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Ethiopia: Repeated deliberate devaluation of the Birr

Measure #1317 | Published 1 May 2010 | Inception 30 Jan 2010 ▲

Description

According to numerous and consistent press reports, the National Bank of Ethiopia has repeatedly intervened to devalue its national currency since the end of 2008.

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Nigeria: Preference to local companies in new oil industry law

Measure #1313 | Published 30 Apr 2010 | Inception 22 Apr 2010 ▲

Description

The Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Bill (2010) has been signed into law by the acting president Goodluck Jonathan.

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[+ 4 more sectors]

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[+ 6 more tariff lines]

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Netherlands: Extension for guarantees for working capital for undertakings in primary production of agricultural products

Measure #1271 | Published 9 Apr 2010 | Inception 22 Dec 2009 ▲

Description

On 24 December 2010 the Dutch authorities contacted the European Commission regarding their intention to extend the scheme 'Limited amounts of compatible aid (guarantees for working capital) for undertakings active in the primary production of agr

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[+ 23 more tariff lines]

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Switzerland: Migration quota for workers from countries outside the EU and EFTA is cut in half

Measure #1239 | Published 24 Mar 2010 | Inception 1 Jan 2010 ▲

Description

On 4 December 2009, the Swiss Federal Council has cut in half the 2010 migration quota for workers from countries outside the EU and EFTA. Thus, only up to 2'000 B  and 3'500 L work permits could be allocated. 

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Argentina: media denounces de facto prohibition on bovine meat exports

Measure #1172 | Published 17 Feb 2010 | Inception 1 Feb 2010 ▲

Description

Argentinean local media reported a de facto prohibition on bovine meat exports.There is no record of any formal act of the Government embodying the measure.

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Russia: Elimination of export duties on fertilizers.

Measure #1162 | Published 12 Feb 2010 | Inception 27 Jan 2009 ▲

Description

Since February 1, 2009 export customs duties on nitrogenous fertilizers (3102) and on complex fertilizers (3105) have been fixed at the rate 0% of customs value compared to 8.5% of customs value before.

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Russia: Preferences to domestic producers in ammendments to Government Procurement Law

Measure #1088 | Published 18 Jan 2010 | Inception 1 Mar 2009 ▲

Description

Changes have been made in state procurement legislation.

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[+ 2 more sectors]

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[+ 159 more tariff lines]

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United States of America: Renewal of preferential trade programs

Measure #1032 | Published 16 Dec 2009 ▲

Description

The authorizations for two preferential trade programs that extend duty-free treatment to U.S. imports from developing countries were due to expire on December 31, 2009 unless new legislation was approved to renew the programs.

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[+ 15 more sectors]

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Finland: Temporary Accelerated Depreciation for productive investments

Measure #1008 | Published 7 Dec 2009 | Inception 1 Jan 2009 ▲

Description

On 17 March 2009 the Finnish authorities notified the 'Act on the temporarily accelerated depreciation for productive investments' for reasons of legal certainty.  

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[+ 77 more tariff lines]

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Egypt: Repeated extension of ban on rice exports until 2012

Measure #0890 | Published 6 Nov 2009 | Inception 21 Sep 2010 ▲

Description

The Ministry of Trade and Industry extended a ban on rice exports for an additional year from 17 September 2011 to October 2012.

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