7.12.2006   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 297/12


Notice regarding the application of anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard measures in force in the Community following enlargement to include the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania and the possibility of review

(2006/C 297/04)

When enlargement takes place on 1 January 2007, all anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard measures in force will automatically apply to imports into the enlarged twenty-seven Member State Community. Accordingly, these measures will also apply to imports into the two new Member States (1). On enlargement, there will be a number of pending investigations initiated before 1 January 2007. Should such investigations lead to measures, these will equally apply to imports into the twenty-seven Member State Community.

The Commission gives notice that it is prepared to review anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard measures pursuant to Article 11 (3) of Regulation (EC) No 384/96 (2), Article 19 of Regulation (EC) No 2026/97 (3), and Article 23 of Regulation (EC) No 3285/94 (4) where any interested party so requests and submits evidence that the measures would have been significantly different if they were based on information including the new Member States. In this regard, it should be noted that enlargement per se, in the absence of such evidence, is not a sufficient basis for a review to be initiated. Interested parties are invited to visit the DG Trade trade defence enlargement website:

(under http://ec.europa.eu/trade/issues/respectrules/tdi_enlarg/index_en.htm) for further information and for details of a helpdesk facility.


(1)  The Republic of Bulgaria and Romania.

(2)  As last amended by Council Regulation (EC) No 2117/2005 of 21.12.2005, OJ L 340 of 23.12. 2005, p. 17.

(3)  As last amended by Council Regulation (EC) No 461/2004 of 8.3.2004, OJ L 77 of 13.3. 2004, p. 12.

(4)  As last amended by Council Regulation (EC) No 2200/2004 of 13.12.2004, OJ L 374 of 22.12. 2004, p. 1.