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Russian Federation: Cancelled quotas for migrants from visa-free countries

Measure #6703 | Published 18 Jun 2014 | Inception 1 Jan 2015 ▲

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On 16 June 2014, the State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament, adopted at first reading Draft Bill № 535567-6.

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Russian Federation: Simplified procedure for obtaining Russian citizenship by certain categories of foreigners

Measure #6702 | Published 18 Jun 2014 ▲

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On 17 June 2014, the State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament, adopted in third reading bill number 464776-6,  concerning a simplified procedure for obtaining of Russian citizenship by certain categories of foreigners.

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Russian Federation: Potential increase of the tax burden on employers of foreign workers with a share of more than 30%

Measure #6701 | Published 18 Jun 2014 ▲

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Currently the State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament, discusses bill number 546814-6 "On Amendments to Part Two of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation with regard to tax optimisation of employers hiring foreign workers&

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Sri Lanka: Trade implications of 2012 budget

Measure #6673 | Published 10 Jun 2014 | Inception 21 Nov 2011 ▲

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On 21 November 2011, the Sri Lankan Minister of Finance and Planning presented the budget for 2012 in the Parliament. The following changes are relevant to international commerce:

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India: Export of cotton yarn eligible for incentivisation scheme

Measure #6640 | Published 24 May 2014 | Inception 23 Jan 2014 ▲

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 On 23 January 2014, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry allowed exports of cotton yarn for benefits under the Incremental Exports Incentivisation Scheme (see related measure) for the financial year 2013-14.

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Sri Lanka: Trade implications of 2012-2013 budget

Measure #6622 | Published 21 May 2014 | Inception 9 Nov 2012 ▲

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 On 9 November 2012, the Sri Lankan Minister of Finance and Planning presented the budget for 2013 in the Parliament. The following are changes relevant to international commerce.

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Pakistan: Frequent amendments to export quotas for sugar

Measure #6593 | Published 21 May 2014 | Inception 31 Jan 2012 ▲

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South Africa: Electronic export monitoring system

Measure #6544 | Published 19 May 2014 | Inception 3 Jan 2011 ▲

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On 20 December 2010, the South African Reserve Bank issued Exchange Control Circular No. 46/2010, which replaces the existing paper-based export monitoring system by an electronic one.

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India: Debt restructuring package for the textile industry

Measure #6499 | Published 14 May 2014 | Inception 29 May 2012 ▲

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On 29 May 2012, the Ministry of Textiles approved a INR 35,000 crores (USD 6 billion) restructuring package for the debt owed by the domestic textile industry. The applications will be considered on a case-by-case.

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Russian Federation: Introduced requirement for certain expat workers categories to prove their knowledge of Russian language, history and basic legislation

Measure #6287 | Published 21 Apr 2014 | Inception 21 Apr 2014 ▲

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On 21 April 2014, President Vladimir Putin signed Federal Law on Amendments to Federal Law on the Legal Status of Foreign Citizens in the Russian Federation. It introduces the requirement foreign citizens who apply for a residence permit

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