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Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - Cook Islands


EC: New Generalised Scheme of Preferences

Measure #4047 | Published 10 Jan 2013 | Inception 1 Jan 2014 ▲

Description

On 25 October 2012, the EC adopted a new scheme of generalised tariff preferences for selected developing countries (regulation EU 978/2012) that replaces the 2008 regulation (EU 732/2008).  

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[+ 20 more sectors]

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[+ 997 more tariff lines]

EC: Suspension of autonomous common customs tariff duties on certain goods

Measure #3781 | Published 18 Oct 2012 | Inception 1 Jan 2012 ▲

Description

On 19 December 2011, the EC decided to suspend the common customs tariff on a multitude of goods, especially agricultural, fishery and industrial products. This tariff liberalisation will enter into force on 1 January 2012.

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[+ 9 more sectors]

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[+ 235 more tariff lines]

Indonesia: Temporary import regulations for used capital goods

Measure #3726 | Published 4 Oct 2012 | Inception 13 Feb 2012 ▲

Description

The Minister of Trade Regulation 48/2011, dated 29 Dec 2011, on the imports of used capital goods allows the imports of 306 used capital goods (but not scrap), classified under HS 73 (articles of iron and steel), 84 and 85 (machinery and electrica

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[+ 53 more tariff lines]

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United States of America: Reauthorization of GSP, increase in import fee, and expansion of Trade Adjustment Assistance

Measure #2714 | Published 14 Sep 2011 ▲

Description

    Both houses of Congress have approved, and the president will soon sign into law, an untitled bill (H.R.2832) providing for the retroactive r

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United States of America: Expiration and renewal of trade preferences and other programs

Measure #2007 | Published 26 Dec 2010 ▲

Description

     On January 1, 2011, the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) of the United States expired.

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United States of America: Bill to ban imports of goods for which there is no registered domestic agent

Measure #1529 | Published 11 Jun 2010 ▲

Description

        A bill that was under consideration in the U.S.

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[+ 4 more sectors]

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[+ 871 more tariff lines]

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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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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Brazil: Public financing for the production of goods for exports by small and medium companies (pre-shipment phase)

Measure #0715 | Published 16 Sep 2009 | Inception 26 Aug 2009 ▲

Description

Companies with gross annual income up to R$ 60 million will be able to obtain credit from the Export Financing Program - PROEX for the production of goods destined for export.

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[+ 22 more sectors]

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[+ 888 more tariff lines]

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Japan: State endorsement of private initiative to raise food self-sufficiency

Measure #0377 | Published 17 Aug 2009 | Inception 20 Oct 2009 ▲

Description

“Food Action Nippon” is a citizen movement that aims at raising self sufficiency rate in Japan by providing information about agriculture, domestic food, eating habits and food imports.

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[+ 115 more tariff lines]

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