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If you believe safeguard action might be justified, you should present a duly substantiated request to the authorities in one or more EU countries.

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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.

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EU knocks down barriers to exports of ceramic tiles

As of today, 31 March 2022, EU exporters of ceramic tiles will no longer need to undergo redundant testing or product audits when they export to Saudi Arabia, meaning exporting will become cheaper, faster and more predictable.