case in China. On August 22, 2015, the Turkish Ministry of Economic Affairs issued the announcement No. 2015/40, which made an anti-circumvention final decision on the Chinese products involved in the case and ruled that the products from China that were originally exported from China were re-exported by Poland and Bulgaria to Turkey to circumvent anti-dumping measures. Extend the anti-dumping measures of this case to the products involved in Poland and Bulgaria.
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