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China: Import tariff increases on numerous consumer goods

Measure #11271 | Published 1 Apr 2016 | Inception 8 Apr 2016 ▲

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On 16 March 2016, the Chinese Ministry of Finance announced import tax increases for numerous goods. The rates (a combination of import tariffs, consumption tax & VAT) were increased from 10 to 15% for the following products:

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Italy: Investment support to Novamont SpA

Measure #11235 | Published 30 Mar 2016 | Inception 14 Dec 2015 ▲

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 On 14 December 2015, the European Investment Bank agreed to provide 15 million EUR for the production of biochemicals and bioplastics by Novamont SpA, as part of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (henceforth: EFSI).

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Italy: Investment support to Milazzo refinery

Measure #11231 | Published 30 Mar 2016 | Inception 17 Nov 2015 ▲

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 On 17 November 2015, the European Investment Bank agreed to provide 30 million EUR for the renovation of the Milazzo refinery, north off the coast of Sicily, as part of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (henceforth: EFSI).

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Eurasian Economic Union: Temporary exemption from the payment of import duties of certain agricultural goods (Groups 07, 08)

Measure #11225 | Published 29 Mar 2016 | Inception 21 Apr 2016 ▲

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Decision No. 25 of the Board (Collegium) of the Eurasian Economic Union of 22 March 2016 temporary abolishes or decreases the import duties with respect to certain agricultural goods.

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EC: New support package for European farmers

Measure #11191 | Published 22 Mar 2016 | Inception 14 Mar 2016 ▲

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 On 14 March 2016, the European Commission announced a new support package for European farmers. A previous package was announced on 7 September 2015 (cf. Related Measures).

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Germany: State aid to Salzgitter AG

Measure #11188 | Published 22 Mar 2016 | Inception 14 Apr 2010 ▲

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 On 14 April 2010, the European Commission approved state aid worth 19 million EUR to the German steel manufacturer Salzgitter AG to finance a new production method.

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Italy: Investment support for the steel products manufacturer Arvedi

Measure #11187 | Published 22 Mar 2016 | Inception 22 May 2015 ▲

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On 22 May 2015, the European Investment Bank initiated the Arvedi Modernisation Programme as part of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (henceforth: EFSI).  

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Italy: Bail out to steel producer Ilva

Measure #11186 | Published 22 Mar 2016 | Inception 21 Oct 2015 ▲

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On 20 January 2016, the European Commission announced in a press release that it had initiated an investigation into the state aid provided by Italy to its bankrupt steel producer Ilva in Taranto, where the  EU's largest steel plant is locate

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Poland: Bail out of the Coal Company

Measure #11158 | Published 16 Mar 2016 ▲

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On 15 March 2016, three Polish state-owned energy companies PGE, Energa and PGNiG agreed to provide 1.5 billion PLN (ca. 350 million EUR) to the Polish Mining Company (henceforth: PGG).

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Kazakhstan: Development Bank of Kazakhstan financed export operations of Kazakhstan-based Arcelor Mittal and Glencore international subsidiaries

Measure #11135 | Published 14 Mar 2016 | Inception 3 Sep 2015 ▲

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 According to a press report dated 3 September 2015, the Development Bank of Kazakhstan undertook the financing of export operations of Arcelor Mittal Temirtau JSC (part of the ArcelorMittal group) and Kazzinc LLP (part of Glencore Internatio

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