Customs Updated:
31 Jul 2017

Tariff Book (S1 P1)
Costa Rica White Sugar Safeguard Investigation

On 09 July 2019, Costa Rica notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) Committee on Safeguards that it initiated a safeguard investigation on white sugar, classifiable in tariff subheading 1701.99.


The intention of this safeguard investigation is to determine whether increased imports of white sugar are causing, or is threatening to cause, serious injury to the Costa Rica sugar industry, to temporarily restrict imports.

Story by: Riaan de Lange