We provide a wide range of legal consultancy services including but not limited to; Assessment of costs and benefits of cooperating in an anti-dumping or countervailing duty proceeding and its future implications on the exports of the client and its effects on the global business of the exporter, Assessment of the injury analysis
Safeguard measures may be considered as "emergency" actions against steeply increasing imports (in absolute or comparative terms) which have caused or threaten to cause serious injury to the importing Member's domestic industry. Safeguard measures must be temporary which means that they must be liberalized over time. Safeguard measures may only be imposed when
In Turkey; hundreds of products are subject to Import Licences as per the Import Licencing Agreement of WTO and Turkish domestic regulation. This practice is called as "refence price" by the importers in Turkey. But despite these are considered as Automatic Import Licences as per WTO norms, in practice import licences are
Within the WTO system subsidies are considered another kind of “unfair trade practices” in international trade along with anti-dumping practices. Countervailing measures are imposed on the exporters should these subsidies cause or threaten to cause njury on the domestic industry to remove the injury caused by subsidized imports. Until 2008 Turkish Anti
Until 27th December 2005, it was very difficult in Turkey to conduct anti-circumvention (AC) investigations against circumvention practices due to the deficiencies in the relevant legislation (Law, Decree and Regulation). At the end of 2005 Turkish Government passed the amendment on the legislation and after then Turkish Anti-Dumping Authority (Ministry of Economy)
As in the case for anti-circumvention investigations, at the end of 2005 Turkish Government passed the amendment on the legislation and included a provision for exporters who made exports of a product, for which an AD duty was imposed, during the time “following” the investigation period. The first new exporter case was
Normally exporters respond to the anti-dumping questionnaires after the initiation of anti-dumping investigations. However, mostly they are not aware of their domestic and export prices until the conclusion of anti-dumping investigations whether their products were sold at dumped prices or not. Unfortunately, when an anti-dumping investigation is concluded there is no chance
Being the first professional consulting firm in Turkey in its field and having highly experienced anti-dumping case handlers from Turkish Anti-Dumping Department (Ministry of Economy), FTC may prepare and carry out Training Services/Seminars regarding Trade Defence Instruments for Companies, Business Associations, Government Bodies etc.
FTC can help to resolve commercial disputes within Turkey or disputes based on the violation of WTO rules. A major proportion of WTO disputes were solved by consultations, which require strong legal-technical experience. FTC prepares and designs a case subject to dispute for interested parties alone or in cooperation with our business
FTC Danışmanlık Ltd. (FTC Legal Consultancy LLP) is the leading Turkish trade remedy legal consultancy firm since January 2005. FTC is based in the Capital of Turkey where all the Turkish trade remedy authorities are located. FTC is the first legal consultancy firm set up by experienced case handler and administrator of the Turkish Anti-Dumping Department which was set up in 1990. Our founding partner has more than 31 years of extensive experience since the foundation of the Anti Dumping (AD) Department of Turkey and a strong background in trade remedy investigations -- i.e., national and international anti-dumping investigations, safeguard investigations, subsidies and countervailing duty investigations, anti-circumvention investigations -- and specific customs valuation-classification issues related with anti-dumping, Turkish export and import regimes and their relationship with anti-dumping type duties. Being the first consulting firm in Turkey having highly experienced anti-dumping case handlers from Turkish Anti-Dumping Department (Ministry of Economy), FTC Legal Consultancy LLP specializes in providing consulting services to individual foreign companies with the technical and legal aspects of the Turkish anti-dumping, countervailing duty and safeguard proceedings before the Ministry of Economy. We also help Turkish exporters before several foreign authorities such as Argentina, Egypt, USA, EU, Israel, India, Indonesia .
For On-Going Investigations: AD-Safe Guard -Anti Circumvention please visit: "https://www.ticaret.gov.tr/ithalat/ticaret-politikasi-savunma-araclari/damping-ve-subvansiyon/sorusturmalar" or "https://www.ticaret.gov.tr/ithalat/ticaret-politikasi-savunma-araclari/korunma-onlemleri/sorusturmalar"