4.4 Contingent trade protective measures

Contingent trade protective measures are measures implemented to counteract particular adverse effects of imports in the market of the importing country, including measures aimed at ‘unfair’ foreign trade practices, contingent upon the fulfilment of certain procedural and substantive requirements. They include:

  • Anti-dumping measures;
  • Countervailing measures;
  • Safeguards (multilateral);
  • Agricultural special safeguards; and
  • Safeguards not elsewhere specified.