information ON INITIATION OF A safeguard INVESTIGATION
THE REASON FOR IT
Ribbed concrete steel in bars – rebars
The following submission, dated
1 July 2020, is being circulated at the request of the Delegation of the
Republic of Serbia.
For transparency purposes, the Republic of Serbia hereby informs that a
safeguard investigation has been initiated as follows:
1 Date when the investigation was
The Government of the Republic of Serbia initiated the investigation on 26
June 2020. The Decision of Initiation of the investigation has been published
in the Official Gazette of RS No. 92/20 on 29 June 2020.
2 Product subject to the investigation
The product subject to this investigation is ribbed concrete steel in
bars – rebars currently classified within CN code 7214 20 00 00.
3 Reasons for the initiation of the
Based on the information received from the domestic industry, it was
preliminarily determined that the product concerned is being imported in
increased quantities and under such conditions so as to cause or threaten to
cause serious injury to domestic industry of the like or directly competitive
The investigation will determine whether the preconditions for adoption
of safeguard measures exist.
 For detailed information, please consult the Notice of Initiation
and the unofficial translation of the Decision, by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.