In the notification Ukraine indicated, among other things, as follows:
“Notice of the Decision of the Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade
No SP – 504/2021/4411-03 of 27.08.2021 is published in the official newspaper “Uryadoviy Courier” No 167 of September 01, 2021 (https://cutt.ly/8WTbWHi).
Within 30 days from the publication notice, the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine carries out registration of interested parties and considers the requirements for conducting of hearings. In investigation initiation enquiry it is necessary to indicate: name, juridical address, fax and telephone number, e-mail and name of contact person, type of activity (producer, importer, exporter, etc.). The recommended form of request for registration as an interested party of an investigation is provided in the annex to the notice.”
Further information is available in G/SG/N/6/UKR/22.
What is a safeguard investigation?
A safeguard investigation seeks to determine whether increased imports of a product are causing, or is threatening to cause, serious injury to a domestic industry.
During a safeguard investigation, importers, exporters and other interested parties may present evidence and views and respond to the presentations of other parties.
A WTO member may take a safeguard action (i.e. restrict imports of a product temporarily) only if the increased imports of the product are found to be causing, or threatening to cause, serious injury.