If you believe safeguard action might be justified, you should present a duly substantiated request to the authorities in one or more EU countries.
If the Commission (after consulting the national authorities) considers there is sufficient evidence to justify an investigation, it will open one (by publishing a notice in the EU’s Official Journal). The Commission can also launch investigations on its own initiative.
Today, the European Commission imposed anti-dumping duties on fatty acid from Indonesia. This follows an investigation which showed that EU industry was being harmed by dumped imports because it could not compete on price, resulting in a market share loss.
The Commission today imposed anti-dumping duties on imports of aluminium road wheels originating in Morocco. An investigation found that imports from Morocco were being dumped on the EU market and as such were harming the EU industry, which employs 17,000 people.