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UK: Second amendment to public procurement rules on use of British steel

Measure #13106 | Published 22 Dec 2016 | Inception 12 Dec 2016 ▲

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 On 12 December 2016, the UK government published the procurement policy note 11/16 amending its procurement rules on using British steel (cf. Related Measures). Following an update in April 2016 (cf.

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China: Subsidy to JISCO Hongxing Steel

Measure #13105 | Published 22 Dec 2016 | Inception 8 Sep 2016 ▲

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 On 8 September 2016, according to media reports, the Chinese local government in Gansu provided 136 million RMB (ca.

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United States of America: Buy-American provisions in water projects bill

Measure #13104 | Published 15 Dec 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2017 ▲

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In December 2016 President Obama signed into law the “Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act” or “WIIN Act” (esignated as S.612), which includes two provisions related to the Buy American policy.

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United States of America: Federal Transit Administration waiver of Buy American requirements for replacement equipment following Hurricane Sandy

Measure #13100 | Published 11 Dec 2016 | Inception 12 Dec 2016 ▲

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In a Federal Register notice published on December 12, 2016 (Vol. 81 No.

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United States of America: Federal Transit Administration waiver of Buy American requirements for diesel multiple unit rail vehicles

Measure #13098 | Published 11 Dec 2016 | Inception 12 Dec 2016 ▲

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In a Federal Register notice published on December 12, 2016 (Vol. 81 No.

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United States of America: Presidential order blocking a Chinese-German acquisition of a U.S. semiconductor firm

Measure #13089 | Published 6 Dec 2016 | Inception 2 Dec 2016 ▲

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On December 2, 2016 President Obama signed an order blocking the proposed acquisition of Aixtron, Inc., a California-based subsidiary of the German company Aixtron SE. All involved firms are in the semiconductor industry.

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United States of America: Reclassification of kits used to cut holes in wood or metal doors and consequent decrease in the MFN duty

Measure #13086 | Published 5 Dec 2016 | Inception 30 Jan 2017 ▲

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced a reclassification ruling in the November 30, 2016 edition of Customs Bulletin and Decisions that resulted in a decrease in the tariff applicable to kits used to cut holes in wood or metal doors.

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United States of America: Reclassification of photomask pellicles and consequent increase in the MFN duty

Measure #13080 | Published 4 Dec 2016 | Inception 30 Jan 2017 ▲

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced a reclassification ruling in the November 30, 2016 edition of Customs Bulletin and Decisions that resulted in an increase in the tariff applicable to photomask pellicles.

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United States of America: Reclassification of renewable diesel and consequent decrease in the MFN duty

Measure #13078 | Published 4 Dec 2016 | Inception 30 Jan 2017 ▲

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United States of America: Federal Transit Administration waiver of Buy American requirements for a horizontal lifeline fall protection maintenance tie back system

Measure #13072 | Published 22 Nov 2016 | Inception 19 Apr 2016 ▲

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In a Federal Register notice published on April 19, 2016 (Vol. 81, No.

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