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  The GCC Bureau of Technical Secretariat for Anti Injurious Practices in International Trade contributes to close the Investigation established by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Against its Imports of "Potato Chips Product"

GCC- Riyadh
The GCC Assistant Secretary for Economic and Development Affairs, HE Khalifa Al-Abri stated that based on the mandate of the GCC Bureau of Technical Secretariat for Anti Injurious Practices in International Trade from the government of the Kingdom of Bahrain. To defend Bahrain's interests in the Investigation established by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan against its imports of "Potato Chips" from countries of the world. The GCC Bureau started its work in coordination with the government of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and participated actively in defending the interests of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
This resulted in closing the investigation without imposing preventive measures, indicating the success and impact of legal and technical defenses presented by the GCC Bureau in coordination with the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Moreover, the GCC Bureau participation in the hearing held in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on January 6, 2020.
His Excellency clarified that the GCC Bureau, to activate the role assigned to it according to the GCC unified law, to provide advice and technical support to the GCC producers and exporters who face cases related to dumping, support, or prevention from other countries, and to follow up their progress in coordination with the concerned authorities of member states.
The GCC Bureau succeeded in many of the previous cases, in which it delegated by the ministries and the concerned authorities in the GCC states to exclude those countries from imposing fees against their imports. As well as closing a number of investigations opened by some countries without any fees or measures being imposed on the GCC states exports.
For his part, the General Director of the GCC Bureau, HE Rehan Mubarak Fayez, valued the trust of the member states and the GCC industry, noting that this generous trust gained based on the successes the GCC Bureau achieved in its previous dealings with reverse issues. He stressed that this confidence increases GCC Bureau's determination to exert more efforts and work to achieve the goals for which the Bureau was established and the most important of which is protecting the GCC industry from harmful practices in international trade and strengthening its role in developing the economies of the GCC states.