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Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - Dominican Republic


China: Elimination of automatic import licensing requirements on 130 tariff lines

Measure #7072 | Published 22 Aug 2014 | Inception 26 Aug 2013 ▲

Description

On 26 August 2013, China announced the removal of 130 tariff lines (at the 10-digit level) from the list of goods subject to automatic import licensing.

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[+ 11 more tariff lines]

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Viet Nam: Competitive devaluation of the dong

Measure #7011 | Published 16 Aug 2014 | Inception 19 Jun 2014 ▲

Description

On 18 June 2014, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has devalued the national currency, the dong (VND) by 1%, from 21,036 VND/USD to 21,246 VND/USD, effective the next day.

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Italy: Investment aid for processing and marketing of agricultural products in Bolzano

Measure #6856 | Published 25 Jul 2014 | Inception 1 Jan 2010 ▲

Description

On 7 July 2009, the European Commission allowed Italian authorities to provide investment aid for processing and marketing of agricultural products in the city of Bolzano.  

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[+ 15 more tariff lines]

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United States of America/State of Minnesota: Buy American law for uniforms and safety equipment

Measure #6851 | Published 24 Jul 2014 | Inception 1 Jan 2010 ▲

Description

The Minnesota state legislature enacted a Buy American law in 2009 that concerns the purchase of uniforms and safety equipment. The law is reproduced in full below.

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[+ 2 more tariff lines]

Italy: Rescue aid for Blue Panorama Airlines

Measure #6832 | Published 23 Jul 2014 | Inception 11 Jun 2014 ▲

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On 11 June 2014, the European Commission allowed Italy to provide the Blue Panorama Airlines S.p.A. with a rescue aid in the form of a 6-month guarantee for lines of credits in order to meet liquidity needs of EUR 12 million.

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United States of America/State of Arizona: Liberalization of imports of alcohol for personal use by members of the armed forces

Measure #6811 | Published 21 Jul 2014 | Inception 12 Apr 2011 ▲

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Under a bill (HB2357) that the governor of Arizona signed into law on April 12, 2011, the state laws affecting imports of alcohol are liberalized with respect to the personal imports made by members of the armed forces.

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United States of America/State of Texas: Liberalization of law on informal imports of alcohol

Measure #6810 | Published 21 Jul 2014 | Inception 1 Sep 2011 ▲

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Alcohol is, by one of the peculiarities of U.S. constitutional law and history, one of the few products in which the state governments share regulatory authority over imports with the Federal government.

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EC: Adjustment of tariff quotas on tomatoes, apricots, lemons, plums, peaches, pears and table grapes

Measure #6689 | Published 16 Jun 2014 | Inception 30 May 2012 ▲

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On 29 May 2012, the EC adjusted the trigger level for tomatoes, apricots, lemons, plums, peaches, pears and table grapes. The measure entered into force on 30 May 2012  

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EC: Adjustment of tariff quotas on apples and tomatoes

Measure #6688 | Published 16 Jun 2014 | Inception 1 Aug 2012 ▲

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On 28 August 2012, the EC adjusted the trigger level for apples and tomatoes.  

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EC: Adjustment of tariff quotas on mandarins, clementines, artichokes, oranges, pears, lemons, apples and courgettes

Measure #6686 | Published 16 Jun 2014 | Inception 12 Oct 2013 ▲

Description

On 11 October 2013, the EC adjusted the trigger level for mandarins, clementines, artichokes, oranges, pears, lemons, apples and courgettes.  

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