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Countervailing Measures - measure imposed on a product which is granted directly or indirectly by the government of the country of export any kind of specific subsidy.

“Subsidy" refers to any specific assistance (e.g., financial contribution, income or price support schemes) directly or indirectly provided by the government of the country of export or origin in respect of the product imported into the Philippines.  

RA 8800 - Safeguard Measures Act

Preliminary

Final

Provisional Measure – Cash Bond

 

Validity/ Period of Implementation-  200 days from the date of the imposition

 

 

Definitive Duty

Validity/ Period of Implementation- four    (4) years including the period the provisional measure took effect but shall not exceed  ten (10) years including extension

 

RA 8752 - Anti-Dumping Act of 1999

Preliminary

Final

 

Provisional Measure – Cash Bond

                       

Validity/ Period of Implementation- 4 months to 6 months

 

 

Definitive Duty

 

Validity/ Period of Implementation- shall not exceed five (5) years from the date of the imposition but subject to sunset review

 

 

 

RA 8751 - Countervailing Duty Act

Preliminary

Final

Provisional Measure – Cash Bond

Validity/ Period of Implementation-      4 months

 

Definitive Duty

 

Validity/ Period of Implementation- imposed for five (5) years but subject to sunset review

 

WELCOME TO THE GENERAL SAFEGUARD MEASURES INVESTIGATION QUESTIONNAIRE

This questionnaire will help you effectively apply for a general safeguard measures investigation.

A recommendation by the Department of Trade and   Industry - Bureau of Import Services to initiate investigation to justify the imposition of general safeguard measures requires adequate and accurate information about the imported product under protest and the effects on Philippine industry producing like and directly competitive products.

Please retain the worksheet after your application is lodged as it provides a valuable record of your sources if further evidence is required during a subsequent general safeguard measures investigation.

Protestant Questionnaire -

BIS-IRM-SGM-SF-02 Application to Initiate Safeguard Measures Investigation.pdf

Note: For initial evaluation, petitioner can submit their accomplished questionnaire through this email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

Safeguard Measures      
Product      
Newsprint Initiation Preliminary Final
Testliner Board Initiation Preliminary Final

 

Anti-Dumping      
Products      
Clear & Bronze Float Glass Initiation Preliminary Final

 

CVD
Note: The Philippines has not conducted any subsidies and countervailing measures investigation since the implementation of RA 8751.

 

WTO Agreements on Trade Remedies (1.e. Safeguard Measures, Anti-Dumping and Subsidies and Countervailing Measures) www.wto.org
Formal Investigation on Trade Remedies & tariff-related matters www.tariffcommission.gov.ph
Filing of Trade Remedies on Agricultural Products www.da.gov.ph
Customs Memorandum Orders on the issuance of DTi Orders on Trade Remedies www.customs.gov.ph
Trading in the Philippines www.pntr.gov.ph
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