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Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - Albania


Nigeria: Fund for restructing and refinancing loans to the manufacturing sector

Measure #1477 | Published 3 Jun 2010 | Inception 16 Apr 2010 ▲

Description

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as part of a N500billion power and real sector fund has given N200billion to restructure and refinance existing bank loans to the Nigerian SMEs (Small and medium scale enterprises) or manufacturing sector.

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[+ 4 more sectors]

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[+ 90 more tariff lines]

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Argentina: Reference prices for designated exports

Measure #1449 | Published 31 May 2010 | Inception 5 Mar 2010 ▲

Description

On 5 March 2010, the government of Argentina set new reference prices for a designated number of exports. The goods affected through decrees 2786-2790 include agricultural poducts such as grapes, honey and milk, but also articles of copper.

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[+ 4 more tariff lines]

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[+ 53 more jurisdictions]

The Custom Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan

Measure #1444 | Published 31 May 2010 | Inception 1 Jan 2010 ▲

Description

The Customs Union (hereinafter – CU) was established between Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia on the basis of the Eurasian economic community (EurAsEC) and is based on  a system of treaties between or with participation of  CU member

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[+ 24 more sectors]

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United States of America: Bill to strengthen customs enforcement for apparel

Measure #1441 | Published 27 May 2010 ▲

Description

Representative Larry Kissell (Democrat of North Carolina) and a bipartisan group of 23 cosponsors introduced on May 25, 2010 the Textile Enforcement and Security Act (TESA) (

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[+ 135 more tariff lines]

United States of America: Using revenue from apparel imports to fund program for domestic wool industry

Measure #1429 | Published 24 May 2010 ▲

Description

     The U.S. House of Representatives attempted to include in a wide-ranging tax bill a measure that would tax imported clothing in order to fund benefits that are granted to U.S. apparel manufacturers.

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[+ 2 more tariff lines]

Venezuela: Devaluation of the Bolivar

Measure #1395 | Published 7 May 2010 | Inception 11 Jan 2010 ▲

Description

On 8 January 2010, the Venezuelan government announced the devaluation of the Bolivar. Instead of the existing fixed exchange rate at 2.15 Bs/US Dollar, the government now operates a two-tier system.  

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[+ 22 more sectors]

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[+ 769 more tariff lines]

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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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[+ 17 more sectors]

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[+ 330 more tariff lines]

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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