The MTI’s media center said that the minister had issued a
decision earlier this month initiating anti-dumping investigation into Turkish imports
of this category.
July 19, 2020
The Ministry of Trade and Industry’s media center has denied news
circulated by some websites regarding extending decree No. 618 of 2020 which
imposed final dumping duties on imports of mechanical carpets and floor
coverings made of synthetic materials originating in or exported from Turkey for
The media center confirmed that no decision was issued in this
regard especially that the minister had issued a decision earlier this month initiating
anti-dumping investigation into low-price imports of this category. Accordingly,
the Trade Remedies Sector -the investigative authority- has embarked on an investigation
into the matter.
“The mechanism for imposing fees on any product is subject to
extensive procedures and studies that may take a year to determine whether or
not fees could be imposed,” Ibrahim al-Segginy, head of the sector, explained.