On 22 September 2016, the WTO announced that China notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 22 September 2016 a safeguard investigation on sugar.

Trade Remedy and Investigation Bureau

Ministry of Commerce

The People’s Republic of China

2, Dong Chang An Street, Beijing, China

Tel: 0086-10-65198757,65198412

Fax: 0086-10-85093401

Websites:  http://trb.mofcom.gov.cn

http://www.cacs.mofcom.gov.cn

The deadlines and procedures for interested parties to present evidence and their comments

  1. Comments on initiation of investigation: Interested parties may submit written comments to Trade Remedy and Investigation Bureau of MOFCOM within 20 days from the Initiation Notice publication day if they wish to comment on the product under investigation, standing of the applicant, or any other related matters.
  2. Registration for participating in the safeguard investigation: Any interested parties may register to participate in the safeguard investigation at Trade Remedy and Investigation Bureau of MOFCOM within 20 days from the publication day of this notice.
  3. Hearing: Interested parties may apply to Trade Remedy and Investigation Bureau of MOFCOM for holding a hearing, and may inquire relevant information of hearings on relevant websites.”

Further information is available in G/SG/N/6/CHN/2.