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China: Tariff adjustments starting 2016

Measure #11295 | Published 4 Apr 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2016 ▲

Description

 On 4 December 2015, the Chinese Ministry of Finance announced in a Notice that it would change the import and export tariffs starting 1 January 2016.

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China: Import tariff increases on numerous consumer goods

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

Description

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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EC: New support package for European farmers

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

Description

 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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Argentina: A reduction of export taxes for all minerals and manufactured products

Measure #11153 | Published 15 Mar 2016 | Inception 21 Dec 2015 ▲

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Argentina by means of Decree No. 160/2015,  announced the total removal of export taxes for all mineral and manufactured products.

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Indonesia, Malaysia & Thailand: Curbing world supply of natural rubber

Measure #11101 | Published 8 Mar 2016 | Inception 1 Mar 2016 ▲

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 On 7 March 2016, the Indonesian Ministry of Trade issued a press release stating that the members of the Indonesian Rubber Association (GAPKINDO) have agreed to curb the exports of natural rubber.

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Indonesia: Loosened export restrictions for mineral ores

Measure #11100 | Published 8 Mar 2016 | Inception 1 Feb 2016 ▲

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 On 23 December 2015, the Indonesian Trade Ministry issued regulation 119/M-DAG/PER/12/2015 changing the export restrictions for mineral ores. Export licenses requirement for mineral ores lifted

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Bangladesh: Export ban lifted from certain jute varities

Measure #10901 | Published 26 Jan 2016 | Inception 15 Dec 2015 ▲

Description

According to news reports, on 15 December 2015, Bangladesh has lifted the export ban on raw jute from certain processed varities. These varities include automatic scanning, machine cut jute (10-120mm), jute silver and jute TRO.

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