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Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - Dominican Republic


Saudi Arabia: SFD signs SAR 262.5 million financing agreement with Alwaha petrochemical company to promote Saudi exports

Measure #12602 | Published 15 Aug 2016 | Inception 23 Nov 2015 ▲

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On 23 November 2015, the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), signed a financing agreement with Alwaha.

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China: Adjusted import duty on a number of products imported for personal use

Measure #12570 | Published 12 Aug 2016 | Inception 8 Apr 2016 ▲

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On 8 April 2016, the State Council of China issued circular Shui Wei Hui [2016] No. 2 adjusting the import duty on a number of items brought into the country for personal use.

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China: Relaxation of import taxes on certain cross-border transactions via e-commerce for personal use

Measure #12569 | Published 12 Aug 2016 | Inception 8 Apr 2016 ▲

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On 23 March 2016, the Chinese Ministry of Finance announced changes to the import taxes on certain cross-border transactions via e-commerce. Hereto, certain goods falling under a value thresholds of RMB 2,000 (approx.

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Germany: State aid for indirect CO2 costs

Measure #12539 | Published 9 Aug 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2014 ▲

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 On 17 July 2013, the European Commission approved state aid for German energy-intensive industries within the EU Emission Trading System (henceforth: ETS).

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EC: New import and export license regime for agricultural products

Measure #12469 | Published 4 Aug 2016 | Inception 6 Nov 2016 ▲

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 On 18 May 2016, the European Commission issued regulation 2016/1239 consolidating its legislation on importing and exporting licences for agricultural products.

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Mexico: Establishment of the list of petroleum and oil products subject to mandatory prior export authorization

Measure #12451 | Published 31 Jul 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2015 ▲

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Effective 1 January 2015, the Ministry of Mexico for the first time established that the following HS Codes representing petroleum and oil products, were subject to mandatory prior export authorization : 2709, 2710, 2711 and 2712.

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Mexico: Establishment of the list of petroleum and oil products subject to mandatory prior import authorization

Measure #12450 | Published 31 Jul 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2015 ▲

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Effective 1 January 2015, the Energy Ministry of Mexico for the first time stated that the following petroleum and oil products were subject to mandatory prior import authorization: 2709, 2710, 2711 and 2712.

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Russian Federation: "Vnesheconombank"-issued guarantee (3 billion USD) as a security for NOVATEK company’s obligation

Measure #11982 | Published 26 Jul 2016 | Inception 24 Jun 2016 ▲

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An official press report of State Corporation "Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)" contains information concerning a guarantee at an amount that is equivalent to 3 billion US dollars.

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Argentina: The government reintroduced for 5 years a rebate for exports from ports in the geographical region of Patagonia

Measure #11963 | Published 24 Jul 2016 | Inception 11 Nov 2015 ▲

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The government on Argentina via Decree 2229/2015 reintroduced for 5 years a rebate for exports from ports in the geographical region of Patagonia. Only goods produced in the region are eligible for this rebate.  

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Brazil: Temporary decrease of import tariff on 221 capital goods

Measure #12017 | Published 24 Jul 2016 | Inception 21 Jul 2016 ▲

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On 20 July 2016, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution No. 63 decreasing the import tariff on 221 specific products related to capital goods from 14% or 12% to 2%.

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