Trade Remedies

Department for International Trade written question – answered on 29th January 2019.

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Photo of Barry Gardiner Barry Gardiner Shadow Minister (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Energy and Climate Change), Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether decisions of the Trade Remedies Authority on the imposition of a trade defence measure will take effect immediately or within a specified number of days.

Photo of George Hollingbery George Hollingbery Minister of State (International Trade)

The Trade Remedies Authority will make a recommendation to the Secretary of State for Trade on the imposition of measures. The Secretary of State will take a decision whether to accept or reject the recommendation.

Where the Secretary of State accepts the TRA’s recommendation, he will publish a notice in accordance with section 13 of the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Act 2018. The notice will specify that the measure comes into force the day following its publication.

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