Turkey extends provisional import duties on some steel imports

Tuesday, 14 July 2020 15:24:16 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

According to a statement published in the country’s Official Gazette, Turkey has extended provisional revised import duty rates on some steel products, mainly flat steel products, from July 15 until September 30, 2020. The EU and FTA countries remain exempt from the trade restriction.

As of April 18, Turkey increased import duty rates by five percentage points on some steel products with a few exceptions and adjusted the duty rates for end-user industries in order to help protect domestic steel production and employment until July 15, 2020, as previously reported by SteelOrbis. The given duties were applied for the products coming from third countries only.

The revised duties are valid until September 30 are presented in the tables below.

HS codes

Product

Former duty rate (%)

New duty rate (%)

7207

Billet

12

17

7208

Hot rolled flat products

13

18

7208

Mainly hot rolled coils

9

14

7209

Mainly cold rolled coils

10

15

7210

Coated flat products

15

20

7211

Uncoated flat products (<600 mm)

10

15

7211

Uncoated flat products (>600 mm)

15

20

7212

Coated flat products (<600 mm)

15

20

7216

Non-alloyed sections

17

22

7219-7220

Stainless cold rolled coil

12

17

7224

Alloy billet & bloom

14

19

7225

Alloy hot rolled coil

6

11

7228

Alloy bar and sections

7

10

9

12

15

14

 


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