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Ref. : EIC 416/3

6 August 2018

Dear Sirs,

Commercial Information Circular No. 747/2018

Costa Rica : Initiation of Safeguard Investigations on Certain Steel Bars and Rods

The Costa Rican government issued Resolution No. 5/2018 to announce its initiation of safeguard investigation on certain steel bars and rods classified under Costa Rican Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTSCR) codes 7214., 7214., 7214., 7228., 7228. and 7228.   

2.For details, traders are advised to consult their importers in Costa Rica and/or the relevant Costa Rican Resolution (in Spanish) at:


3.For enquiries about the content of this circular, please contact Mr Lewis LAU at telephone number 2398 5405.

Yours faithfully,

(Ms Lydia CHAN)
for Director-General of Trade and Industry

Note: While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the above information, the Department cannot guarantee this to be so and will not be held liable for any reliance placed on the same.