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Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - Argentina


Malaysia: Export duty reintroduced on crude palm oil exports

Measure #7235 | Published 11 Sep 2014 | Inception 1 Mar 2013 ▲

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Malaysia set the export duty on crude palm oil at 4.5% from March 2013 after allowing a duty exemption for the months of January and February 2013 (see related measure).  

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Malaysia: Reduction and eventual exemption from export duty for crude palm oil

Measure #7232 | Published 10 Sep 2014 | Inception 1 Jul 2014 ▲

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In July 2014, Malaysia reduced the export duty on Crude Palm oil from 5.5% to 5%. The export duty was reduced further to 4.5% for the months of September and October 2014.

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Vietnam: Rubber exports exempt from tax

Measure #7231 | Published 10 Sep 2014 | Inception 2 Oct 2014 ▲

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On 18 August 2014, the Vietnamese Ministry of Finance issued Circular No. 111/2014/TT-BTC reducing export tax of rubber products under HS 4001, 4002, and 4005 from 1% to 0%.   The Circular tokk effect on 2 October 2014. 

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South Africa: Preferential procurement rules for local products under the B-BBEE scheme

Measure #7200 | Published 7 Sep 2014 | Inception 7 Dec 2011 ▲

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On 8 June 2011, the National Treasury of South Africa gazetted new Preferential Procurement Regulations, which grants preference for local firms in line with the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Act.

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Republic of Korea: Elimination of import-licensing capital requirement on certain alcoholic beverages

Measure #7194 | Published 7 Sep 2014 | Inception 15 Feb 2013 ▲

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On 15 February 2013, the Republic of Korea abolished the import-licensing capital requirement (previously at 50 million won, roughly US$ 44,500) for wines, beers, and whiskeys.

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Russian Federation: Discussed state-backed development of wine-making in Crimea

Measure #7183 | Published 4 Sep 2014 ▲

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Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Issue 6470 of September 2, 2014, reports that the idea of Mr Boris Titov, Presidential Commissioner for Entrepreneurs’ Rights, for the creation of a large state-owned wine-making corporation in Crimea, was discussed. 

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Ukraine: Proposed introduction of export duty on sunflower oil

Measure #7181 | Published 4 Sep 2014 ▲

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In the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) draft law #4858 was discussed. It proposes the exports of unrefined sunflower oil (code 1512 11 91 00) to be charged with a duty at the amount of 3%, starting from 1 January 2015. 

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United States of America: Special import quota for cotton

Measure #7158 | Published 30 Aug 2014 | Inception 24 Jul 2014 ▲

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EC: Amendment of import duties on certain agricultural, fishery and industrial products

Measure #7150 | Published 29 Aug 2014 | Inception 27 Jun 2013 ▲

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On 27 June 2013, the EC amended certain import tariffs for a variety of agricultural, fishery and industrial products. The initial list was set out in Regulation 1344/2011 (related measures)  

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EC: Suspension of import tariffs on a wide range of goods

Measure #7146 | Published 29 Aug 2014 | Inception 1 Jan 2014 ▲

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On 17 December 2013, the EC suspended the autonomous common customs tariff duties on certain agricultural and industrial products. The list includes more than 250 product lines. (4-digit HS codes).  

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